"Washington Builds for War" call for papers: deadline extended
- The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to September 6.
Details are at http://coldwar-c4i.net/Events/WashBuildsForWarCFP.pdf .
----- Original Message -----
From: "Albert LaFrance" <lafrance@...>
To: "Cold War Comms list" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, April 26, 2004 5:13 PM
Subject: Fw:" Washington Builds for War" call for papers
> > Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians
> > Call For Papers - Deadline August 2, 2004
> > Washington Builds for War: Defense, the Homefront, and Security in the
> > Capital Region
> > Sixth Biennial Symposium on the
> > Historic Development of Metropolitan Washington, D.C.
> > March 5 & 6, 2005 at the School of Architecture, University of Maryland,
> > College Park
> > The Latrobe Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians is
> > papers about the impact of domestic and international conflicts on the
> > built environment of the Nation's Capital and the surrounding areas of
> > Maryland and Virginia. We encourage papers on all aspects of war-related
> > construction, including military installations and defense systems;
> > homefront activities such as housing and office construction; war
> > memorials; and security measures, both historic and contemporary.
> > may consider any period from before the establishment of the national
> > capital to the present and characterized by either active combat or
> > peace.
> > The purpose of the symposium is to feature recent research in a format
> > encourages comment and discussion. Papers must be analytical rather
> > descriptive in nature and should place war-related construction in a
> > comparative context of political, social, economic, and cultural forces.
> > Accepted proposals will be grouped into thematic sessions to encourage
> > substantive comparative discussion among presenters, moderators, and
> > audience. All papers sessions will take place on Saturday, March 5,
> > A bus tour of related sites in the Washington area will take place on
> > Sunday, March 6, 2005.
> > Please send a 350-word abstract of a 20-minute paper, and your
> > vitae, postmarked by August 2, 2004 to:
> > Lisa Pfueller Davidson
> > Latrobe Chapter, SAH Symposium
> > 3907 Madison Street
> > Hyattsville, MD 20781
> > All applicants will be notified of the selection by September 15, 2004.
> > January 3, 2005 is the firm deadline for final text to be sent to
> > moderators, who will work with presenters to develop themes for
> > For further information, contact Lisa Davidson by email
> > (lisa_davidson@...) or phone (202-354-2179).