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The American Oriental Society, founded in 1842, is the oldest learned society in the United States devoted to a particular field of scholarship; it is preceded only by such distinguished organizations of general scope as the American Philosophical Society (1743), the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1780), and the American Antiquarian Society (1812).

Why Join the AOS?

  • JAOS Print and e-JAOS
  • AOS Monograph Series
  • Annual Meeting
  • Graduate Student Award for Travel to the Annual Meeting
  • Digital Resources
  • Communication with Colleagues