Friday, December 05, 2014

OAS Symposium 2015 - Call For Papers

The Huronia chapter of the Ontario Archaeological Society is pleased to host the annual symposium from Oct. 16 to 18, 2015 in Midland, Ontario. The theme of the upcoming conference is “Huronia - Before and After Champlain.”
We welcome papers on all aspects of the Ontario’s archaeological past. On the 400th anniversary of Champlain’s arrival in Huronia, we particularly want to highlight the Wendat past in the region, and interactions with the first French explorers and missionaries.
At this time we are calling for proposals for sessions, individual presentations, and posters. Sessions may be half or full day sessions (about nine papers or sixteen papers respectively). Presentations are twenty minutes in length.
Session proposals: please send proposal descriptions of about 300 words to Alicia Hawkins ( by April 1, 2015. A list of potential presenters should accompany the session proposal.
Abstracts for individual presentations and posters should be about 300 words and these should also be emailed to Alicia Hawkins ( The deadline for abstracts is June 30, 2015.

Monday, December 01, 2014

Members Meeting - Wednesday December 10th 2014

Members Meeting -  Wednesday December 10th 2014

 Huronia Museum, Midland - 7 PM


Subject - year end updates and reports - election of executive officers.

This meeting is set aside for our Annual General Meeting and election of officers who will guide us through the upcoming year including monthly meeting presentations and the planning and implementation of the OAS symposium next October.
Should you wish to put your name forward to stand for one of the executive positions or nominate another member to do so please do so by email or bring your nomination to the AGM. We will also be looking for volunteers to take on other key portfolios our act on committees to assist in moving our plans forward.
It is also the time to renew your membership for 2015.
The AGM will run 7-8PM followed by a meeting of the executive and others directly involved with the planning of the symposium.

Meetings are open to the public at no charge.