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

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Funding and Volunteering

See below for more information about the 2024 Annual Meeting and previous meeting updates:

Update 12/5/2023:

Applications are open for childcare / dependent care subsidies for the upcoming annual meeting. Funding can be used to support the costs of childcare / dependent care that attendees arrange for either at home or onsite in Chicago. Both in-person and remote meeting attendees are welcome to apply. Please fill out the application form by 5pm EST on December 15th for consideration: Apply for Childcare / Dependent Care Subsidies

Update 11/1/2023:

SCS is looking for volunteers to assist onsite in Chicago at the 2024 Annual Meeting. This opportunity is open to all undergraduate and graduate students, contingent faculty, and independent scholars, including those who have already applied for annual meeting participation stipends. Volunteers receive free registration for five hours of volunteer time.

Volunteer assignments include:

  • Assisting with hybrid sessions, although volunteers will not be responsible for setting up hybrid equipment or opening zoom sessions
  • Assisting with special events
  • Working at the registration desks in the exhibit hall as directed by our registration vendor Showcare
  • Helping the Director of Meetings and SCS staff unpack and pack signage and other materials at the beginning and end of the meeting

The deadline to fill out the form is 5pm on Friday, December 1. You can apply to volunteer using the following link: Volunteer at the Annual Meeting

Update 10/4/2023:

To view the Program Outline for the 2024 Annual Meeting, please visit the following page: Program Outline

This is the schedule of SCS paper sessions, panels, seminars, and workshops at the 2024 Annual Meeting. We will post regular updates on the Program Outline page and add events through the Fall.

Update 9/13/2023:

Registration for the 2024 AIA/SCS Joint Annual Meeting is now open!

The 2024 Annual Meeting has a mixed format: many sessions will be in-person, some will be hybrid, and a few will be fully virtual. If you register as an in-person attendee you will also have full access to virtual sessions. Preliminary program information will be published soon.

Please see registration rates below. For in-person attendance, register on or before November 13, 2023 for discounted registration fees.

To register for the meeting, please use the following link: 2024 Annual Meeting Registration

For the 2024 meeting, SCS is offering to members who are students, contingent faculty, or unemployed scholars participation stipends for in-person and virtual meeting attendance. Students, contingent faculty, or unemployed scholars who are on the program but are not members, are also eligible.

To apply for participation funding, please fill out this form by November 1: SCS Annual Meeting Participation Funding 2024

In addition, reservations at the conference hotel are now open. You can reserve your room at the Hilton Chicago (720 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL).

Please note that the Hilton has partnered with the AIA and the SCS on a handful of prizes for the 2024 Annual Meeting. Please follow this link for further details pertaining to those prizes and the terms that apply.

To reserve a hotel room, please use the following link: 2024 Hotel Reservations
To reserve a room by phone, please dial 877-865-5320 and reference the AIA/SCS Joint Annual Meeting or code ASJ.

2024 AIA/SCS Joint Annual Meeting Registration Fees

Registration Fees ON/BEFORE
Nov 13, 2023
Nov 13, 2023
Member SCS or AIA $215 $275 $50
Student Member $75 $100 $25
K-12 Teacher/Contingent Faculty/Unemployed Member $110 $135 $30
K-12 Teacher/Contingent Faculty/Unemployed Non-Member $150 $175 $40
Non-Member $250 $350 $60
Student Non-member $125 $150 $30
EAA Member $215 $275 $50
Spouse/Guests $110 $125 N/A
Add’l Exhibition Booth Personnel $130 $130 N/A
One-day Registration $155 $180 N/A
One-day Exhibit Hall Pass $50 $70 N/A

Previous Updates:

For older updates on the Annual Meeting from this past summer and spring, please visit the page: Previous Updates on the 2024 Annual Meeting