Annual Meeting

Temple of Athena at Paestum, Italy. Courtesy Jim Blubaugh.

2022 Call for Papers

The first deadline for submissions is today, Monday April 12th! Please note that all colloquia, any joint AIA/SCS sessions, and any open-session or workshop submission needing an early decision to acquire a visa or obtain funding must be submitted by the Midnight (with $25 fee). We will still accept workshop and open submissions for the second deadlines in August.

The Call for Papers and submission forms for the 2022 Annual Meeting are available. Submissions are now being accepted for the 123rd AIA Annual Meeting, scheduled to take place January 5-8, 2022 at the Hilton San Francisco Union Square.  We will continue to monitor the impact COVID is projected to have on our event and will adjust the format and planning for the meeting during the summer. 

2021 Virtual Annual Meeting

As previously announced, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) was a virtual event. The meeting was held over six days from January 5-10.

The full program and abstracts are still available on the virtual meeting site and can be accessed through any web browser by going to  Session recordings were available through February 20th and have now been removed. We are contacting session organizers for permission to re-post the recordings on the AIA YouTube channel. unless the presenter or organizer opted out of posting their presentation. You will need to log in with the email and password you provided at the time you registered.  Sharing login information with non-registered individuals is prohibited. 

The exhibit gallery also remains available to browse.  Be sure to check for the most recent publications and offerings and special discounts available to registrants. Our virtual platform provider (OpenWater) has also produced a guide for attendees to help you navigate the platform and get the most out of the meeting.

Future Meeting Locations

  • 2022 (Jan 5-8 ) – San Francisco, CA
  • 2023 (Jan 5-8 ) – New Orleans, LA
  • 2024 (Jan 4-7 ) – Chicago, IL
  • 2025 (Jan 2-5 ) – Philadelphia, PA

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