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New York State Archaeological Association 104th Annual Conference

The 104th annual conference of the NYSAA will take place April 24-26, 2020 at the Crowne Plaza Suffern-Mahwah Hotel in Suffern, NY. Attached are the registration for the conference, the call for papers and information about the conference. Deadline for the hotel conference rate is March 27th.

The Incorporated Orange County Chapter is proud to host the 104st Annual Meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) and the annual Spring Meeting of the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC). The NYAC spring meeting will be held Friday afternoon and the NYSAA annual business meeting will be held Friday evening. NYSAA Paper presentations will be Saturday morning through the afternoon, and resume Sunday morning. The NYSAA annual banquet, awards ceremony and special guest speaker will be Saturday evening. Tours will take place on Friday morning and afternoon, and on Sunday afternoon. Tour details and other nearby museum information may be found with the links below.

This year, our banquet speaker is Richard Veit, Ph.D., Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the Wayne D. McMurray School of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Anthropology at Monmouth University. Rich is a North American historical archaeologist whose research focuses on the Middle Atlantic Region between the late 17th and early 19th centuries. His work focuses on commemoration, symbolism, vernacular architecture, and military sites archaeology. A Monument to fallen Royalty: Rediscovering Joseph Bonaparte‚Äôs Point Breeze Estate in Bordentown, New Jersey, will discuss recent archaeological excavations in Bordentown, New Jersey that have unearthed the remains of Joseph Bonaparte’ palatial estate, Point Breeze. Joseph, the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte and former King of Spain and Naples, fled to the United States in 1815. He lived in New Jersey from 1816 until 1839.

2020 NYSAA Conference Flyer (1.3 MiB)

2020 Conference Information for NYSAA & NYAC (246.1 KiB)

2020 Open Call for Papers (162.2 KiB)

2020 NYSAA Conference Registration (555.0 KiB)

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