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Conference Dates

Philadelphia Marriott Downtown
1200 Filbert Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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

Quick Links:

  • The Submission System is now closed, and the deadline to submit was Sunday, April 7

Please note: if you need to join or renew your membership, it can take up to two business days for your account to have access to the submission system.
More information about the submission system can be found below, under "2025 Annual Meeting: SCS Abstract and Proposal Submission System is Open"

Update 3/15/24:

The SCS Program Committee is happy to announce a slight extension to the deadline for submissions for the Annual Meeting in 2025 (January 2-5, Philadelphia). Please note that all submissions are now due by the end of Sunday, April 7th 11.59pm EDT.

We look forward to reading your proposals for panels, seminars, workshops, and roundtables as well as for individual abstracts, lightning talks, and poster sessions. In particular we invite submissions for more interactive sessions such as seminars, workshops and roundtables, which have been increasing over the past few years, helping us create a more dynamic and inclusive program. For more information on these different types of sessions please visit:

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions.

Rosa Andújar
VP for Program

Update 2/5/24 (Deadline updated 3/15/24, and Submission System closed 4/8/24):

2025 Annual Meeting: SCS Abstract and Proposal Submission System is Open Closed

We are pleased to announce that the SCS Abstract and Proposal submission system is now open and can be found via the link below:

(The Submission System is now closed, and the deadline to submit was Sunday, April 7)

Upon accessing the submission system, please read in their entirety the instructions found on the landing page. There you will find important information pertaining to the requirements for making a submission, plus links to guidelines and other resources from our program committee on submitting a proposal for the Annual Meeting.


The deadline for submitting ALL proposals for the 2025 Annual Meeting is now Sunday, April 7, 2024 at 11:59 P.M. (ET). That includes:

  • Individual abstracts
  • Lightning talks
  • Panel, Committee Panel, Workshop, Seminar, and Roundtable Proposals
  • Affiliated Group Panel Reports (All affiliated groups wanting to submit a panel should select this category)
  • Already approved Organizer-Refereed Reports
  • New charter applications for affiliated groups, and charter renewals for existing affiliated groups
  • New organizer-refereed panel proposals for the 2026 meeting

Accessing the Submission System

To access this site, you must be a member of the Society for 2024, and know and have access to the primary email address (profile address) associated with your member account. To check your membership status and email account on file, go to your profile at

Once you know your member email, you can proceed to the program site.

For more information on logging in and navigating the submission system, please visit: Accessing the Submission System

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

Calls for Abstracts