* Feb. 21-22. 9th Annual Dept. of Anthropology Workshop in Archaeometry. New York State University, Buffalo, New York, USA. Ezra Zubrow, Dept. Anthropology, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY, USA; tel: 716-645-2511; email: archaeometry@hotmail.com; web: http://wings.buffalo.edu/anthropology/argg.html.

* Feb. 27-March 1. The Transition from Prehistory to History in the Southwest. Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA. Deni Seymour, 2301 Yale Blvd. SE, Suite B2, Albuquerque, NM 87106, USA; tel: 505-246-2606; email: djslmas@ail.com.

* Feb. 28-March 1. 26th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology, Anthropology, and Ethnohistory. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaing, Illinois, USA. Helaine Silverman, Dept. of Anthropology, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana, IL 61801, USA; email: helaine@uiuc.edu.

* March 1-6. 1998 Pittsburgh Conference. New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. PITTCON ’98, Dept. CFP, 300 Penn Center Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15235-5503, USA; tel: 412-825-3220; fax 412-825-3224; email pittconinfo@ pittcon.org. Symposium: Archaeology and Art - Diverse Applications of Analytical Chemistry.

* March 5-7. Texas Academy of the Sciences, Annual Meeting. University of Texas, Tyler, Texas, USA. Special Symposium: Frontiers in Archaeometry. Jeff Leach, Centro de Investigaciones Arquelogicas, 130 N. Stevens, Suite E., El Paso, TX 79905, USA; tel: 915-533- 7977; email: jleach1532@aol.com; web: www.uttyl.edu/~cosc/tas/

* March 6-7. 21st Midwest Mesoamerican Meeting. Michigan State University, East Lansisn, Michigan, USA. Helen Pollard, Dept. of Anthropology, Michigan State University, 354 Baker Hall, East Lansing, MI 48824, USA; tel: 517-353-3135; fax: 517-432-5935; email: helen.pollard@ ssc.msu.edu.

* March 13-14. The Caddo Conference. Arkadelphia, Arkansas, USA. Meeks Etchieson, US Forest Service, PO Box 1270, Hot Springs, AR 71902, USA; tel: 501-321-5252; fax: 501-321-5382.

* March 14-18. Earth’s Changing Land: GCTE-LUCC Open Science Conferenc on Global Change. Barcelona, Spain. Sue Julson, tel 612-624-4238; email: julso001@tc.umn.edu.

+ March 24-28. 26th Annual meeting, Computer Applications and Quantitative Methods in Archaeology. Barcelona, Spain. J.A. Barcelo, Quantitative Archaeology Lab, Dpt. of Prehistory, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; email: ilphd@blues.uab.es; web: http://blues.uab.es/~ilphd/caa98.html.

March 25-29. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Seattle, Washington. J.Driver, Program Chair, Dept. of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, British Columbia, V5A 1S6, Canada; tel 604-291-4182; fax 604-291-5666; email: driver@sfu.ca.

* April 1-4. 67th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists. Salt Lake Hilton, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Clark Larsen, Research Laboratories of Anthropology, Alumni Bldg., CB#3120, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599- 3120, USA; tel: 919-962-3844; email: cslarsen@email.unc.edu.

* April 2-4. 75th Annual Central States Anthropological Society Meeting. Kansas City, Missouri, USA. Harriet Ottenheimer, SASW/Anthropology, Waters Hall, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA; tel: 785-485-2703; fax: 785-532-6978; email: mahafan@ksu.edu.

* April 5-7. Perspectives in Amino Acid and Protein Geochemistry. Washington, DC, USA. Glenn Goodfriend, Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washinton, 5251 Broad Brand Road, NW, Washington, DA 20015-1305, USA; tel: 202-686-2410, ext. 4432; fax: 202- 686-2419; email: goodfriend@gl.ciw.edu.

