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Hilton Chicago
720 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
United States

Submission deadlines now available! The program submission system is now open.

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

Updated 5/17/2023

  • The Committee on Ancient and Modern Performance (CAMP) is seeking participants for the Lysistrata at the 2024 Annual Meeting. See CAMP's reminder and the original CFP here.
  • Interested in how the annual meeting program is built? You can read this new resource by former VP for Program Cynthia Damon, Building the Program: the View from the Program Committee

Older Updates

The SCS Program Committee has issued a special call for seminars for 2024.

The program submission system is now closed at

SCS has a new submission system this year. To log into the system, you will need to use the primary email address (profile address) associated with your member account on the SCS/JHUP membership site. To check the address and to ensure your membership is up to date, go to your member profile at

For guidance on accessing and using the new system, see this page.

If you have difficulty using the new system or logging in, please email

Deadlines for submission are as follows:

  • April 24 at 11.59pm EDT for panels (including committee panels), workshops, seminars, roundtables, affiliated group applications, organizer-refereed panel applications, affiliated group panel reports, and organizer-refereed panel reports.
  • May 1 at 11.59pm EDT for individual abstracts and lightning talks.

Please note that at this stage, no decision has been made about whether the 2024 annual meeting will be a hybrid event or what sorts of virtual events may be offered if the meeting itself is not fully hybrid. AIA & SCS do anticipate that there will be a virtual portion of the conference.

Calls for abstracts from affiliated groups, SCS committees, and organizer-refereed panels can be found below.