HIG Event, Friday, October 21, 2022 Moderator: Jennifer Kaufmann-Buhler, HIG Research Committee At SAH 2022 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, HIG President Paula Lupkin presented a paper based on extensive research into the historiography of interiors in several major scholarly journals, including the Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, the Journal of Design History, and Winterthur Portfolio. The Historic Interiors Affiliate Group of the Society of Architectural Historians (HIG) and its Research Committee invite you to participate in an online working session to examine new research on the history of interiors. At this session participants will discuss and analyze the research and findings of her paperRead More →

2022 Conference Guide compiled by the HIG Events & Conferences Committee The program for the Society of Architectural Historians 2022 Annual Meeting, held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, included several events of interest to HIG members. In April 2022 HIG’s Events & Conferences Committee provided a detailed guide to the conference. Those who were planning to attend the SAH 2022 Conference were invited to download a guide compiled by the HIG Events and Conferences Committee to highlight sessions of interest to HIG members. These included:Read More →

SAH-HIG-The Historic Interiors Affiliate Group, invites its members and scholars of medieval art and architecture to submit proposals for its second HIG-organized session at the Society of Architectural Historians in Montreal in April 2023.  Its focus, on material culture and medieval church interiors, expands our group’s consideration of the history of the interior beyond the modern period. The deadline for the submission of proposals is June 7, 2022. https://www.sah.org/2023/call-for-papers Material Religion Through the Sacred Interior Following the Protestant Reformation, clerics and church officials stripped the interior spaces of many western medieval churches of their polychromy, textiles, choir screens, side altars, and sculptures, fundamentally changing theRead More →

SAH 2022 April 27-May 1st in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania HIG Business Meeting and By-Laws Vote, UPDATED TIME: Thursday 4/28/2022 1:30 – 2:30 PM ET Zoom link for those who wish to join virtually: Paula Lupkin is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.Topic: SAH-HIG Spring Business Meeting Time: Apr 28, 2022 01:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)Join Zoom Meeting https://unt.zoom.us/j/81630233694Meeting ID: 816 3023 3694 One tap mobile +13462487799,,81630233694# US (Houston) +12532158782,,81630233694# US (Tacoma)Dial by your location         +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston)         +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)         +1 669 900 6833 USRead More →

Monday, March 28, 2pm EST (11 am PST, 12 pm MST, 1 pm CST, 7:00 GMT) New Approaches to Interiors in New Books Organized by the SAH Historic Interiors Group (HIG), this online event concerns methods and approaches to race, gender, sexuality and politics in two new books which can help in understanding historic interiors. Kristina Wilson, Mid-Century Modernism and the American Body: Race, Gender, and the Politics of Power in Design (Princeton U. Press, 2021) Examining advice manuals, advertisements in Life and Ebony, furniture, art, and more, Wilson offers a powerful new look at how codes of race, gender, and identity influenced—and were influenced by—Modern design and shaped its presentationRead More →