Society of American Archaeology Annual Meeting: Washington, DC 11-15 April 2018!

Staff and students from the Archaeology Department at the University of Sheffield will be attending North America’s premier Archaeology conference, the annual meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Washington, DC 11-15 April 2018.

Sheffield Archaeology Department will have a stand in the exhibit hall throughout the conference. Come along and visit us at booth 600 in the exhibit hall to learn more about our world-leading research, our extensive fieldwork opportunities and public engagement activities or to discuss our innovative postgraduate and undergraduate degree programmes.

Washington DC

Join us in Washington and talk to our staff members about their exciting research! Find out more about who will be attending on our Sheffield SAA page.

Sheffield Archaeology at the SAAs – an overview:

'The Archaeology of Childcare'

This session is co-organised by Dawn Hadley, and will include papers by Dawn, Katie Hemer and PhD student s Charlotte Waller-Cotterhill and Marion Shiner.

This session, sponsored by Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past, will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 12 April.

Come visit the Sheffield Archaeology Booth!

Jane Rempel and Sheffield undergraduate Taylor Ogle will be based at the Sheffield booth, #600 in the exhibit hall.

Stop by to see us and talk about living, studying and researching archaeology at Sheffield!
The exhibit hall will be open Thursday 12 – Saturday 14 April.

'Archaeology, Sustainability, and Energy'

This forum is convened by PhD student Theresa Nelson and Roger Doonan, and will include John Barrett as a discussant.

This forum will take place on the morning of Sunday 15 April.

'Experimental Archaeology'

This session is organised by PhD student Yvette Marks and will include papers by Yvette and Roger Doonan.

This session will take place on the afternoon of Thursday 12 April.

For further information about the SAA meeting please visit our own SAA pages, or go directly to for details of how to register and preliminary programme information.