Native American and Indigenous Studies Association: Call for Papers

[the following comes to us from our friend Jennifer Graber at the University of Texas)


Hosted by the University of Texas at Austin
AUSTIN, TEXAS May 29-31, 2014

The NAISA Council invites scholars working in Native American and Indigenous Studies to submit proposals for: Individual papers, panel sessions, roundtables, or film screenings. 

All persons working in Native American and Indigenous Studies are invited and encouraged to apply.

Proposals are welcome from faculty and students in colleges, universities, and tribal colleges; from community-based scholars and elders; and from professionals working in the field
All those accepted to the Program must be a NAISA member and must register for the meeting.

PLEASE NOTE: The Council limits submissions to one proposed session per person, in order to maximize representation at the meetings. Each person can only be part of one proposal of any kind.

 The Council reserves the right to disqualify proposals that include individuals who are part of more than one proposal. Someone may however, be proposed to both Chair and present or Chair and comment within one session. Also, someone may organize a panel in which s/he does not have an active role and would be able to present a paper or chair/comment at another time in the program.

The Council may recruit panel chairs and commentators from people on successful proposals.

GO TO for more information about NAISA and the Austin 2014 meeting or email:


Only complete proposals submitted through the online Abstract Collector before the deadline will receive consideration. Detailed instructions for submitting proposals will be available on both websites by September 1, 2013. DEADLINE for proposal submission: NOVEMBER 15, 2013