Annual Meeting

View of Chicago. Photo Courtesy of Choose Chicago

The next Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) and the Society for Classical Studies (SCS) (formerly known as the American Philological Association) will take place in Chicago, IL, January 7–10, 2021. Sessions exploring artifacts, art, social systems, fashion, cooking vessels, trade networks, shipwrecks, architecture, inscriptions, and archaeological research methods of the classical and New World will be offered. 

2021 Call for Papers and Submissions

We are currently updating the Call for Papers and submission system for the 2021 Meeting. The online system will be live by the end of January. Please check back regularly for updates.


Future Meeting Locations

  • 2021 (Jan 7-10 ) – Chicago, IL
  • 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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