Welcome to the Spring Issue of VAN. Feel free to use this link if you just want to scroll through all the stories directly on the website, or take a look below for highlights of the issue with links directly to each story.
For the most current news, VAF President Claire Dempsey has provided an informative update on changes to the San Antonio conference and meeting for this year and plans for 2020 as well. Speaking of the future, don’t miss the update from VAF Treasurer Claudia Brown. If you are interested in getting more involved with VAF, please see the call for a new co-editor for Buildings & Landscapes along with profiles of the current editors, Lydia Mattice Brandt and Carl Lounsbury. Don’t forget to check out the member news section, calls for papers, and updates on the New England Chapter meeting.
In publications news, the Spring Bibliography is packed as usual with useful resources that contribute to vernacular studies and keep your eyes on your inbox for a special post-virtual conference issue of the newsletter in mid-May that will highlight our award winners and provide a ballot for voting in the annual meeting.
Christine Henry, Newsletter Editor