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19th Annual CHC Historic Preservation Symposium and 2018 APT Texas Chapter Annual Meeting

  • Friday, February 16, 2018
  • 5:00 PM
  • Saturday, February 17, 2018
  • 4:00 PM
  • Geren Auditorium, Building B in the Langford Architecture Center, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 77843

It's that time of the year again and we are looking forward to seeing everyone at the CHC Historic Preservation Symposium and APT Texas Chapter Annual Meeting! The Center for Heritage Conservation at Texas A&M University has a wonderful line-up of speakers arranged for this years topic, Preserving African-American History in Texas. Below is additional information and if you would like to register Click Here.


The 19th Annual Historic Preservation Symposium will take place on February 16-17, 2017. The keynote speaker on February 16 will be Everett L. Fly (MLA, FASLA, RA), an award-winning landscape architect, architect, preservationist, and recognized leader in the national effort to preserve the integrity of African American heritage, culture, and communities. Mr. Fly, a 2014 National Humanities Medalist, will speak on “African American History in Texas: Context for Preserving and Conserving Culture and Place.” 

Other speakers include:

  • Donna D. Carter, FAIA (President, Carter Design Associates, Austin)
  • Eureka Gilkey (Executive Director, Project Row Houses, Houston)
  • Priya Jain, AIA (Dept. of Architecture, Texas A&M University)
  • Assata Richards, PhD (Director, Sankofa Research Institute, Houston; Dept. of Sociology, University of Houston)
  • Andrea R. Roberts, Phd (Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University)
  • Gwendolyn Webb-Hasan, PhD (Depts. of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development & Teaching, Learning, and Culture, Texas A&M University; Board President, Brazos Valley African American Museum)

The symposium will also host the annual poster session, featuring research by students from around the state. 

For the detailed agenda, click here.


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