The California Preservation Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Call for Student Papers to be presented at the California Preservation Foundation’s annual conference, entitled, “Deep Roots in Dynamic Times,” at the Sheraton of Palo Alto from May 17 – 20, 2018.
- Selected students will present a topic at the “On the Cutting Edge: Students in Preservation Share their Research” session
- The full session is scheduled for May 18, 2018 from 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
- Up to five students will be selected to present their papers at the conference
- Each selected student will be awarded a travel grant of $400, thanks to a generous gift from Liz’s Antique Hardware and an anonymous donor.
The California Preservation Foundation is accepting abstracts no later than Monday, February 19, 2018 for a session presentation in one of the following themes (though these themes are meant only to be suggestive, and your session is not required to fit into them):
- Documentation and Reality capture in preservation
- Advocacy and Grassroots Efforts
- Cultural Landscapes
- Striving for a Diverse and Inclusive Preservation
- Gentrification, mansionization, displacement
- Preservation planning tools or techniques
- Intangible Cultural Resources
- Public History
- Preservation Practice
- Materials and Conservation Methods
- Modernism, Postmodernism and the Challenges of Preservation for Certain Eras of Construction
Your proposal should share, describe, or include a more focused analysis of historic preservation topics.
- Which projects have you worked on that hold promise as useful historic preservation tools or practices for community engagement?
- How do you think Historic Preservation, as a discipline, can approach issues such as mansionization, gentrification, displacement, sustainability, economic development, and protection of heritage in low-income communities, the LGBTQ community, or communities of color.
- How can historic preservation engage youth?
- Abstracts must be under 300 words
- The title should not exceed 65 characters, including spaces and punctuation
- Abstracts must follow the Chicago Manual of Style
- February 19, 2018 – Submission of Abstract to California Preservation Foundation
- March 9, 2018 – Session Chairs notify all persons submitting abstracts of their acceptance or rejection
- March 19, 2018 – Speakers submit completed drafts of papers to session chairs
- April 16, 2018 – Speakers complete revisions and distribute copy of their papers to session chairs
- May 18, 2018, 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM – Selected students present their topics at the conference center
Up to five selected students will each receive…
- Complementary registration to the full 2018 CPF conference and a one-year complimentary membership to CPF, courtesy of the California Preservation Foundation.
- A $400 travel grant, to be used for Room & Board or other travel expenses to the Annual Conference, thanks to the generous support of Liz’s Antique Hardware and an anonymous donor.
- The opportunity to be matched up with a mentor in the preservation field, who is selected from a pool of interested mentors within our professional member database, committees, or Board of Directors.
Please address all questions to CPF Field Services Director, Jonathan Haeber ( firstname.lastname@example.org / 415-495-0349 )