Deadline for proposals to the SSAC annual conference

The Society for the Study of Architecture in Canada invites you to submit a proposal for a paper to be presented at the annual conference which will take place in Edmonton from May 29 to June 1, 2013. Eight sessions are proposed:

* Cities Transformed: Adaptive Reuse and the Urban Fabric

* Architectures of Renewal: On the “New” First Nation Architecture of Canada

* The Role of Government Programs in the Conservation and Commemoration of the Built Environment

* Churches at the Heart of the Community

* Toward Positive Social Engagement: Can Architecture (Still) Have an Impact?

* Canada’s Master Architect: Arthur Erickson and the Public Realm

* Teaching Architectural or Design History in Canada

* Current Research

Proposals may be in French or English and should include: your paper’s title, which session it relates to, an abstract describing it (maximum 200 words), a description of your audio-visual requirements, and your CV (maximum 1 page).

The deadline for proposals is January 31, 2013. Please send your proposals to both Dorothy Field, 2013 Conference Committee at and Peter Coffman, President, SSAC at

Presenters are required to be members in good standing of the SSAC at the time of the conference.

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