michelangelo sabatino

Architecture, History & Preservation

Grants, Fellowships, & Academic Appointments

2017-19 The Rowe Family College of Architecture Endowed Dean Chair

2017-  Inaugural John Vinci Distinguished Research Fellow

2016-18 Visiting Scholar, The Newberry Library, Chicago

Sabatino appointed Visiting Professor, Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli,” Dipartimento di Architettura e Disegno Industriale (Rurale vs Urbano: Dalla Città Giardino al Greenbelt)  (summer 2017).

Terra Foundation for American Art – Academic Program Grant Application, Chicago: City of Design and Commerce, 1890-1990 (steering committee composed of Michael Golec (SAIC), Alison Fisher (AIC), and Michelangelo Sabatino (IIT), Liesl Olson and D. Bradford Hunt (Newberry) (2017).

Sabatino awarded a Visitor’s Travel Grant, Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (2017).

Sabatino awarded a Canada Council for the Arts grant to support publication of Canada – Modern Architectures in History (2016).

Upcoming Conferences, Lectures, Roundtables, Symposia, Exhibitions:

South Side Modern: IIT and the Building of Chicago, Chicago Architecture Center, July 31, 2019

Tadao Ando: Houses for Art, Wrightwood 659, October 10th, 2019, 6:30 pm

The MIES Project, S. R. Crown Hall, IIT, September 18-November 1, 2019

Symposium: 200 Years of New Harmony: A Role Model for the Future, Atheneum, New Harmony, October 11, 2019

Workshop: South Side Modern: IIT and the Building of Chicago, IIT, CoA, August 26th-27th, 2019

Symposium: Ando and Le Corbusier: Masters of Architecture , Wrightwood 659, Friday, November 9, 2018, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Moderator Roundtable – “States of Design Education,”Exhibit Columbus National SymposiumDesign, Community, and Progressive Preservation  (Ball State, Ohio State, Indiana University, University of Cincinnati, University of Michigan, University of Kentucky), September 27, 2018, 3-5pm.

Lecture: Edgar Miller and the Legacy of Arts & Crafts, Saturday, The Glasner Studio, Saturday, October 21, 2017, 1:00-4:00 pm

Lecture, “Beyond Wilderness: Modern Architectures in Canada,” University of Toronto, John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, Thursday, October 5, 2017, 6:30-8:00 pm

Lecture: (with Serge Ambrose) Preserving the Modern: Winston Elting Architect in Riverside, Chicago Chapter, Society of Architectural Historians, Charnley-Perksy House, Thursday, August 31st, 2017 6:00 pm

Lecture, "Canada-Modern Architectures in History," with Rhodri Windsor Liscombe and Adele Weder, Inform Interiors, Vancouver, June 29th, 2017

Book Presentation- Canada: Modern Architectures in History, RAIC Festival of Architecture, Ottawa, May 26th, 2:00-3:00 pm, RAIC | Architecture Canada | The leading voice of architecture in Canada

Roundtable – Canada: Modern Architectures in in History (introduced by Dr. Jessica Mace, Editor-in-Chief, JSSAC) 43rd Annual Conference, Niagara-on-the-Lake, May 25th, 10:00-11:00 am, Notre societe

“Saudi Arabia ‘Leaps’ into Modernism,” The Global Petroleumscape, TU Delft (with Mohammed Alkhabbaz and Saad Alghamdi) (May 17-19, 2017).

Lecture: "Beyond Wilderness: Modern Architectures in Canada," The Arts Club of Chicago, Thursday, May 4th, 12-1:00

Lecture: “Columbus is not a Museum,” Columbus, Indiana, February 20, 2016

Academic Leadership and Community:

Advisory Board - Docomomo Journal (Docomomo International)

Docomomo US Board Member

Global Architectural History Teaching Collaborative
The Global Turn: Modern Architectures and Movements Since 1851

Canadian Modern, Dalhousie Architectural Press, Commissioning Editor.

The Frederick Law Olmsted Society of Riverside: Board Member.

Paparo Edizioni: Editorial Board Member.

EAHN Architectural Histories: Advisory Board Member.

Riverside: Landscape Advisory Committee.

Journal of Architecture, Regional Editor.

©2019 Michelangelo Sabatino