Current Research 2014 :: Call for Papers :: Tennessee Archaeology Network

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Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology

26th Annual Meeting

Friday, January 24 and Saturday January 25, 2014
Ed Jones Auditorium, Ellington Agricultural Center
Edmondson Pike, Nashville, Tennessee

Sponsors

Tennessee Division of Archaeology
Middle Tennessee State University

The Preliminary Program is now available in PDF format: Click here to download

Organizers: Michael C. Moore, State Archaeologist and Director, Tennessee Division of Archaeology, 1216 Foster Avenue, Cole Building #3, Nashville, Tennessee 37243. Phone: (615) 741-1588, ext. 109. FAX (615) 741-7329. E-mail ( Mike.C.Moore@tn.gov); and Kevin E. Smith, Professor of Anthropology, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Middle Tennessee State University, Post Office Box 10, Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37132. Phone: (615) 898-5958 or 2508. FAX (615) 898-5427. E-mail ( kevin.smith@mtsu.edu)

Contributed Papers: Presentations address current or recent research pertaining to archaeology in the state of Tennessee. Presentations must be limited to fifteen (15) minutes. Title and abstract should be sent to Michael Moore or Kevin Smith not later than January 9, 2014 for inclusion in the program. Papers will be accepted on a "first come, first serve" basis due to the limited number of presentation slots.

Posters: Posters should address current or recent archaeological research in the state of Tennessee. As with contributed papers, posters titles and abstracts should be sent no later than January 9, 2014. There are no restrictions regarding poster format or size, but space will be limited to one poster per table. The organizers do recommend posters have some type of backing so they can stand on their own, or lean against the wall.

Use of Tables: Tables are for the convenience of poster displays and other uses as determined by the organizers. Due to the increasing number of poster requests, the organizers ask that individuals reffrain from using the tables to display, distribute, or sell literature, wares, merchandise, etc., without explicit permission from the organizers.

PowerPoint Presentations: An LCD projector and IBM-compatible laptop will be available for PowerPoint presentations. Requests to use the equipment must be submitted with the title and abstract. Presenters using the equipment must either provide the PowerPoint file prior to the meeting (via email or CD) or plan to arrive by 7:30 am on Saturday with a CD or flash-drive containing the presentation to be loaded on the laptop. Presenters should be aware that special animation schemes vary by the version of PowerPoint and may not be compatible with the version provided.

Reception: A reception has been tentatively planned for Friday afternoon. Additional details will be supplied with the preliminary program.

LUNCH: PARTICIPANTS AND ATTENDEES WILL BE ON THEIR OWN DURING THE LUNCH BREAK. THERE ARE NUMEROUS RESTAURANTS IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO THE ELLINGTON AGRICULTURAL CENTER.

A preliminary program will be mailed approximately January 10, 2014. The preliminary program will also be posted on the Tennessee Archaeology Net.

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Friday, January 24 (all meetings open to the public)

Saturday, January 25

  • 8:25 AM -- Introductory Remarks
  • 8:30 AM -- Current Research Presentations
  • NOON -- Lunch
  • 1:15 PM -- Current Research Presentations

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