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November 18–20, 2009, New Orleans, LA


The annual meeting of the Near East Archaeological Society will be held November 18–20, 2009, at the J.W. Marriott and Sheridan Hotels in downtown New Orleans LA, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Evangelical Theological Society.

Rooms are available at two downtown hotels located next to each other. Sessions will be held in both hotels. Plenaries, books, and banquet will be in the Sheraton.

The Sheraton 500 Canal Street. Rooms are:
$159 for a single/double.
$193 for a triple/quad.
$193 for a double/double.
For reservations, call and ask for these Evangelical Theological Society room rates.

The J.W. Marriott 614 Canal Street (next door to the Sheraton). Rooms are:
Single Double Triple Quad
Standard: $149 $169 $189 $209
Conciege: $169 $189 $209 $229

Rooms are limited, so please plan accordingly.


If you would like to present a paper at the annual meeting, fill out the form below and submit it, along with a preliminary abstract of not more than 150 words, by March 1, 2009. Papers are to be 30 minutes in length, followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. You will be notified if your paper has been accepted and, if so, your place in the program. Presenters must be members of NEAS or ETS. All presenters are requested to prepare their papers for possible publication in the NEAS Bulletin. Please follow the guidelines in the 1999 issue of the Bulletin. Bring both a disk copy and a hard copy of your paper to the meeting to give to Paul Ray, editor of the Bulletin.

 There will be two sessions: a special session “Personal and Social Ethics in the Ancient Near East” and a “General Session.” Send proposals to: Gary A. Byers, 1029 E. Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21202, Ph x148, Email ._ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ __ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _


Name: ______________________________________________________________________

Address: ________________________________________________________________________


E-mail address _______________________________

Telephone, office ______________________ Telephone, home ______________________

Institutional affiliation: _______________________________________________________

Title of proposed paper: ________________________________________________________________________


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