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

The submission system for the 2021 Meeting is now live. We recommend reviewing the Call for Papers prior to submitting. All submissions must be made through the online forms.


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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