Please join us for the 10th annual meeting of the
at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Massachusetts.  This two-day event will be an opportunity to learn about the work of the Academy, hear about some new and ongoing initiatives, and meet new members. We hope to bring together many of our members from around the United States and Canada who are eager to begin or to continue their involvement in the work of the Academy. 

General Information

Here is the basic information about the meeting.  For more details, please follow the links here or above in the page header.


The dates for the meeting are Friday, September 30 - Sunday, October 2, 2016, although there will be no formal program on Friday (this day is reserved for informal gathering and socializing). The meeting will end around lunchtime on Sunday.  The schedule features a combination of presentations, discussions, and a film screening.  Those who arrive early or stay late will have opportunities for sightseeing in Boston.  There will be a banquet Saturday evening (see below).

Registration:Registration is closed

Conference Location: The meeting will take place at the Wellesley College Club on the Wellesley College campus.

Housing: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hampton Inn Boston/Natick. You can click here to make a reservation. Transportation between the hotel and the meeting venue will be provided.

Conference banquet:

Conference dinner and entertainment will take place at Sabur restaurant on Saturday. The cost is $60 per person ($30 for children under 12). The reservation and payments must be made by Monday, September 26 by clicking here:


Ismar Volić (Wellesley)

The organizers would like to thank Wellesley College, and especially the Provosts Office, for its hospitality and financial support.