* April 6-10. 3rd International Symposium on C14 and Archaeology. Lyon, France. Preprints and abstracts available on the web: www.univ-lyon1.fr/~carbon14/congres.htm. Secretariat, Centre de Datation par le Radiocarbone, Université Claude-Bernard Lyon 1, Bât. 217-43 Boulevard du 11 Novembre, 69622 Villeurbanne, France. Tel 33-4-72448257; fax 33-4-72431317; e-mail cdrc14@cismsun.univ-lyon1.fr

* April 8-11. Society for California Archaeology Annual Meeting. Hyatt Islandia Hotel, San Diego, California, USA. Michael Sampson, California State Parks, 8885 Rio San Diego Dr., Suite 270, San Diego, CA 92108, USA; tel: 619-220-5323; email: msampson@parks.ca.gov. NOTE: GPS/GIS symposium-Integration of the Global Positioning System and Geographic Information Systems in Archaeological Inquiry. Jeff Hamilton, NCRM, PO Box 509, Redwood Valley, CA 95470, USA; tel: 707-485-7211, ext. 12; fax: 707-485-8962; email: hamilton@ncrm.com.

* April 20-22. Applications of Stable Isotope Techniques to Ecological Studies. Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. Keith Hobson, Canadian Wildlife Service, 115 Perimeter Road, Saskatoon, SK S7N 0X4, Canada; tel: 306-975-4102; fax: 306-975-4089; email: Keith.Hobson@EC.GC.CA; web: http://ecsask65.innovplace.saskatoon.sk.ca/isotope/

April 27-May 1. International Symposium on Archaeometry. Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Hungary. Katalin T. Biro, Hungarian National Museum, Dept. of Information, H- 1450 Budapest Pf. 124, Hungary; tel/fax: 36-1-2101/338; email: h5852tbi@ella.hu; http://origo.hmn.hu/ametry.

* May 1-3. 82nd Annual Meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association. Bonnie Castle Resort Hotel, Alexandria Bay, New York, USA. Theme: St. Lawrence River archaeology. Tim Abel, Program Chair, PO Box 81, Philadelphia, NW 13673, USA; tel: 315- 642-0202; email: abeltj@northnet.org.

* May 7-10. 33rd International Congress on Medieval Studies. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA. The Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, 1201 Oliver St., Kalamazoo, MI 4900803801, USA; tel: 616-387-8745; fax: 616-387-8750; email: mdvl_congres@wmich.edu; web: http://www.wmich.edu/medieval/ Session: From Paradis to Vegetable Patches-Interdisciplinary Approaches to Monastic Gardens. Susan Pennington, Dept. Anthropology, Univ. of Minnesota, 215 Ford hall, 224 Church St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA; tel: 612-625-3095; fax: 612-625-3095; email: penn0010@gold.tc.umn.edu.

* May 16. 1998 Historical Metallurgy Society Annual General Meeting, and Spring Meeting: Archaeology and Science. Several workshops on metallurgy. Contact: J.G. McDonnell, Department of Archaeological Sciences, University of Bradford, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD7 1DP, UK.

* May 21-24. 23rd Colloque International pour l’etude de l’age du Fer. Dolors Codina, Museu d’Arqueologia de Catalunya-Girona, Pedret 95, 17007-GIRONA, Spain; tel: 34-72-2046-37; fax: 34-72-21-04-54.

* May 25-June 5. NATO Advanced Study Institute: Numerical Modeling of the Global Atmosphere. Dr. Philip Mote, NWRA, PO Box 3027, Bellevue, WA 98009, USA; web: http://www.nwra.com/ASI.

* June 2-6. Canadian Association of Geographers Annual Conference. Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Special session: Impacts of Global Climate Change in Southwest Yukon. Peter Johnson; email: peter@aix1.uottawa.ca.

* June 11-15. 5th Meeting, Association for the Study of Marble and Other Stones in Antiquity. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. ASMOSIA, Dept. of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115, USA; tel: 617-369-3259; fax: 617-369-3276; email: p.russell@mfa.org; web: http://www.oberlin.edu/~scarrier/ASMOSIA/Intro.html.

