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Call for Sessions: Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada 45th Annual Conference



The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) will be hosting in 45th annual conference in Halifax next year. Taking place from May 28-31, 2019, the conference will use Halifax’s architectural heritage as a springboard for discourse, with a call for session proposals now underway.

The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) conference will feature an opening reception Tuesday evening, paper sessions Wednesday through Friday, tours, and a concluding banquet Friday evening. Several events are planned in cooperation with the “Spring Forum” of the Nova Scotia Association of Architects, including a public keynote lecture on Wednesday evening, and parallel paper sessions and panel discussions on Thursday. Doors Open Halifax follows on Saturday for those wanting further architectural tours.

Scholars from any discipline whose work relates to the built environment in Canada are welcome to submit a session proposal, to include:

Name and one-page CV of proposed session chair(s)
Title and abstract of the session (maximum 200 words)
Format of session: paper session, panel, discussion, debate, etc.
Names of possible or invited presenters (if known)
Any special physical or technical requirements for the session

Please send session proposals to: ssac2019seac@gmail.com no later than Friday, December 21, 2018. A call for papers will follow at the beginning of January, 2019. More information is available via the Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada (SSAC) website: https://canada-architecture.org/