Annual Meeting Save the Date

The 102nd annual joint conference of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) and the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) will be held April 27-29, 2018 at the Comfort Inn and Suites, 6701 Buckley Rd., Syracuse NY. The registration form including tour information and hotel rates and accommodations is available here for download.

2018 Conference Registration Form for NYSAA & NYAC (360.9 KiB)

Northeast Anthropology, Archaeological Landscapes: Scale, Technology, and Emerging Approaches

AVAILABLE NOW!

FROM NORTHEAST ANTHROPOLOGY

The 2015 volume of Northeast Anthropology, Archaeological Landscapes: Scale, Technology, and Emerging Approaches, is a memorial to Albert A. Dekin, Jr.  The volume is now available for order at the journal’s the web site (albany.edu/northeast_anthropology).
This guest edited volume includes 11 case studies by Dekin’s former students. Dekin was a significant educator and mentor who trained a number of academic, government agency, and Cultural Resource Management archaeologists.  He was nationally influential in shaping CRM policy with strong input from anthropologically-oriented archaeology.  His leadership extended to the presidency of the New York Archaeological Council, numerous applied archaeology projects, and a variety of publications on ethics, training, research design, and the process of cultural resource management.  The strength and breadth of his influence is reflected in the group of contributors to the book, who, in many ways, follow his perspective that archaeological investigation should be anthropologically informed and relevant.  The papers in the volume are centered on three major themes that were the core of Dekin’s work and are central to current research in the archaeology of North America: scale, landscape, and technology and material culture.

Preventing Looting: What Curators and All Museum Staff Can Do

Program:  June 29, 2016

We are honored to host our inaugural event in NYC at The Frick
Collection on the topic of Preventing Looting: What Curators and All
Museum Staff Can Do, which is presented by AAMC Foundation & the US
committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOMUS).

This June will be the first of the Association of Art Museum Curator
Foundation’s regional programming, In-Conversation series, which
collaborates with AAMC leadership, and prominent voices within local
communities for dialogues on pressing issues within the curatorial
profession, museum network, and broader visual arts world. Through
hosting regional programming AAMC & AAMC Foundation will further our
initiatives of advocacy and diversity, connect members in regional
areas, and support our overall mission.

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