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The High Plains Society
Applied Anthropology


Upcoming events

    • Wednesday, April 10, 2019
    • 5:00 PM (MDT)
    • Saturday, April 13, 2019
    • 11:59 PM (MDT)
    • Tivoli Station, Auraria Campus, 900 Auraria Pkwy, Denver, CO 80204, USA

    The High Plains Society 

    for Applied Anthropology

    In collaboration with

    The Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges (SACC)

    are holding a joint conference

    on April 10 – 13, 2019

    Tivoli Center, Auraria Campus, Denver, Colorado 

    Call for Papers!

    “Diversity and Inclusion in Anthropology”

    Building Bridges to Collaborative

    and Interdisciplinary Approaches

    Deadline for Abstracts: March 15, 2019

    Hosted by the Metropolitan State University of Denver

    Your proposal must include the following:

    Personal Information: Name and contact information

    Title and Abstract:

    Please provide a title and a brief description of your proposed presentation. There is no required length for your abstract; simply provide the information as you deem appropriate.

    Presentation Type:

    Please indicate if you are interested in a standard 20-45 minute presentation or if you are interested in a longer time slot. If longer, please indicate how long. Also, note that, if desired, you have additional options. We will be happy to work with you on alternative or even unconventional approaches to presenting your material. For example, you may propose a panel, roundtable discussion, a debate, a workshop, an activity of some sort, a session featuring film or music, or a performance.


    If you would like to provide any additional information or comments on your presentation aside from the abstract, please do so.


    Send all proposals to Josef Garrett, President, HPSfAA

    Email: garret@msudenver.edu

    Student Travel Scholarship Award

    HPSfAA offers the Gottfried and Martha Lang Student Award to assist current students cover the cost of travel to the Spring Conference. If you are interested in applying for the award, please complete this form and email to Josef Garrett. Preference will be given to students apply to present at the Spring Conference. 

    Thank you!

    Conference Schedule

    April 10, 2019:   Welcoming Event 

    April 11, 2019:   Presentations      

    April 12, 2019:   Presentations      

    April 13, 2019:   Breakout Sessions

    Suggested Lodging Options

    Springhill Suites, 1190 Auraria Parkway, Downtown Denver

    The Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St, Downtown Denver

    The Oxford Hotel, 1600 17th Ave, Downtown Denver

    The Crawford Hotel, 1701 Wynkoop St, Downtown Denver

    For attendees looking for cozier options, consider Airbnb.

    Which has over 100+ rentals located in the adjacent La Alma-Lincoln Park Neighborhood, just South of Auraria Campus. Where the conference will be centered and is conveniently located next to the RTD's Light Rail system and to Downtown Denver, Capital Hill, and Baker

    Full Conference Registrants will receive a complimentary HPSfAA Canvas Bag and Notebook. Additional canvas bags, notebooks, and 2019 Poster will also be available for purchase. 

Past events

Thursday, September 27, 2018 2018 HPSfAA Fall Retreat at Ghost Ranch Retreat Center
Thursday, April 26, 2018 2018 HPSfAA Annual Spring Conference
Thursday, September 21, 2017 Ghost Ranch 2017 Fall Retreat
Thursday, April 27, 2017 2017 Annual Spring Conference
Thursday, September 22, 2016 Ghost Ranch 2016 Retreat
Thursday, April 21, 2016 2016 Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 24, 2015 Ghost Ranch 2015 Retreat
Thursday, April 23, 2015 2015 Annual Meeting
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Ghost Ranch 2014 Retreat
Friday, April 18, 2014 2014 Annual Meeting
Friday, October 04, 2013 Ghost Ranch 2013 Retreat
Thursday, March 21, 2013 2013 Annual Meeting
Friday, October 05, 2012 Ghost Ranch 2012 Retreat
Thursday, April 19, 2012 2012 Annual Meeting
Friday, September 30, 2011 Ghost Ranch 2011 Retreat
Friday, April 15, 2011 2011 Annual Meeting
Friday, October 01, 2010 Ghost Ranch 2010 Retreat
Thursday, April 22, 2010 2010 Annual Meeting

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