VAF 2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

May 21-22, 2021

Call for Papers

Registration not yet open

About the Conference:

Again this year, the exigencies of the covid pandemic have forced us to hold our conference virtually. For more information about this decision making process, please read the letter from our president Claire Dempsey. On Friday and Saturday, May 21 and 22, VAF will have several zoom events of interest to all. More information will be available soon.

Future Conferences

San Antonio, TX 2022

Plymouth, MA 2023

Keweenaw, MI 2024

New Orleans, LA 2025

Recent Past Conferences

Each year in May or June, hundreds of VAF members assemble for our annual conference.  We spend at least two days touring the area to learn first-hand about its architectural and landscape heritage.  On Saturday, a juried paper session provides attendees a forum to share their scholarship and field work.  In addition, workshops, board and committee meetings, special events, and excursions create an enjoyable and memorable event. Heavily illustrated and details guide books and other publications from past conferences can be found here.

Past meetings have been held throughout North America.

For first-time paper presenters assistance may be available through Simpson Presenter's Fellowship

For student groups assistance to cover expenses of attending the conference is available through the Ambassadors Award

VAF 2018, Alexandria, May 2-5, 2018

VAF 2017, Salt Lake City May 31 to June 3, 2017

 VAF 2016, Durham, North Carolina June 1-4, 2016

Out of the Loop

VAF 2015, Chicago, Illinois June 3-7, 2015


Down Jersey: From Bayshore to Seashore 

VAF 2014, Galloway Township, New Jersey May 7-10, 2014

The Ebb and Flow of Religion and Economy in Gaspe Cultural Landscapes

VAF 2013, Gaspé-Percé, Quebec, Canada, June 11-15, 2013

All Past Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

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