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SAA Student Affairs

Alicia Wise

Are you traveling to the annual meeting in New Orleans? Please plan to attend the Student Affairs Committee meeting on Wednesday. Be sure to check the program for place and time. Those of you who have been working on research projects or who have been active with other committees, please come and report on your work!

There are several other student-related programs that you may be interested in attending:

1. The Student and New Member Reception, which is sponsored by the Executive Board; and

2. The Student Affairs Committee Workshops on jobs in academia and government, publishing, and funding. The speakers and topics for the workshops are:

Veletta Canouts--Archeology and Heritage Preservation: Government Employment
Margaret Conkey--Academic Jobs and the "Holding Pattern"
Gary Feinman--Publication in Latin American Antiquity
Ed Friedman--Challenges and Benefits of Working for the Government
Lynne Goldstein--Publishing in Archaeology: Some Thoughts and Observations
Bonnie Magness-Gardiner--Funding for Archaeologists from Humanities Sources
Julie Stein--Getting the Academic Job: Cover Letters, Interviews, and Job Talks
Alicia Wise--Why a SAA Student Affairs Committee Workshop?
John Yellen--Funding for Archaeologists from NSF

If you have any questions, please contact our incoming chair, Caryn M. Berg, Department of Anthropology, Box 233, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80309, (303) 442-2887, email, or Alicia Wise, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford BD7 1DP, 44-1904-383-547, email

Alicia Wise is chair of SAA Student Affairs Committee.

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