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Annual Meeting Call for Papers

Requirements for Executive Session Submissions
Panel Submissions – Due February 17, 2015
Submissions consist of two sets of information.
Organizers are responsible for submitting the first set: the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session, anticipated attendance, presenter names and roles.  Organizers' membership must be current unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Organizers must submit this information by 5 PM EST on February 17, 2015. 


Presenters are responsible for submitting the second set: their own individual abstracts (of no more than 250 words), paper title and keywords.  Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting in order to upload abstract information.  Presenters must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2015.
Discussants and Chairs must be registered by the April 15, 2015 final deadline in order to appear on the 2015 Annual Meeting Program.
Roundtable Submissions –Due February 17, 2015 


Organizers are responsible for submitting the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session, anticipated attendance, and presenter names.  Organizers' membership must be current and must be registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting.
N.B.: Roundtable presenters do NOT submit individual abstracts.


Roundtable presenters, and chairs must have a current membership or membership exemption (available only to anthropologists living outside the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and must pay registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting by the final deadline of April 15, 2015 in order to appear on the program.

Requirements for Section Invited and Volunteered Submissions
Panel & Poster Submissions – Due April 15, 2015
Submissions consist of two sets of information.
Organizers are responsible for submitting the first set: the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session, anticipated attendance, presenter names and roles.  Organizers' membership must be current unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting. Organizers must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2015. 


Presenters are responsible for submitting the second set: their own individual abstracts (of no more than 250 words), paper title and keywords.  Organizers are NOT able to upload individual abstracts on behalf of presenters on the panel. Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting in order to upload abstract information.Presenters must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2015.
Discussants and Chairs must also be registered by the April 15, 2015 final deadline in order to appear on the 2015 Annual Meeting Program.

Roundtable Submissions –Due April 15, 2015
Organizers are responsible for submitting the session abstract (of no more than 500 words), keywords, length of session, anticipated attendance, and presenter names.Organizers' membership must be current and must be registered for the 2015 Annual Meeting.Organizers must submit this information by 5:00pm EDT Tuesday, April 15, 2015.


N.B.: Roundtable presenters do NOT submit individual abstracts.
Roundtable presenters, and chairs must have a current membership or membership exemption (available only to anthropologists living outside the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and must pay registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting by the final deadline of April 15, 2015 in order to appear on the program. 


Individual Paper or Poster Submissions
Presenters are responsible for uploading the individual paper or poster submission online.The submission must include the presentation title, abstract (of no more than 250 words), keywords, and co-authors (if applicable). Presenters must be current members unless eligible for a membership exemption (anthropologists living outside of the US/Canada or non-anthropologists) and have paid registration for the 2015 Annual Meeting by 5:00pm EDT, Tuesday, April 15, 2015.

For information on Participation Rules and Policies click here.

For information on Proposal Submission Types click here.

For information on Roles and Responsibilities click here.

Program Contact Information
Communications about the program theme should be addressed to the 2015 program chair 2015aaaprogramchair@gmail.com.  Please refer all other annual meeting questions to AAA staff in the Meetings & Conferences Department at aaameetings@aaanet.org or (703)5281902


2015 Important Dates

Deadline

Description

January 15

Online abstract submission system opens for executive sessions only

February 17

Deadline for executive session proposals online here

February 18

Online abstract submission system opens for all proposal types

March 18

Decisions on executive sessions announced

April 15

Proposal deadline for all sessions, individual paper and poster presentations here. To be included in the 2015 AAA Annual Meeting program, participants must be registered by this date.

April 16–May 31

Section program editors review and rank proposals

May 31

Proposal deadline for Special Events program

June 1–15

AAA Executive Program Committee schedules program

July 1–15

Program decisions emailed to applicants
Annual Meeting Program, registration and hotel information are posted online

November 18-22

2015 AAA Annual Meeting in Denver

 

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