Connections and Pathways through the Past
2018 OAS Symposium - Chatham-Kent - CALL FOR PAPERS/POSTERS
Call for Papers and Posters
From November 9-11, 2018 the Ontario Archaeological Society will be hosting their 45th Annual Symposium in Chatham, Ontario. The conference will explore the theme of “Connections and Pathways through the Past.” Come and explore the historic “Forks” of the Thames River and MacGregor Creek, a meeting place for Indigenous people, War of 1812 battle site, connection point on the Underground Railroad and mecca of early Black settlement. We invite papers reflecting all aspects of Chatham-Kent’s diverse heritage and highlighting the theme of connections and pathways, between the past and present, regional centres, archaeologists and the public, archaeology and history, Canada and the United States.
Suggested topics included:
General papers on any topic pertaining to Ontario Archaeology are also welcome.
Conference sessions will be held at the Chatham-Kent John D. Bradley Convention Center, 565 Richmond Street, Chatham. Tours and workshops are currently being planned to take advantage of Chatham-Kent’s rich heritage sites, including local Underground Railroad and early Black settlement centres. Watch for more information at www.ontarioarchaeology.org and forthcoming Arch Notes.