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"Washington Builds for War" call for papers: deadline extended

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  • Albert LaFrance
    The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to September 6. Details are at http://coldwar-c4i.net/Events/WashBuildsForWarCFP.pdf . Albert ... From:
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      The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to September 6.
      Details are at http://coldwar-c4i.net/Events/WashBuildsForWarCFP.pdf .

      Albert

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Albert LaFrance" <lafrance@...>
      To: "Cold War Comms list" <coldwarcomms@yahoogroups.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
      seeking
      > > 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.
      Papers
      > > may consider any period from before the establishment of the national
      > > capital to the present and characterized by either active combat or
      uneasy
      > > peace.
      > >
      > > The purpose of the symposium is to feature recent research in a format
      > that
      > > encourages comment and discussion. Papers must be analytical rather
      than
      > > 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,
      2005.
      > > 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
      curriculum
      > > 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
      session
      > > moderators, who will work with presenters to develop themes for
      > discussion.
      > >
      > > For further information, contact Lisa Davidson by email
      > > (lisa_davidson@...) or phone (202-354-2179).
      >
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