Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology

January 27, 2024

The Tennessee Division of Archaeology and Middle Tennessee State University are pleased to announce the annual Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology (CRITA) event will take place on January 27, 2024 at the Tennessee State Library and Archives in Nashville, Tennessee. This meeting provides a day-long showcase for professional archaeologists, students, and the interested public to learn about recent research into Tennessee's archaeological heritage, and is free and open to the public.

You can register to attend the meeting here:

Call for Papers

The organizers for the 2024 Current Research in Tennessee Archaeology (CRITA) meeting are now accepting proposals for presentations. Presentations should address current or recent research pertaining to archaeology in the state of Tennessee, and will be limited to fifteen (15) minutes. To encourage public attendance and participation the organizers request that presentations be well-illustrated and given in a clear, informal style accessible to non-specialists.

To submit a paper for the 2024 event, please complete the online form: