Saturday, May 01, 2010

Call for Papers for Maritime Archaeology and History Conference in Hawaii February 2011

This is a call for papers for the 22nd Annual Symposium on Maritime Archaeology and History of Hawai`i and the Pacific, February 18-21, 2011 in Hilo, on the Big island of Hawai`i. The theme for this year’s conference is “Reading Coastal Footprints: Ecology and Maritime Archaeology in the Pacific.” Paper topics are not limited to this theme but special consideration will be given to abstracts that incorporate this message. Tentative session titles include: - Historical and archaeological research on human influences on marine life - Applying ecological models to archaeology - Recent maritime archaeology fieldwork - General sessions on maritime archaeology and maritime historyABSTRACTS should be no more than 300 words and include a title, name(s) of presenters and affiliation. All presenters are expected to register for the conference. Information concerning registration will be sent to presenters upon acceptance of their abstracts. STUDENTS: There will be two student scholarships awarded to cover the registration fee for this conference. Please see the website for more information. Deadline for Abstracts is November 1, 2010 Please email you abstract and contact information to: Suzanne Finney at finney[at] For more information about the conference, go to: All presenters will be notified by November 15, 2010

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