>The Vernacular Architecture Forum is soliciting proposals from
>academics, consultants, and other scholars for presentations at its
>Annual Meeting to be held in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, May 12-16,
>2004. The conference theme is ĺ─˙Pennsylvania German Architecture
>and Landscape, 1720-1920.ĺ─¨ Papers may address any aspect of
>vernacular architecture from any geographic region worldwide. They
>should be primarily analytical rather than descriptive. The
>committee especially encourages submissions investigating topics
>related to the conference theme.
> Proposals may be for either a twenty-minute paper on a
>subject the author has extensively researched, or a ten-minute
>ĺ─˙work in progressĺ─¨ report. Selection will be based on the
>proposed paperĺ─˘s original contribution to the study of vernacular
>architecture. Previously published material will not be accepted.
>Papers presented at the meeting will be considered for publication
>in the VAFĺ─˘s Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture series.
>One-time fellowship awards may be available to students and young
>professionals whose papers have been accepted.
> Proposals should include a title for the paper and the
>authorĺ─˘s name, address, email address, and telephone and fax
>numbers. The proposals should be single-sided, a maximum of 400
>words, and accompanied by a brief curriculum vitae. They must state
>the argument of the paper, discuss the methodology, and lay out
>scope and content. Only one submission per author will be accepted.
> Proposals must be postmarked by October 15, 2003.
>Accepted papers, tailored to the prescribed time limits, must be
>submitted in full to the session chairs by March 15, 2004.
>Presenters must deliver their papers in person and be VAF members at
>the time of the conference.
> Please send proposals to:
>Warren Hofstra, Department of History, Shenandoah University, 1460
>University Drive, Winchester VA 22601; [log in to unmask]
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