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NEW 2021 Annual Meeting Website!

2021 AAA Annual Meeting Logo - Truth and Responsibility, American Anthropological Association, Nov. 17-21, Baltimore, MD, 2021 Annual Meeting, with all text placed inside a minimalistic design of a pencil with various symbol outlines drawn on the pencil tip.

Come visit our new 2021 AAA Annual Meeting website for direct access to all of the information you’ll need to participate, including:

  • Submission Details
  • Participation Roles/Policies
  • Deadlines
  • Registration Information (Coming Late-April)
  • Travel/Hotel, and much more (Coming Early-Summer)

The 120th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD, is currently scheduled for November 17-21, 2021. The Call for Papers will launch Wednesday, March 31st. The 2020 theme planned for St. Louis, MO, “Truth and Responsibility,” will be carried over to 2021 in Baltimore. Program Chair Bianca Williams will continue as chair for the 2021 Executive Program Committee. If you submitted to the original 2020 Call for Papers and did not request to have your submission withdrawn, it will be available in the system for you to edit and re-submit for consideration for the 2021 program as of Wednesday, March 31st.

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Accessibility Resources

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Exhibitors and Sponsors

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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.

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