Trowel Tales: The AIA Blog

March 12, 2014
Margaret Sneeringer, Graduate Student Liaison to the Cincinnati Society, has been passionate about archaeology since elementary school. Ever encouraging, her parents subscribed her to Dig and Archaeology magazines. Margaret’s interest in archaeology has continued all through her undergraduate education at Boston University to today. As a Ph.D. candidate at the Classics Department at the University of Cincinnati, she is writing her dissertation on “diachronic patterns of pottery consumption in the Nemea Valley.” Throughout her studies, Margaret has been an active member of the Archaeology Institute of America, joining in 2007. As a student at BU, Margaret had many friends working in the AIA office, so she was always up to... Read More
December 30, 2013
The AIA and APA Joint Annual Meeting is excited to offer a special opportunity to attendees to meet with a senior programs officer at NEH to discuss your funding needs. You’ve got a great project—now all you need is the money to support it. Where do you get it? Why do certain projects get funded and others don’t? What should the key elements of your application be? Find the answers to these questions and more by making an appointment to meet with a representative from  the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).  Maneuvering through the grant process can be challenging, but by understanding what the funder is looking for, you can help take some of the guess work out of the process and increase your chances... Read More
by Kevin Mullen
September 16, 2013
Over the September 14th weekend the Program for the Annual Meeting Committee (PAMC) met in Boston. They reviewed all of the August submissions and assembled the academic program for the 2014 Annual Meeting to be held in Chicago, Illinois from January 2-5. We received more submissions for inclusion in the meeting program than any other year and the deliberations for each paper were intense. This year’s program will feature over 65 sessions including our new undergraduate paper and poster sessions as well as the second annual Lightning Session. The full session list with paper titles will be posted on the AIA website in early October. Thanks to the PAMC for all its hard work in crafting another exceptional program! Vist the Annual... Read More
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