The 46th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory

The Field Museum and the University of Illinois at Chicago are pleased to host the 46th Annual Midwest Conference on Andean and Amazonian Archaeology and Ethnohistory. The meeting will take place on Saturday, March 17 and Sunday, March 18, 2018. We hope that participants will gather on the evening of Friday, March 16 for an informal get together at the home of Brian Bauer, 229 South Kenilworth Ave, Oak Park, Illinois from 8 pm until 10 pm.  A reception will be held on Saturday evening, March 17 at The Field Museum, with a preview of the exhibition Mummies.  Please be sure to register for the meetings to confirm your attendance for the reception.

This is the opening weekend of Mummies, a Field Museum original featuring new science on Egyptian and Peruvian remains. We encourage participants to set aside time to visit Mummies and The Ancient Americas exhibitions at The Field Museum before or after the meeting. Additional information on the meeting, hotels, exact starting times, and other attractions are posted below. 

The conference is sponsored by The Field Museum, the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Anthropology, and the UIC Office of the Dean (LAS).

Organizers of the meeting include:

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of them.

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