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September 20-24, 1999
The Xth Society of Brazilian Archaeology Meeting will be held at Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil. For more information, contact Gabriela Martin, Chair, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, email:

September 24-October 2, 1999
The 10th meeting of the ICAZ Fish Remains Working Group will be held in New York with the theme, "Approaching a New Millennium: Fisheries Research at Present, Questions for the Future." This meeting will focus on cooperative work, regional issues, methodology, and the formation of workshops for a hands-on approach to difficult conceptual and practical issues. The conference fee is $60 (general members) and $40 (students). For further information, contact Sophia Perdikaris, tel: (212) 772-5655 or (212) 772-5410, fax: (212) 772-5423, email:

September 29-October 2, 1999
The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) and Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM) will jointly host their Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland. The topic of discussion will be "Caring for Our Treasures at the Millennium." The meeting program, with over 80 sessions and workshops, covers a wide range of topics and focuses on the important role played by museums and historical institutions in our communities. Topics to be addressed include museum education, collaborations, management, technology, heritage tourism, and other community issues. Special events and tours also are scheduled throughout Baltimore, Annapolis, and Washington, D.C. For more information, contact the AASLH office at tel: (615) 320-3203, email:, Web:

September 30-October 2, 1999
The 4th Rocky Mountain Anthropological Conference will be held at the Hotel Colorado, Glenwood Springs, Colorado, with the theme, "Rocky Mountain as a Culture Area." Any anthropological papers on the Rocky Mountains are welcome. For information, conference contacts are Marcel Kornfeld in the United States,, and Brian Vivian in Canada, Registration information is available at or Web site:

October 4-8, 1999
El XIII Congreso Nacional de Arque-ología Argentina will be held at Cabildo Municipal, Córdoba, Argentina. For additional information, contact Casilla de Correo 1082, Correo Central 5000, Córdoba, Argentina, fax: + (54-51) 68-0689, email:, Web:

October 4-9, 1999
The theme of the 10a Rassegna Inter-nazionale del Cinema Archeologico in Rovereto, Italy, is "Art and Civilization," including all fields of artistic expression from prehistory through the Middle Ages. This year an international jury will bestow the fourth biennial Paolo Orsi prize, and the Italian National Journalists Association will resume selection of the best international television specials and news coverage of archaeology. For information, contact Dario Di Blasi, Artistic Director, Museo Civico, Largo S. Caterina 43, 38068 Rovereto (TN), Italy, tel: + (39-464) 439-055, fax: (39-464) 439-487, email:, Web:

October 16-17, 1999
The Sixth Annual Maya Weekend, UCLA Institute of Archaeology, will be held at the UCLA campus. This year's theme is "Communicating with the Gods: Ancient Maya Ritual." The registration deadline is October 8, 1999. For symposium registration, call MTM Destination and Convention Management, tel: (626) 355-6402. For further information about the symposium, call the Maya Weekend hotline at (310) 825-8064 or email:

October 20-24, 1999
The American Society for Ethnohistory will hold its Annual Meeting at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center in Mashantucket, Connecticut. For additional information, contact Shepard Krech III, Department of Anthropology, Brown University, P. O. Box 1921, Providence, RI 02912, email:, Web

October 20-24, 1999
The 57th Annual Plains Anthropological Conference will be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, hosted by the Archaeology Laboratory, Augustana College. It will include a field trip to the Thomsen Center Archeodome at the Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village. Peter Reynolds (Butser Ancient Farm, England) will speak at the banquet. Conference headquarters is the Best Western Ramkota Inn, 2400 N. Louise Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57107. For information, contact Archaeology Laboratory, 2032 S. Grange Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57105, tel: (605) 336-5493, fax: (605) 336-4368, email: Web registeration at

October 22-23, 1999
The 7th Annual Meeting of the Arctic Archaeology Conference will be held at the University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, Indiana. Paper titles and topics are due by October 6, 1999. For information, contact Gregory A. Reinhardt, Social Sciences, University of Indianapolis, 1400 E. Hanna Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227-3697, tel: (317) 788-3440/3535/3565, fax: (317) 788-3480, email:

October 28-31, 1999
Clovis and Beyond, a conference on the peopling of the Americas, will be held in Santa Fe, organized by the Center for the Study of the First Americans, Smithsonian Institution, and the Museum of New Mexico Laboratory. Oral presentations by leaders in the field, discussions on scientific directions, and public policy will be featured, as well as exhibits of Clovis artifact collections, and Clovis and paleobiology posters. For information, contact Clovis and Beyond, P.O. Box 8174, Santa Fe, NM 87504, tel: (505) 983-8461, fax: (505) 989-8446, Web:;; www.peakorg/csfa.html.

