The 2012 Annual Southern Anthropological Society meeting will be hosted by Anthro-Teach at the University of Alabama Birmingham at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham, Alabama, March 14th-17th. This year’s theme is “Peace, Justice, and Environment” and our keynote speaker will be Professor Beth Conklin from Vanderbilt University. The Sheraton is located in downtown Birmingham and is within walking distance of the Birmingham Museum of Art, the McWane Science Center and the Civil Rights Institute. Click here for map and directions. Book your room at the Sheraton by February 13, 2012 before 5 p.m. to receive the special conference rate of $115.00 per night. A field trip to the Civil Rights Institute is planned for the Sunday after the conference. The SAS Annual Meeting provides professional anthropologists and students of anthropology with an opportunity to explore and share current projects and issues within the field. Please direct any questions to the meeting chairs, Sharyn Jones ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or Lori Cormier (email@example.com). For more information, visit the Southern Anthropological Society website.