Abstract Submission
Conference Abstracts
Friday & Saturday Evening


February 25 & 26, 2006

103 Wilson Hall

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, Tennessee

The Department of Anthropology, together with the Center for the Americas and the Center for Latin American Studies of Vanderbilt University, will host the 34th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory. This year's conference will convene a large and diverse group of scholars presenting their research on a wide array of topics, from archaeological investigation of early prehispanic times to ethnohistorical analyses of the colonial encounter in the Andes and Amazonia.

The conference program and abstracts will be posted on this site on January 17.

If you plan to attend the conference, please take a moment to register here. The conference is free and open to the public.

Keynote speaker:

Gary Urton, Harvard University: "Reimagining the Inka State through the Khipu." Saturday, February 25, 6:00 pm.


Library Exhibit:

A collection of South America-related rare books is on display in the main lobby of the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Stop by the library any time to peruse the exhibit.


Updated parking information can be found here.


John Janusek, Tiffiny Tung, Steve Wernke, and Tom Dillehay


Beth Conklin and Tom Gregor

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