October 29-31, 1999
The 26th Annual Symposium of the Ontario Archaeological Society will be held at the University of Waterloo, with the theme, "The Human Ecology of Ontario's Eleven Millennia: People, Environment, Change, and Adaptation throughout the Holocene." Check the conference Web site for additional information, or contact Robert W. Park, tel: (519) 888-4567 ext. 5666, email:

November 7-11, 1999
The Departments of Conservation and Archaeological Research at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation announce a multidisciplinary conference designed to convene conservators, archaeologists, and forensic anthropologists to discuss the unique problems faced when working with human remains. For information and/or to be placed on the mailing list, contact Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg Institute, P.O. Box 1776, Williamsburg, VA 23187-1776, tel: (800) 603-0948, (757) 220-7182, fax: (757) 565-8630, email:

November 9-12, 1999
The IX Encuentro de los Inves-tigadores de la Cultura Maya will be held in Campeche, Mexico, discussing recent discoveries in the Maya area. For further information, contact Ricardo Encalada Argaez, Director de Difusión Cultural, Universidad Autónoma de Campeche, Ciudad Universitaria, Ave. Agustín Mel-gar s/n, CP 24030, Campeche, Campeche, México, fax: + (981) 6-21-64.

November 10-12, 1999
El V Coloquio Pedro Bosch Gimpera, auspiciado por el Instituto de Investi-gaciones Antropológicas de la Universidad de México, tendrá como tema la Cronología y Periodificación en Mesoamerica y el Norte de México, con el objetivo de discutir las cronologías y examinar sus contenidos culturales. Para lograrlo, se forma una base de datos de fechas absolutas y por cola-boración de investigadores, se mantiene al día. El Instituto solicita su participación en ampliar el cuadro cronológico, contri-buyendo sus fechas de radiocarbono. Al enviar sus datos se considerará como participante en el coloquio y recibirá el crédito como tal en la publicación. La discusión y los datos estarán accesibles en internet Para enviar sus datos, o para obtener más información, comuníquese con V Coloquio Pedro Bosch Gimpera, Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, Universi-dad Nacional Autónoma de México, Ciudad Universitaria, 04510 Mexico, D.F. México, tel: + (525) 622-9572 o (525) 622-9555, fax: (525) 665-2959, email:

November 11-14, 1999
The 32nd Annual Chacmool Conference, "Indigenous People and Archaeology: Honoring the Past, Discussing the Present, Building for the Future," will be held at the University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada. For further information, contact Chacmool '99, Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary AB T2N 1N4 Canada, fax: (403) 282-9567, email:, Web:

November 12, 1999
A symposium, Commemoration, Conflict, and the American Landscape, will be held at the University of Maryland, University College, in College Park, Maryland. This symposium will explore the complex nature of the meanings, uses, and treatments of battlefield and military landscapes. Speakers will include scholars and managers who are involved in the maintenance and policy-making for battlefield landscapes. For more information, visit the Web page at; tel: (301) 405-1418, email:

November 17-21, 1999
The American Anthropological Asso-ciation's 98th Annual Meeting will be held in Chicago, Illinois, with the theme, "Time at the Millennium," organized by Program Chair Elizabeth Brumfiel. For information, contact the AAA Meetings Dept. at 4350 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 640, Arlington, VA 22203-1620; tel: (703) 528-1902 ext. 2, email:

November 19-21, 1999
Plans are underway for the 3e Festival International du Film Archeologique in Brussels, a biennial event which focuses on recent production about all aspects of archaeology. For information, contact Serge Lemaitre, president, or Benedicte Van Schoute, secretary, Asbl Kineon, 26, rue des Pierres Rouges, 1170 Brussels, Belgium, tel/fax: + (32-2) 672-82-91, email:

December 1-5, 1999
An international Wetlands Archaeology Conference (WARP) will be held in Gainesville, Florida, with the theme, "The Significance of the Survival of Organic Materials from Archaeological Contexts." Emphasis will be on new sites, comparison of wet/dry/frozen sites and materials, preservation techniques, and the responsibility of government and developers to protect the heritage component of wetlands. On Friday, December 3, there will be an all-day field trip to several Florida springs and wetland sites. For more information, contact Barbara A. Purdy, 1519 NW 25th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32605, email:

January 14-15, 2000
The Southwest Symposium 2000 will be held at the James A. Little Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Four half-day sessions and poster presentations will explore the theme, "At the Millennium: Change and Challenge in the Greater Southwest." For further information, contact Sarah Schlanger, New Mexico Bureau of Land Management, P.O. Box 27115, Santa Fe, NM 87502-7115, tel: (505) 438-7454, email:

