ESAF members are urged to submit their proposals ASAP to Alicia Hawkins. The general session slots are filling very quickly.
The Eastern States Archeological Federation is joining the Huronia chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society to host the annual meeting/symposium from October 16 - 18, 2015 in Midland, Ontario.
The presentations will be held at
The theme of the conference is “Huronia - Before and After Champlain.”
We welcome papers on all aspects of the Ontario’s archaeological past and the entire US Eastern Seaboard. On the 400th anniversary of Champlain’s arrival in Huronia, we particularly want to highlight the Wendat past in the region, and interactions with the first French explorers and missionaries.
At this time we are calling for proposals for sessions, individual presentations, and posters. Sessions may be half or full day sessions (about nine papers or sixteen papers respectively). Presentations are twenty minutes in length.
Session proposals: please send proposal descriptions of about 300 words to Alicia Hawkins by April 1, 2015. A list of potential presenters should accompany the session proposal.
Abstracts for individual presentations and posters should be about 300 words and these should also be emailed to Alicia Hawkins. The deadline for abstracts is June 30, 2015.
The Huronia chapter will be handling registration and banquet fees through PayPal.
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