Jan 07, 2020
SAA Strongly Opposes Administration's Threat to Target Iranian Cultural Heritage Sites
Destruction of cultural sites must never be considered as a military objective. SAA has sent a letter to President Trump and joined with other organizations to strongly object to the Trump administration’s threats against Iranian cultural sites in violation of international law.
Jan 02, 2020
SAA 2020 Meeting Safety Policy and Code of Conduct for SAA Events
The 2020 Meeting Safety Policy and Code of Conduct for SAA Events has been approved. These policies were written to protect all SAA members and guests and are now available to read.
Nov 26, 2019
Matthew Tobin Cappetta Archaeological Scholarship
Patricia and Les Cappetta have established the Matthew Tobin Cappetta Archaeological Scholarship Endowment to support a scholarship that covers tuition, required fees, and books or course materials for one or more graduate students (Master's or Ph.D) to help them complete a graduate degree in archaeology or anthropology in memory of Matthew Tobin Cappetta.
Nov 22, 2019
Results of the SAA Bylaws Referendum Vote
The results of the SAA bylaws referendum are now available. We want to thank all our members who voted, and all those who engaged around it.
Nov 14, 2019
Call for Editors
The Society for American Archaeology invites applications for the editorship of American Antiquity and for a Digital Reviews Editor for Advances in Archaeological Practice.
Oct 18, 2019
Update on the Draft Policies
A brief summary of the feedback received by the Board and the status of the 2020 meeting policies.
Oct 07, 2019
Ballot Announcement FAQ
Eligible SAA members will be voting on a bylaws amendment referendum beginning Oct. 21, 2019. An FAQ on how the ballot was developed is now available.
Sep 27, 2019
What to Know When Visiting an Archaeological Site
If you hear an archaeologist talk about site etiquette, it means following guidelines that respect fragile archaeological sites and save the past for the future.
Sep 25, 2019
SAA Board of Directors Requests Feedback on Draft Policies
SAA’s Task Force on Sexual & Anti-Harassment Policies & Procedures has completed their initial policy proposal. We are opening this policy to public comment through October 7, 2019, so the Board can consult these comments at its fall meeting.
Sep 16, 2019
SAA Social Media Policy
As part of our continuing efforts to overhaul and improve our communications with members, SAA has adopted a new social media policy.
Sep 13, 2019
Actions Since Albuquerque
The Society for American Archaeology is committed to the safety of our members and attendees at all of our events. The following is a list of the actions that SAA has taken since April 15, 2019, and the conclusion of the Albuquerque meeting to improve member safety and organizational communications.
Sep 10, 2019
Call for Proposals: The H. and T. King Grant for Precolumbian Archaeology
The H. and T. King Grant, administered by SAA, funds research that promises transformative contributions to our understanding of precolumbian cultures in Latin America.
Sep 03, 2019
Submissions Deadline Extended Due to Hurricane Dorian
Submissions for the 85th Annual Meeting will now close on September 12, 2019, at 3 p.m. Eastern Time.
Jul 31, 2019
Update to SAA Submissions Requirements for the 85th Annual Meeting
In response to concerns and in consultation with new legal counsel, the SAA Board voted on July 29, 2019, to adopt a revised self-certification on the 2020 Call for Submissions.
Jun 26, 2019
Annual Meeting Submissions 101: How to Create an Organized Session
John Douglass, Ph.D, RPA, provides step-by-step video instructions showing how easy it is to use SAA’s submissions system to create and submit an organized session for SAA’s Annual Meeting.
Jun 20, 2019
El Premio Anual Charles Stanish para asistir a la Reunión Anual de la SAA
Se estableció el Premio Anual Charles Stanish para asistir a la reunión anual de la SAA para ayudar en el desarrollo profesional de los arqueólogos peruanos y bolivianos en las primeras etapas de su quehacer profesional.
Jun 19, 2019
Organizing an Annual Meeting Session Just Got Easier
Connect now with possible session participants and organizers through the "Session Organizers Looking for Participants" discussion thread in the Collaboration e-Community.
May 23, 2019
SAA 2020 Call for Nominations
The 2020 Nominating Committee of SAA requests nominations for the Board of Directors.
May 20, 2019
Julia Hendon and Calogero Santoro Appointed Co-Editors of Latin American Antiquity
Latin American Antiquity is a quarterly journal devoted to special reports on archaeology, prehistory, and ethnohistory in Mesoamerica, Central America, and South America, and culturally related areas.
May 14, 2019
Dr. Dawn M. Rutecki Appointed to the Society for American Archaeology Board of Directors
Dawn M. Rutecki, Ph.D., RPA, has been appointed to the SAA Board of Directors as an interim member-at-large.