March 17-18, 2000
The 18th Symposium on Ohio Valley Urban and Historical Archaeology will be held at Shakertown at Pleasant Hill, Kentucky. For more information, contact Kit W. Wesler, Wickliffe Mounds Research Center, P.O. Box 155, Wickliffe, KY 42087, tel: (270) 335-3681, email:

April 5-9, 2000
The 65th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology will be held at the Philadelphia Marriott Hotel, Philadelphia. For information, contact SAA Headquarters, 900 Second St. NE #12, Washington, DC 20002, tel: (202) 789-8200, email:, Web:

May 15-19, 2000
The 32nd International Symposium of Archaeometry (Archaeometry 2000) will be held in Mexico City. For information, contact Instituto de Investigaciones Antropológicas, UNAM Circuito Exterior s/n, Ciudad Universitaria, Coyoacán 04510 México, D.F., México, fax: + (525) 622-9651 or + (525) 665-2959, email:, Web:

May 19-21, 2000
The Third National Conference on Women and Historic Preservation will be held at Mount Vernon College, Washington, D.C. It is sponsored by the Preservation Planning and Design Program, University of Washington; the Regional Director, Northeast Region, National Park Service; and the Organization of American Historians, and hosted by the American Studies Department and Historic Preservation Program, George Washington University, and the Women in Power Leadership Program, George Washington University at Mount Vernon College. Proposals for presentations on any aspect of women and historic preservation are invited, particularly those that address the intersections of gender, race, class, ethnicity, and sexuality in the context of historic preservation or which provide an international basis for comparison. Submit proposals for papers, panels, or workshops to Gail Dubrow, Conference Chair, Conference on Women and Historic Preservation, Preservation Planning and Design Program, University of Washington, P.O. Box 355740, Seattle, WA 98195-5740, email:, Web:

June 5-10, 2000
Screenings of The 3rd AGON International Meeting of Archaeological Film of the Mediterranean Area will be held at the Apollon Theater at 19 Stadiou St. in Athens, Greece. Continuing established traditions, daytime sessions of this biennial festival will focus on films about Mediterranean archaeology from prehistory to modern times. To be eligible, they must run 50 minutes or less and have been completed after January 1, 1996. Documentaries about folk art and other endangered Mediterranean popular traditions will be shown at evening sessions, along with productionsincluding some narrative selectionshighlighting other aspects of Mediterranean culture. Award-winners may be featured at additional screenings in off-years. The entry deadline is October 15, 1999. For information, contact Maria Palatou, Secretary. AGON 2000 c/o Archaiologia ke Technes (Archaeology and Arts), 4a Karitsi Square, 105 61 Athens, Greece, tel/fax: + (30-1) 33-12-991.

July 10-14, 2000
The International Congress of Americanists will hold its 50th meeting in Warsaw, Poland, with the theme, "Praying for Rain: Style and Meaning as a Response to the Environment in Ancient American Art and Architecture." Natural phenomena such as topographic and astronomical features, weather, and flora and fauna composed an ecological web that provided inspiration for ancient American artists and architects. The manipulation and control of natural forces was a major leitmotif of most precontact art styles. This symposium will address art and architecture as the most tangible and enduring manifestation of human reaction to the environment in the Americas, with emphasis on the adversarial aspects of the human/nature relationship. Interdisciplinary papers will incorporate ecological, archaeological, ethnohistorical, and art historical data. Abstracts are due by December 1, 1999, to E. Michael Whit-tington, Curator of Pre-Columbian and African Art, Mint Museum of Art, 2730 Randolph Rd., Charlotte, NC, 28207, tel: (704) 337-2074, fax: (704) 337-2101, email:, or Virginia E. Miller, Associate Professor, Department of Art History, University of Illinois, 202A Henry Hall, 935 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL 60607-7039, tel: (773) 413-2467, fax: (773) 413-2460, email:

August 7-12, 2000
The Fifth International Conference on Easter Island and the East Pacific will be sponsored by the Easter Island Foundation and hosted by the Hawai'i Preparatory Academy on Hawai'i Island. Papers will focus on Polynesian prehistory, island landscape studies, arts of the Pacific, Polynesian languages and literature, colonization and exploration, paleobotany, and conservation issues. For further information contact Pacific 2000, Easter Island Foundation, P.O. Box 6774, Los Osos, CA 93412, email:

October 5-7, 2000
The 26th Great Basin Anthropological Conference will be held at the David Eccles Conference Center, Ogden, Utah. Check the conference Web site for information on past participants, conference development and, as the time approaches, for conference details. The program chair is Steven Simms, Utah State University, email: and local arrangements chair is Brooke Arkush, Weber State University, email: ·

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