Multiple VAF Members receive recognition from SESAH

08 Jul 2017 12:01 PM | Christine R Henry (Administrator)

Many members of VAF are also active in SESAH and have been recognized with publication awards in the past two years.  In 2016,

  • Louis Nelson won the SESAH award for the best essay published on a southern subject for “The Falmouth House and Store: Social Landscapes of Caribbean Commerce in the Eighteenth Century,” in Building the British Atlantic World: Spaces, Places, and Material Culture 1600-1850 edited by Daniel Maudlin and Bernard L. Herman, University of North Carolina Press, 2016.
  • Dana E. Byrd won the SESAH award for the best journal article on a southern subject for “Motive Power: Fans, Punkahs, and Fly Brushes in the Antebellum South,” in Buildings and Landscapes: Journal of the Vernacular Architecture Forum (Spring, 2016).
  • Kenneth Hafertepe won the SESAH award for the best book on a southern subject for The Material Culture of German Towns, Texas A&M University Press, 2016.

and in 2015, 

  • Carrie Dilley won the SESAH award for the best book on a southern subject for Thatched Roofs and Open Sides: The Architecture of Chickees and Their Changing Role in Seminole Society, Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2015.
  • Andrew Santoval-Strausz won the SESAH award for the best journal article on a southern subject for“Latino Landscapes: Postwar Cities and the Transnational Origins of a New American Urbanism,” Journal of American History 101 (December 2014). 
  • Richard Longstreth won the SESAH award for the best essay on a southern subject for “The Continuous Transformation of Savannah’s Broughton Street” in Looking Beyond the Icons: Midcentury Architecture, Landscape, and Urbanism  edited by Richard W. Longstreth, University of Virginia Press, 2015.
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