* June 14-18. Chapman Conference: Mechanisms of Millenial-Scal Global Climate Change. Cliff Lodge, Snowbird, Utah, USA. AGU Meetings Dept., Millennial-Scal Global Climate Conference, 2000 Florida Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20009, USA; tel: 202-462-6900; fax: 202-328-0566; email: meetinginfo@kosmos.agu.org.

* June 20-24. Joint Meetings: Society for the Study of Evolution, Society of Systematic Biologists, and American Society of Naturalists. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Daphne Fairbairn, Dept. of Biology, Concordia University, 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. West, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1M8, Canada; email: fairbrn@vax2.concordia.ca; web: http://www.zoology.ubc.ca/~schluter/meeting98.html

* June 28-July 4. Dual Congress: International Association for the Study of Human Palaeontology and International Association of Human Biologists. Johannesburg and Pretoria, South Africa. Dept. of Anatomical Sciences, University of the witwatersrand, Medical School, 7 York Road, Parktown, Johannesburg 2193, South Africa; tel: 27-11-647-2054/2526; fax: 27- 11-643-4318; email: 055dc98@chiron.wits.ac.za; web: http://sunsite.wits.ac.za/ conferen/dual98/home.html.

* July 2-5. International Small Islands Studies Association, ISLANDS V. Mauritius. Topic: Small Islands in the Third Millennium-Problems and Prospects of Island Living. Web: http://www.arts.unsw.edu.au/Centres/SouthPacific/ISISA.html.

July 26-Aug. 2. The 21st Century: The Century of Anthropology. 14th Congress of the International Union of Anthropology and Ethnological Sciences. The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, USA. Tomoko Hamada, 14th ICAES Executive Secretary, Dept. of Anthropology, college of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA 23187-8795, USA; tel: 804- 221-1055, fax: 804-221-1066; email thamad@mail.wm.edu.

* Aug. 20-26. 9th International Conference on Geochronology, Cosmochronology, and Isotope Geology. Beijing, China. Secretariat of ICOG-9, Chinese Academy of Geological Sciences, Baiwanzhuang Road 26, Beijing 100037, China; tel: 0086-10-68311545; fax: 0086-10- 68311545; email: liudunyi@public.bta.net.cn.

Aug. 23-29. 8th International Congress, International Council for Archaeozoology. University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Rebecca Wigen, rjwigen@ uvvm.uvic.ca or Quentin Mackie, qxm@uvic.ca. Tourism Victoria, 812 Wharf St., Victoria, B.C. Canada, V8w 1T3; tel: 250-382-6539; web: http://travel.bc.ca=09; web: http://home.sprynet.com/sprynet/fdirrigl/metting.htm.

Symposium: High Resolution Faunas at the Pleistocene/Holocene Boundary. Jon Driver, Dept. of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6, Canada; email: driver@sfu.ca.

Aug. 27-28. Second International Meeting on Phytolith Research. Aix en Provence, France. 2nd IMPR, J.D. Meunier, CEREGE, Europole Mediterraneen de l’Arbois-BP 80, 13545 Aix en Provence Cecex 04, France; tel: 33-0-4-42-97-15-26; fax: 33-0-4-42-97-15-40; email: phytomeeting@cerege.fr; web: http://www.cerege.fr.

* Sept. 5-7. 15th Biennial Meeting of the American Quaternary Association. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Socorro Lozano Garcia, Instituto de Geologia, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, Cuidad Universitaria, Apartado Postal 70-296, 04510, Mexico City, Mexico; fax: 52-5- 550-6644.

* Oct. 4-10. V Congreso de la Asociaction Latino-americana de Antropologia Biologica y VI Simposio de Antropologia Fisica "Luis Montane." Universidad de La Habana, Cuba. Antonio J. Martinez Fuentes, Secretario Asociacion Latino-americana de Antropologia Biologica, Museo Antropologico Montane, Facultad de Biologia, Universidad de La Habana Calle 25 #455, entre J e I, Vedado Cuidad Habana 10400, Cuba; tel: 53-7-32-9000/79-3488; fax: 53-7-32-1321/33- 5774; email: montane@comuh.uh.cu.

