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Conference Dates

Sheraton New Orleans Hotel
500 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
United States

General Information for All Annual Meetings

Every winter, the Society for Classical Studies holds a joint meeting with the Archaeological Institute of America. In addition to the presentation of individual papers and panels, features of the annual meeting include an exhibit hall for browsing and purchasing the latest books from a variety of publishers; roundtable discussion sessions; dramatic performances by the Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance; meetings and receptions of affiliated groups; and much more.

Latest Meeting News

Program Information

Posted January 1, 2015PDF of Annual Meeting Program book.

NEW December 27, 2014Click here to see the Schedule at a Glance for the New Orleans Meeting.


To register for the 2015 Joint Annual Meeting, please click here. Please be sure to register by November 14 to take advantage of the discounted early registration rate.

Hotel Reservations

The headquarters hotel for the Joint Annual Meeting is the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel. Rooms are also available at the New Orleans Marriott Hotel directly across the street. Both hotels are offering a rate of $159 plus tax per night and complimentary high speed internet in guest rooms. Visit this page for more information about each hotel and to book a room.

Travel InformationPosted October 22, 2014

Click here to read about air and train travel to New Orleans as well as transportation between the meeting hotels and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport.

Special Event: Performance of Anne Carson's AntigonickPosted October 28, 2014

Click here to read about this special event taking place at the annual meeting on Thursday evening January 8 and directed by the author.

Conference AppNew This Year

For the first time AIA and SCS will offer a program app for the joint annual meeting. The dedicated meeting app will be available in mid December for all iOS and Android devices. It will also feature a basic web version. Features of the app are described here.

Information for Exhibitors

The Exhibit Hall is one of the most popular features of the joint annual meeting. Potential exhibitors can download the exhibitor prospectus here. The prospectus also contains information about advertising in both the SCS and AIA printed Programs and about other sponsorship opportunities.

If you use Twitter and intend to share comments about the upcoming joint annual meeting in New Orleans, please use the hashtag #aiascs.

We have consulted with our colleagues at the AIA, and they have agreed to recommend its use to their members as well. Please note that because of the new name of the Society, this is a different hashtag from the one in use in previous years.

Calls for Abstracts

Submissions to SCS Committees