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VAF-New England Annual Meeting

  • 02 Apr 2016
  • 8:30 AM - 3:45 PM
  • Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge, MA

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"50 Years Back, 50 Years Forward: The National Historic Preservation Act"

8:30-9:00
Registration and Coffee

9:00-9:10        
Welcome:
Shantia Anderheggen, VAF-NE President

9:10-9:40          
The National Historic Preservation Act and VAF: The Populist Revolution, Kim Hoagland, Professor Emerita, Michigan Technological University 

9:40-10:50        
Panel 1: Educating About the Vernacular
Moderator: Zachary Violette, (Boston University, PhD)
Betsy Cromley (Independent Scholar; Professor Emeritus, Northeastern University); Kim Hoagland (Professor Emerita, Michigan Technological University); Robert Russell (Professor, Cultural and Historic Preservation, Salve Regina University); and Myron Stachiw (Consultant, Visiting Lecturer in Art, Architecture, & Art History, UMass Amherst)

10:50-11:50
Greenwood Award Winner: Ian 
Stevenson (PhD Candidate, Boston University) ~  "Fraternity, Furlough, and Family: Maine's Civil War Veteran Summer Cottages" 

11:50-12:00
2016 VAF-NE Field Trip Preview

12:00-1:15
LUNCH:  
Please join in an informal box lunch at the Oliver Wight Tavern for $20/person.  Other lunch options are also available at OSV as well as outside the Village in nearby Sturbridge.

1:15-2:00
Greenwood Award Finalist:
Andrew Cushing (MA Candidate, University of Pennsylvania) ~ "A Damming Problem: The Relocation and Modern Planning of Hill, NH's New Village"

2:00-3:15
Panel 2: The Vernacular in Practice

Moderator: Elizabeth Igleheart (National Park Service, retired)
Betsy Friedberg (MA); Peter Michaud (NH); Christi Mitchell (ME); Jenny Scofield (CT); and Laura Trieschmann (VT)

3:15-3:45
Annual Meeting (VAF-NE Members)
~ President's Report; Secretary's Report; Treasurer's Report; 2015 Field Trips; 2015 VAF National Meeting (Chicago, IL); Board Nominations and Vote

*Lunch reservations only accepted through March 24!

**VAF-New England operates primarily through donated funds and services.  Your additional contribution will help us to continue our program of field trips and annual conference.  

Questions? Email us at vafnewengland@gmail.com.


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