2012 Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory
Sponsored by Boston University's Departments of Anatomy and Neurobiology
Friday, October 19, 2012 to Sunday, October 21, 2012

Kenmore Classroom Building Auditorium (Room 101)
565 Commonwealth Avenue
Boston, MA 2215
United States

The 31st Annual Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory is less than two months away! Again, the conference will be hosted by Boston University October 19-21, 2012.

There is no cost to attend and updated information regarding registration, transportation, and hotels can be found below. 

As a reminder, the abstract deadline for podium presentations is October 1, 2012 and can be submitted to Jon Bethard <jbethard@bu.edu>.

Conference Registration: There is no registration fee for this conference.  Attendees who would like a printed nametag should visit the following link to provide their information: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DXXGN6M

Public Transportation in Boston: Information about Boston’s subway system (called the T) can be found by accessing www.mbta.com.  Schedules and maps for the subway, bus system, and commuter rail are available at this website. 

Lodging:  The conference is taking place during the same weekend as the Head of the Charles, one of the world’s largest rowing events.  As a result, hotel prices in Boston are at a premium.  All conference attendees are advised to book their rooms early!

 Two hotels have agreed to reserve a block of rooms for the Northeast Conference at a reduced conference rate:

  • Boston Marriott Quincy
    1000 Marriott Drive
    Quincy, MA 02169(
    617) 472-1000

*This hotel is located south of the city and is convenient to the Quincy Adams T station.  The hotel offers a free shuttle to and from the T station and is approximately 0.75miles by foot.  Parking is $9/night.

25 rooms have been blocked and can be reserved by visiting the following link:


The conference rate at the Boston Marriott Quincy will be honored until September 22, 2012.

  • Bulfinch Hotel Boston
    107 Merrimac Street
    Boston MA 02114
    (617) 624-0202

15 rooms have been blocked and can be reserved by contacting reservation specialist Anya Wright Senn at (617) 624-0202 or Anya.Wright@hhmlp.com.  The conference rate at Bulfinch Hotel Boston will be honored until September 19, 2012.

Contact Information
Jon Bethard