Book Exhibitor Information

The 93rd anniversary meeting of the Central States Anthropological Society (a section of the American Anthropological Association) will be held April 10-12, 20143 at the Bloomington/Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center, adjacent to Illinois State University, in Bloomington/Normal, IL. The meeting will be hosted by the Illinois State University Department of Sociology and Anthropology. You are cordially invited to participate in this meeting, which is typically attended by over 300 professional anthropologists and students.



Exhibit hours are 3-6 PM on Thursday, April 10, 8:00 AM-4:30 PM on Friday, April 11, and 8:00 AM-2:00 PM on Saturday, April 12. Set-up is 1-3 PM on Thursday; tear-down is 2-3 PM on Saturday.

Publisher’s displays will be located centrally and will be in a room which can be secured overnight.

There is no charge for table space. Tables will be assigned on a first-come-first-served basis. Space is limited and publishers will be limited to one table apiece. The deadline for reserving space is March 12, 2014.

If a press sends a representative to the conference he/she will receive a badge at no cost.

Unaccompanied books and order forms will be grouped onto tables by student volunteers. Unaccompanied titles will not be returned; they will be donated to the student volunteers. (If requested, student volunteers can collect order forms and mail them to the press; see exhibit contract [[link below]] for details.)

Individual authors wishing to display books may do so as well. Authors must be registered for the conference in order to be permitted to display their titles. Authors must collect their books (and their order forms) by the beginning of tear-down time. Any books not retrieved will be donated to student volunteers.



If you wish to participate in the book display please fill out an CSAS 2014 exhibit contract and return it to:

Harriet Ottenheimer, CSAS Secretary/Treasurer
2301 S. Ocean Dr., #2005
Hollywood, FL 33019
(phone: 785.532.9902; email:

DEADLINE: March 12, 2014



Titles and order forms should be shipped—to arrive no earlier than April 8, 2014—labeled as follows:

Bloomington-Normal Marriott Hotel and Conference Center
201 Broadway St.
Normal, IL 61761

HOLD FOR CSAS April 10-12 ATTN: Harriet Ottenheimer

Shipments should have complete return address, be insured, and MUST say how many boxes are in the shipment, e.g., Box 1 of 2, Box 2 of 2, etc.



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