* Oct. 14-17. 56th Annual Meeting of the Plains Anthropological Conference. Radisson Inn, Bismarck, North Dakota, USA. Fern Swenson, State Historical Society of North Dakota, 612 E. Blvd. Ave., Bismarck, ND 58505, USA; tel: 701-328-3675; email: ccmail.fswenson@ ranch.state.nd.us.

Oct. 26-29. Geological Society of America, Annual Meeting. Toronto, Ontario, Canada. GSA Meetings Department, tel: 1-800-472-1988 or 303-447-2020, ext. 133; email: meetings@geosociety.org; http://www.geosociety.org

* Oct. 31. 4th Annual Conference, Graduate Students Association, Archaeology Dept., Boston University. Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Topic: Animal, Vegetable, Mineral: Using Specialist Studies in Archaeology. GSA Conference 1998, Dept. of Archaeology, Boston University, 675 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA 02215, USA; tel: 617- 353-3415; fax: 617-353-6800; email: dunwoody@bu.edu.

Nov. Inter-Congress Meeting of Commission 4, Union Internationale des Sciences Prehistoriques et Protohistoriques. Arizona, USA. Keith Kintigh, Dept. Anthropology, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287-2402, USA; tel: 602-965-6900; fax: 602-965-7671.

* Nov. 2-8. IV Jornadas de Arqueologia de la Patagonia. Rio Gallegos, Argentina. IV Jornadas de Arqueologia de la Patagonia, INALP, 3 de Febrero 1370 (1426), Buenos Aires, Argentina; tel: 54-1-783-6554; fax: 54-2-783-3371; email: rafa@bibapl.edu.ar.

Nov. 7-11. 2nd International Climate and History Conference. Climatic Research Unit, Norwich, United Kingdom. Trevor D. Davies, Climatic Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom; tel: 44-1603-592721; fax: 44-1603-507784.


* Jan. 5-6. Recent Advances in Quaternary Biostratigraphy. Papers are invited for a discussion meeting on recent advances in Quaternary biostratigraphy, especially in the British Isles. Deadline for abstracts is October 15, 1998. Dr. Danielle Schreve, Dept. of Paleontology, Natural History Museum, London SW7 5BD UK. Tel 44-171-938-9258; fax 44-171-938-9277; email d.schreve@nhm.ac.uk.

* Jan. 10-14. World Archaeology Congress 4. Cape Town, South Africa. Theme: Global Archaeology at the Turn of the Millennium. Carolyn Ackermann, WAC4, Congress Secretariat, PO Box 44503, Claremont 7735, South Africa; tel: 27-21-762-8600; fax: 27-21-762-8606; email: wac4@globalconf.co.za; web: http://www.globalconf.co.za/wac4.

* May. 1999 International Rock Art Conference. Ripon College, Ripon, Wisconsin, USA. Deborah Morse-Kahn, Regional Research Consortium, Minneapolis MN, USA; tel: 612-925- 0749; email: deborah@pclink.com; web: http://www.pclink.com/cbailey

Aug. 3-11. XV INQUA Congress 1999. Durban, South Africa. Theme: Enviornmental Background to Hominid Evolution in Africa. Mrs. E. Aucamp, PO Box 798, Silverton, Pretoria 0001, South Africa; fax: 27-12-8411221; email: eaucamp@geoscience.org.za; web: inqua.geoscinece.org.za

* Aug. 23-29. 8th International Congress of the International Council for Archaeozoology. University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. ICAZ ’98, Conference Management, Division of Continuing Studies, University of Victoria, PO Box 3030, Victoria, BC V8W 3N6, Canada; email: ICAZ@uvcs.uvic.ca; web: http://www.uvcs.uvic.ca/conferce/archzool/.