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Join AAA and thousands of your friends and colleagues at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA, November 14 - 18, to build lasting connections, uncover new career and mentoring opportunities, and explore the latest research. Change in the Anthropological Imagination is a timely call to action for research addressing the themes of resistance, resilience, and adaptation from a wide range of perspectives.
View the full preliminary online program here. >>
Late-breaking submissions are topical, timely, and relevant to current events.
Examples of late-breaking topical areas include:
The late-breaking submission portal is accepting submissions until September 14 (3 pm Eastern). Learn more about the submission criteria here.
Interested in becoming a student volunteer for the 117th Annual Meeting? Please click here.
Fancy a visit to the Tech Museum? The Tech Museum is a fantastic museum and tourist attraction worth visiting while you reside in San Jose. AAA attendees also receive discounts for admission tickets. Simply say/plug in AAA when purchasing your ticket(s). This discount will activate on Nov. 6, 2018.
Annual Meeting Lodging
The deadline for making room reservations at the special AAA rate is Monday, October 22.
Demand in San Jose is high during the dates of the Annual Meeting, and rooms might sell out before the deadline. The rooms at the group rate are limited and available on a first come, first-served basis. To ensure availability at the group rate, please make your reservations early.
This is the premier event for 6,500 anthropologists from all sectors, providing a unique opportunity for exhibitors and sponsors to network, showcase products / services, and meet potential clients. Make your plans to directly reach key decision-makers and influencers in anthropology from 2,300 organizations across the US and around the world.
AAA is committed to ensuring that our Annual Meeting is inclusive and accessible for all attendees and that we meet and exceed all of the requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). AAA will make arrangements for sign-language interpreters, sighted guides, and other disability-related access needs and services for meeting registrants.
A preliminary agenda and interactive program for Change in the Anthropological Imagination: Resistance, Resilience, and Adaptation, AAA's 117th Annual Meeting, is available now.
Looking for programs and resources from past AAA Annual Meetings? We've got you covered.