Tuesday, November 27, 2012
Abstract deadline December 7th!!!
The Annual Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri, April 4-6, 2013. Faculty, students, independent scholars, and practitioners are encouraged to submit abstracts for papers, posters, organized sessions, workshops and roundtables in all four fields of anthropology, as well as applied. The annual CSAS conference is student-friendly and features a paper competition for both undergraduate and graduate students. It also offers an opportunity for anthropologists from throughout the central states, from institutions large and small, to meet, talk, and network. The 2013 conference will be hosted by the University of Missouri, St. Louis’ Department of Anthropology, Sociology and Languages, and most of the events will be held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, located in downtown St. Louis.
The conference will feature a distinguished lecture by Dr. Pascal Boyer, the Henry Luce Professor of Individual and Collective Memory at Washington University, St. Louis. The title of his lecture is “The Naturalness of Social Institutions: How Human Evolution and Cognition Explain Patterns of Human Sociality”.