2011 Spring Meeting call for papers

Submitted by Catherine Long (diggergirl77@gmail.com)

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Henry County Chamber of Commerce; image from Google Maps street view.

Join us on Saturday, May 14th for the Spring Meeting of the Society for Georgia Archaeology. The theme for Archaeology Month is Gone But Not Forgotten: Rediscovering the Civil War through Archaeology.

Papers that focus on archaeological research in Georgia or the bordering states will be considered for the program. Each presenter should plan for a presentation of 20 minutes or less (including time for questions at the end). Please contact Catherine Long to submit your title by March 15 (in time to include presentation titles in The Profile) and please send your title and abstract (100 words) to her. First come, first served, the number of slots being limited to 9-10. For questions, please call 770.904.3503.

Henry Co Chamber of Commerce Hudgins RoomThe conference will take place in the beautiful Hudgins Room at the Chamber of Commerce (1709 Highway 20 West, McDonough, Georgia 30253; map below). Coffee will be provided.

A tentative schedule is outlined below:

    8:30am—Registration and Coffee
    9:30am–11:00am—General Presentations
    11:00am—Business Meeting
    11:30am-1:00pm—Lunch (on your own)
    1:00pm–4:00pm—Civil War Themed Presentations

The program will also feature a silent auction that benefits SGA’s Endowment Fund.

All technology will be provided on site, please do not forget to bring your presentation on a memory stick. To learn more about the exciting, Spring Meeting, including hotel information and a group tour of Nash Farm and the Historical Military Museum and Veterans Wall of Honor at Heritage Park on Sunday, May 15th please review these stories on this website.

Click here to download a PDF of this story suitable for printing.

Click here to download a PDF about the Spring Meeting, including a map.

Click here to download a copy of the meeting registration form.

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