Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria
901 North Fairfax Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
All Paper Sessions are at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
Andrew Johnston (University of Virginia), “Building the Intangible: Tourism and Authenticity in China”
Christopher J. Slaby (College of William and Mary), “The Brafferton Indian School: History, Memory, and the Legacy of a Colonial Institution”
Julia Tischer (McGill University), “Rubble and Home: Spatial biographies in German Hochbunkers (1945-1960)”
J.-R. Thuot (Université du Québec à Rimouski), “Shaping the Post-Conquest Landscape: Church Architecture in French-Canadian Parishes in the St. Lawrence Valley, 1760-1860”
Emily Utt (LDS Church History Department), “Constructing Heaven in Hell: 19th Century Latter-day Saint Public Works Projects in St. George, Utah”
Matthew Teismann (MKC Architects), “Architecture Without Origins: Cultural & Spiritual Estrangement in Postcolonial Bawömataluo”
James I. Deutsch (Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage), “The Shared Heritage of Notley Young’s Tobacco Plantation on the Potomac”
Henry Hull (Commonwealth Antiques and Appraisals), “The Lower Potomac: Architectural Responses to a Reborn Waterway, 1830-1860”
Nancy M. Germano (Indiana University), “The “Nation’s River”: At the Confluence of Urban and Rural Ideals”
Paper Session II: 10:00-11:30 a.m.
Shannon Mical Sardell (University of Oregon) and James Michael Buckley (University of Oregon), “Fieldwork in the Forest: The Fenn Ranger Station in Idaho’s Nez Perce National Forest”
Laura Grotjan (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “The Harvestore Silo: A Beacon of Prosperity’s Descent into Obsolescence”
Elijah Gaddis (Auburn University), “Trauma, nostalgia, and the interpretation of postindustrial place”
Brent Fortenberry (Texas A&M University), “Shelter on the River–The Storm Towers of the Santee Delta”
Sally Sutton (Plymouth University), “Safeguarding the Maritime Traditions of the Tidal Thames: Historic Boats as a form of Contemporary Vernacular Architecture”
Joy Huntington (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “Redlining in the Madison Urban Landscape: How Women Influenced the Development of a City”
Noam Shoked (University of California, Berkeley), "Design From Below on the Hills of Samaria: Ofra and the Community Settlement"
Wei (Windy) Zhao (University of Utah), “Politicizing the Vernacular: Building a New Capital of China with Renovated Courtyard Houses”
Rebecca Summer (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “From Alley Slums to Courts: Clearing Racialized Space in Mid-Century Washington, DC”
Cameron Moon [fem.] (Drayton Hall Preservation Trust), “The Caretaker’s House at Drayton Hall: A Comparative Study of Rural Freedmen’s Houses in the South Carolina Lowcountry”
Jennifer Wilkoski Glass (The Montpelier Foundation), “Returning Slavery to the Built Landscape: The Reconstruction of Montpelier’s South Yard, A Focus on Fieldwork in the Piedmont of Virginia”
Richard H. Schein (University of Kentucky), “They sing no more by the glimmer of the moon”
Samuel Avery-Quinn (Appalachian State University), “The Greatest Agricultural Colony on Earth: Landscape and Community Development of the Estell Colony, 1895-1910”
Andrew Marshall (University of Virginia), “Economy and Efficiency: The postwar negotiation of public services and architecture in small Virginian communities”
Royce Earnest (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), “Park Forest, Illinois: Oral histories of a planned community”
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch
Paper Session III: 1:00-2:30 p.m.
Sally L. Berk (Preservation Activist), “Altruistist Profit?: Wardman’s Early-20th Century Housing for Workers in Washington, DC”
Dustin R. Valen (McGill University), “Back to the Land?: Depression-era Self-help Housing in Newfoundland”
Richard Longstreth (George Washington University), “The Unusual Transformation of Glenarden, Maryland”
Gloria M. Colom (Indiana University), "Puerto Rico After Maria: Creative Reactivation of Traditions for Survival"
Sydney K. Varajon (Ohio State University), “Disaster Response and Rebuilding: The Cultural Landscape of Gatlinburg, A Case Study”
Susanna Pyatt (Western Kentucky University), "Folklorists and the Restoration of the South Union Shaker Village Wash House"
Gerald L. Pocius (Memorial University of Newfoundland), discussant
Gabrielle Berlinger (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), discussant
Lydia Mattice Brandt (University of South Carolina) and Philip Mills Herrington (James Madison University), "Scarlett's Dream House: The 1960s Antebellum Plantation at Stone Mountain, Georgia"
J. Philip Gruen (Washington State University), “Fortified Sunrise: Architecture, Tourism, and the Landscape of Disappearance at Mount Rainier National Park”
Tim Davis (U. S. National Park Service), “Pilgrims, Profits and Professionals: The Evolution of the Mount Vernon Pilgrimage”
Susane Havelka (McGill University), “A shared Heritage: Urban and rural experience on the banks of the Arctic Sea”
Sarah Fayen Scarlett (Michigan Technological University), “Suburbs Without a City: When Mining Companies Developed Picturesque Neighborhoods”
Seung-youp Lee (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), “Visualizing the Invisible - Case Studies of Corner Entrances in Milwaukee Tied Houses”
Paper Session IV: 3:00-4:30 p.m.
Jessica Ellen Sewell (University of Virginia), “The Problem of Gender in Vernacular Architecture”
Erin Eckhold Sassin (Middlebury College) and Florence Feiereisen (Middlebury College), “Lending an Ear to Architectural History: Meyers Hof (1873-1972)”
Arijit Sen (University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee), “VAF Architecture Tours as Tools of Social Change”
Sarah Sanders Potere (AECOM), “One Land, Two American Dreams: Rediscovering the Secondary duPont Narrative at James Madison’s Montpelier”
Mary Fesak (Clemson University and the College of Charleston), “The Early-to-mid Twentieth Century Equine Landscapes of Aiken and Camden, South Carolina”
Anna Vemer Andrzejewski (University of Wisconsin, Madison), “’Big Sellers of Sunshine:’ The Mackle Company’s Efforts in Retirement and Vacation Homebuilding in Florida, 1955-‐65”
Susan Garfinkel (Library of Congress), “Remembering MOVE; or, the Everyday Spaces of Extraordinary Events”
Eli Pousson (Baltimore Heritage), “Tearing Down "Blight" in Baltimore”
David Rotenstein (Invisible Montgomery), “Suburbia’s Great Rebuilding: Gentrification, Displacement, and Erasure”