NAISA Call for Nominations: Book & Article Prizes

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

PUBLICATION PRIZES

NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is pleased to present a call for nominations for three prizes:

(1) MOST THOUGHT-PROVOKING ARTICLE IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES PRIZE

(2) MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES OF THE FIRST DECADE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PRIZE

Nominations DEADLINE for #1 & #2:  APRIL 1, 2010
 

(3) STUDENT PAPER PRIZE DEADLINE:  APRIL 22, 2010


MOST THOUGHT-PROVOKING ARTICLE IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES PRIZE:  The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best article in Native American and Indigenous Studies published in a scholarly journal or an edited volume/anthology in calendar year 2009 on any topic related to the field.  Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250-400 word abstract summarizing the contribution of the nominated article as well as its significance to the field.  The prize committee will designate a slate of finalists for this prize, to be announced at the Second Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Tucson, May 20-22, 2010.  The 2011 membership of NAISA will vote on the slate of finalists and the prize for the best article will be awarded at the Third Annual meeting of NAISA in Sacramento, May 19-21, 2011.

MOST INFLUENTIAL BOOKS IN NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES OF THE FIRST DECADE OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY PRIZE:  The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the most influential books published between 2000 and 2009 (inclusive) on any topic related to Native American and Indigenous Studies.  Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250-400 abstract summarizing the contribution of the nominated book as well as its significance to the field.  The prize committee will compile a slate of finalists for this prize, to be announced at the Second Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Tucson, May 20-22, 2010.  The 2011 membership of NAISA will vote on the slate of finalists, and the prizes for the top ten most influential books will be awarded at the Third Annual meeting of NAISA in Sacramento, May 19-21, 2011.

Nominations should be directed to NAISA Secretary Maggie Walter via attachment at:  Margaret.Walter@utas.au

 CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION

DEADLINE:  APRIL 22, 2010

The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the 2010 meeting in Tucson.  Papers may be self-nominated or nominated by any NAISA member.  Interested graduate students should submit their finished conference papers by April 22, 2010.  Papers must be paginated, left margin justified, double-spaced, and may not exceed 4,000 words.  Longer papers will not be considered.  It is the student’s responsibility to submit their papers by the deadline.  Interested students should submit their finished conference papers by April 22nd to NAISA Secretary Maggie Walter via attachment at:  Margaret.Walter@utas.edu.au

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is a professional organization dedicated to supporting scholars and others who work in the academic field of Native American and Indigenous Studies.  Founded in 2008, NAISA hosts the premier scholarly meeting in Native studies.  The association has over 600 members from over a dozen countries and scores of Indigenous nations and peoples.  We welcome anyone working in the field to join us in building the future of Native and Indigenous Studies.  For information about NAISA consult our website at <naisa.org>