Call for Presentations, IAS Annual Meeting, Sept. 14-15, 2018

07/10/2018 11:45 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

62nd Annual Meeting of the Illinois Archaeological Survey -- Call for Presentations.

September 14-15, 2018, Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil Street, Champaign.

The 62nd Annual Meeting of the Illinois Archaeological Survey convenes on September 14-15, and it is our State of Illinois Bicentennial year!

The paper and poster sessions on Saturday, September 15, will include current research and presentations on more specialized topics in prehistoric and historical archaeology.  Paper presentations should be 15 minutes in length. Poster presentations will be displayed throughout the day.

A food and drinks reception will meet on the evening of the 14th at an attractive location in Urbana-Champaign, and our Annual Business Meeting will convene at the Hilton Garden Inn on the 15th.

Please send your proposed titles and abstracts (up to 200 words) for papers or posters to Chris Fennell ( by August 10, 2018.  All topics are welcome, and subjects engaging with a theme of the Bicentennial are greatly appreciated.

Accommodations can be reserved with the Hilton Garden Inn (link) or other local hotels. Reserve with the Hilton by August 15 for a rate of $102 per night.

This conference is hosted by: Department of Anthropology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Illinois State Archaeological Survey; Public Service Archaeology & Architecture Program; Anthropology Program, Department of Social Sciences, Parkland College; and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineer Research and Development Center, Construction Engineering Research Laboratory.

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