The Society for American City and Regional Planning History (SACRPH)
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.
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.
The conference will take place at the historic Eastland Park Hotel in downtown Portland. The hotel is located in the heart of Portland’s arts and shopping district, and is only moments away from Portland's famed Old Port waterfront and the financial district. Visit http://www.eastlandparkhotel.com for additional information.
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