The Presidio Trust Archaeology Lab Visits Site for IAD
January 30, 2018

Visitors get a tour of the archaeology site of El Presidio de San Francisco. (Photo Courtesy of Dan Friedman)
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Brief Description: 
The Presidio Trust Archaeology Lab welcomed 300 visitors on International Archaeology Day to their visit to the El Presidio de San Francisco site.

The Presidio Trust Archaeology Lab welcomed 300 visitors on International Archaeology Day to their visit to the El Presidio de San Francisco site. Fifty young people received “junior archaeologist” badges for visiting all 11 education stations, including a station to build their own adobe bricks. The event was the highest turnout yet, and every stop was full of engaged, excited kids, maybe even some future archaeologists!​

 

AIA-St. Louis Celebrates IAD at Historic House
January 23, 2018

Officers of the St. Louis Society in front of the Thomas Sappington House. (Photo Courtest of Stephen Hanpeter)
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The AIA-St. Louis Society had a steady crowd of members and the public at their International Archaeology Day celebration held at the Thomas Sappington House Museum site in October.

The AIA-St. Louis Society had beautiful weather and a steady crowd of members and the public at their International Archaeology Day celebration held at the Thomas Sappington House Museum site in October. At noon the audience enjoyed a "period" music performance as well as dramatic poetry and prose popular in 1810.

2019 Call for Papers: Submission System Open
January 23, 2018 | by Author Kevin Mullen

Brief Description: 
The 2019 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, California from January 3-6 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. The online submission system is now open and submissions are being accepted. 

The 2019 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, California from January 3-6 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina. The online submission system is now open and submissions are being accepted.  We encourage everyone to review the full Call for Papers (available at  www.archaeological.org/meeting/CFP) prior to submitting. Submission forms can be accessed at www.archaeological.org/meeting/CFP/forms.

AIA-Spokane Society Hosts “Archaeology and the Humanities” for IAD
January 23, 2018

Nearly100 people attended the "Archaeology and the Humanities" conference for IAD on the Gonzaga University campus. (Photo Courtesy of A. Goldman)
Brief Description: 
The AIA-Spokane Society, in conjunction with Gonzaga University, co-hosted a day-long conference, "Archaeology and the Humanities," on International Archaeology Day.

The AIA-Spokane Society, in conjunction with Gonzaga University, co-hosted a day-long conference, "Archaeology and the Humanities," on International Archaeology Day.

Achill Island 2018: Upcoming Excavation
January 22, 2018

Field Trip Keem Bay
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We will return to Keem this summer and begin a new excavation at Caraun Point.

Session 1: 21 May – 29 June

2018 AIA Award Winners
January 18, 2018 | by Author

The 2018 AIA Award Winners in Boston
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Brief Description: 
The AIA is pleased to announce the 2018 Award Winners

The Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to announce our 2018 Award Winners.

Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement
Ian Hodder, Stanford University
For his work in post-processual archaeology, which has profoundly shaped the field, incorporating and adapting perspectives from a wide range of disciplines to explore questions of power relations, agency, ideology, and meaning. 

Annual Meeting Schedule Changes
January 5, 2018

Brief Description: 
Due to the blizzard some presenters are unable to attend the meeting. We have compiled a list of cancellations and changes.

Due the the blizzard that hit Boston on January 4th, numerous presenters have had difficulties travelling to the meeting.  While many participants will still be arriving in time to present their papers, others will be unable to attend in person.  Several session have had to be cancelled and we are trying to reschedule two others.  Many presenters have been able to forward their papers to other scholars to read at the conference, but some paper will not be able to be presented.  Below is a list of all the changes that the AIA is aware of.  If you are a meeting presenter who will not be able

Annual Meeting Week is Here!
January 2, 2018

Forum on Looted Art, Archaeology and Restitution on January 4th.
Brief Description: 
Join us at this year's Joint AIA/SCS Annual Meeting, January 4 - 7, 2018. We'll be featuring various meeting events all this week so stay tuned for more info.

Join us at this year's Joint AIA/SCS Annual Meeting, January 4 - 7, 2018 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA. We will be featuring various meeting events all this week so stay tuned for more info. 

Our first featured event is a new workshop sponsored by the Societies Committee. Join us on Thursday, January 4 from 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. in the Suffolk Room on the 3rd floor of the Marriott for a Forum on Looted Art, Archaeology, and Restitution. 

2018 Annual Meeting Program Available
December 29, 2017

Brief Description: 
The 2018 program for the Joint AIA/SCS Annual Meeting is now available online.

The Annual Meeting program, which includes the complete schedule of events, academic sessions, and Committee and Interest Group meeting information, is now available online

We look forward to seeing you at the 119th AIA Annual Meeting from January 4 - 7, 2018 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. For more information visit: https://www.archaeological.org/annualmeeting.

 

 

 

Free Admission to the Harvard Museums
December 28, 2017

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Brief Description: 
Registered Annual Meeting attendees can enjoy free admission, January 4-7 to the Harvard Museums.

Registered attendees at this year’s Joint AIA/SCS Annual Meeting can enjoy free admission, January 4-7, 2018, to the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture and to the Harvard Art Museums.

For free admission, present your meeting badge, available for pick-up at the Registration desks in the Boston Marriott Copley Place. Regular admission rates apply for nonregistered meeting guests, e.g. family members.

 

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