Call for Papers. Central States Anth. Soc. Meeting

James W. Dow (
Thu, 15 Aug 1996 21:18:32 -0400

The 74 Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society will
be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, from April 3 to April 6, 1997 at the
Park East Hotel. The CSAS invites the submission of papers covering all
areas of anthropology, including archaeology and biological
anthropology, with an emphasis on current issues such as the role of
science in the discipline, and sub-disciplines. The Program Chair is
Dr. James W. Dow, Dept. of Soc. and Anth., Oakland University,
Rochester, MI 48309. He can be reached at 810-370-2430 (voice),
810-370-4608 (fax), and (Internet). The deadline for
submission of abstracts for papers, sessions, round tables, and
workshops is December 10, 1996. A limited number of individual poster
presentations will also be selected.

Information on the meeting and forms for abstracts and forms for
pre-registration appear on the CSAS 1997 Meeting World Wide Web page at
URL Potential authors may
contact the Program Chair for more information or for printed forms.
Forms will also appear in the September 1996 Central States
Anthropological Society Bulletin.

Papers that are proposed as part of an organized session should be
mailed to the organizer of that session who will submit them together as
a complete package to the Program Chair.

Graduate and undergraduate students may submit paper proposals, but
these require the signature of a sponsoring faculty member. People do
not have to be members of the CSAS to present papers; however all
proposals must be accompanied by registration forms and fees for the
presenter or presenters.

Persons interested in organizing sessions for the meetings should
communicate their interest as soon as possible to the Program Chair.
Forms for submitting sessions also can be obtained from the Web page at

Pre registration forms are also available on the Web page, in the
September CSAS Bulletin, or from the Program Chair. A separate form
should be completed for each person registering. The form may also be
saved to a file, filled out with a text editor, and e mailed to the
Program Chair. Registration will also be possible at the meeting site;
however all persons presenting papers at the meeting must pre-register
and pre-pay the registration fees. The registration fees are.

CSAS regular members -- $35
CSAS student members -- $15
Non members -- $55
Students who are not members of the CSAS -- $25

The Park East Hotel is located in the lake front park area at 916 East
State Street (Milwaukee, WI 53202). Accommodations for meeting
registrants are $55 for a single and $65 for a double. To receive these
special rates a reservation should be made before March 14, 1997 by
calling 1-800-328-7275. Other phones for the Park East are 414-267-8800
and 414-765-1919 fax.

The Milwaukee Art Museum, on the lake front, is within easy walking
distance of the Park East. A block further is the new Children's Museum.
The Milwaukee Public Museum is a mile west. A lake front park runs all
along the Lake Michigan shore from beyond the Art Museum and Children's
Museum north to the UWM area.

Other tourist attractions in the Milwaukee area.

Miller Brewery
Harley-Davidson motorcycle factor
Indian Community School
Potawatomi Bingo
Mexican South Side
Polish South Side
Frank Lloyd Wright mansions


- James W. Dow <>
Professor of Anthropology