East Texas Archeological Conference

Welcome to the East Texas Archeological Conference !

Coming soon:

56th Caddo Conference and 21st East Texas Archeological Conference:
We invite you to attend the joint Caddo Conference and East Texas Archeological Conference on March 27-29, 2014, at the University of Texas' Ornelas Activity Center: 3402 Old Omen Rd.

Papers and symposia are invited on the archeology, history, and culture of the Caddo Indians and the archaeology of east Texas. Please send paper titles and abstracts by January 31, 2014 to: Dr. Timothy K. Perttula tkp4747@aol.com

More information is available on the flyer that can be viewed ------> HERE.

Past Conferences:


The 20th East Texas Archeological Conference was held on Saturday, February 9, 2013, at the Ornelas Activity Center, 3402 Old Omen Rd., across Spur 248 from the University of Texas at Tyler. F. Kent Reilly III, director of the Center For the Arts and Symbolism of Ancient America, in the Department of Anthropology at Texas State University, gave the keynote address on “The Braden Style and Sacred Bundles: The function of Ideological Exchange in the Early Mississippian Period.”

You can purchase many of the books from the conference book sale here.

The 2013 ETAC Program and Abstracts can be viewed here. For more information on conference arrangements, contact Dr. Thomas Guderjan: guderjan@gmail.com.