Report on the 2016 Society of Architectural Historians Conference

  • Jacqueline Spafford University of California, Santa Barbara
Keywords: conference, architecture, architectural, historian, history, preservation, design, style, tour, roundtable, plenary, fellow, survey


The 69th Society of Architectural Historians conference was held April 6-10, 2016 in Pasadena, California. The conference was an international gathering of nearly 800 architectural historians, architects, historic preservationist, information professionals, and commercial partners. In the two days of sessions, 212 scholarly papers were presented. In addition, there were round tables, special interest group meetings, highlighted talks, and two days of tours.

Author Biography

Jacqueline Spafford, University of California, Santa Barbara

Jackie Spafford has been the Curator of the Image Resource Center at UCSB since 1998. During this time she has overseen waves of transition and growth of the Center's services and collection. She is the co-editor of the Society of Architectural Historians' SAHARA project. Prior to coming to UCSB she worked at the Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto, Ontario, and attended the University of Toronto.

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