Annual Meeting

2015 Annual Meeting

April 9-11, 2015

Crowne Plaza Hotel St. Paul – Riverfront, St. Paul, MN

 PRELIMINARY PROGRAM (updated March 3, 2015)

The 94th Anniversary Meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St. Paul, Minnesota, April 9 through April 11, 2015.  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 (go to Awards page for more information) . It also offers an opportunity for anthropologists from throughout the central states area, from institutions large and small, to meet, talk, and network together in a welcoming and professional environment.

The 2015 conference will be hosted by the University of Minnesota, Macalester College, Minnesota State University, and the Science Museum of Minnesota. Most of the events will be held in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, St. Paul – Riverfront located in downtown St. Paul, overlooking the beautiful Mississippi River.

The conference will feature a distinguished lecture by Dr. Leith Mullings, Distinguished Professor of Anthropology in the Graduate Center at The City University of New York, and former President of the American Anthropological Association, serving from 2011 to 2013.

Early online registration is now closed. On-site registration rates are:  CSAS regular member: $90;  CSAS student member: $40;  non-member: $110;  student non-member: $50.

If you have any questions about the conference, don’t hesitate to contact:

Willie McKether, CSAS 2015 Annual Meeting Program Chair
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
The University of Toledo
2801 West Bancroft, MS 956
Phone: 419.530.4394


Harriet Ottenheimer, CSAS Secretary-Treasurer, at or 785-532-9902.