The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH) presents
The 12th National Conference on Planning History
in cooperation with the Northern New England Chapter of the American Planning Association (NNECAPA)
Portland, Maine Oct. 25-28, 2007
Papers are cordially invited on all aspects of urban, regional and community planning history. Particularly welcome are papers or complete sessions addressing the planning of urban waterfronts; architecture, planning, and landscape design in New England; historic preservation; and studies that consider race, class, gender and sexuality in planning. Papers presented at the conference will be considered for the Francois Auguste de Montequin Prize (best paper in North American colonial planning history) and a Student Research Prize.
SACRPH is an interdisciplinary organization dedicated to promoting scholarship on the history of planning cities and metropolitan regions. Its members come from a range of professions and areas of interest, and include architects, planners, historians, environmentalists, landscape designers, public policy makers, preservationists, community organizers, students and scholars from across the country and around the world. SACRPH publishes a quarterly journal, The Journal of Planning History, hosts a biennial conference, sponsors awards for research and publication in the field of planning history, and maintains a Web site (http://www.urban.uiuc.edu/sacrph).
NNECAPA is one of 48 chapters of the American Planning Association (APA), and serves members in Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. The APA is a non-profit public interest and research organization committed to urban, suburban, regional, and rural planning. APA and its professional institute, the American Institute of Certified Planners, advance the art and science of planning to meet the needs of people and society. The organization publishes the Journal of the American Planning Association, issues awards for best planning practices, hosts national and regional conferences, distributes newsletters, and maintains a Web site ( http://www.planning.org).
The program committee welcomes proposals for either individual papers or whole sessions of two or three papers with comment. Submissions must include the following materials:
* a one-page abstract of each paper, clearly marked with title and participant's name
* a one-page curriculum vitae for each participant, including address, telephone, and e-mail information (for individual papers)
* up to four key words identifying the thematic emphases of the work
Proposals must be sent by February 15, 2007 to firstname.lastname@example.org with an attached file (preferably Word) that includes the proposal and the c.v.s of all session participants. Inquires may be directed to Program Committee Co-Chairs Robin Bachin at email@example.com and Alison Isenberg at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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