Biennial Conference
on Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes



October 1-3, 2015
Winston-Salem, North Carolina


The 20th Conference on Restoring Southern Gardens and Landscapes will be held October 1-3, 2015 at Old Salem Museums and Gardens in Winston-Salem, NC.

2015 Conference session themes are:

Key speakers for the conference and above sessions include Peggy Cornett, Curator of Historic Plants, Monticello; Ira Wallace, Southern Exposure Seed Exchange; Suzanne Turner, Landscape Architect; Matthew Raiford, Chefarmer, Brunswick, Georgia; Judith Tankard, Landscape Historian; Johanna Brown, Director of Collections, Old Salem; and others.

CALL FOR PAPERS: Scholars and students in the fields of landscape and garden studies, American foodways, the African American landscape, heritage gardening and related areas are invited to submit proposals for papers specific to the above themes. Presentations are to be twenty minutes in length.

Proposals of no more than one page in length, including paper title and author's name, CV, and contact information, must be submitted by March 2, 2015 via email to Sally Gant at

Deadline for proposals: March 2, 2015

Electronic submission in Word format is preferred.

Submit proposals by email to Sally Gant: / 336-721-7361 Notification of acceptance will be received by March 30, 2015 Accepted papers with bibliography must be submitted by August 15, 2015.



Old Salem Museums & Gardens
Reynolda House Museum of American Art
The Southern Garden History Society

600 S. Main Street
Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27101


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