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2014 Berkshire Conference on Women's History Proposals Due January 15, 2013

The 2014 Berkshire Conference on Women's History, "Histories on the Edge/Histoires sur la brèche" will be held in Toronto May 22-25, 2014. One of the sub-themes of the conference is "Indigenous Histories/Indigenous Worlds". If you have any questions about submitting under this sub-thee, and/or want to be put in touch with others you may want to form a panel with, please do not hesitate to contact Mary Jane McCallum - m.mccallum@uwinnipeg.ca and/or Susan Hill - shill26@uwo.ca.

Proposals for papers, panels, roundtables or workshops are due January 15, 2013. Information on submitting is below, and for more information, visit http://berksconference.org/meetings/

The organizer of the paper, panel, roundtable or workshop is responsible for submitting all of the material.

Types of Sessions: (to submit a proposal, you will be an “author” on the submission site)

Individual Papers: The submission file should include your name, paper title, and a 250-word abstract. Please also submit a short bio (1 page CV).

Panels: Three papers (20 minutes each), a chair, and a separate commentator. (We will also consider 2 or 4 papers). The submission file should include the author, title, and a 250-word abstract for each paper as well as a panel title, the organizer’s name, and a 500-word summary abstract. Please also submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant.

Roundtables: Four to six presenters and a chair who may also act a facilitator. The focus is on collegial discussion within the group and between the group and audience. The submission file should include the roundtable’s title, the organizer’s name, a 500-word summary abstract, and a list of the participants with a brief description of their contribution to the roundtable. Please submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant.

Workshops: Six to nine pre-circulated papers, with a chair and a separate discussant. (We will consider up to 10 papers.) Papers will be due April 30, 2014 and will be pre-circulated by posting on a website accessible to all the conference registrants. The submission file should include the author, title, and a 250 word abstract for each paper as well as a workshop title, the organizer’s name, and a 500-word summary abstract. Please submit a short bio (1 page CV) for each participant. Both participants and audience will engage in a focused conversation.

Submit to ONE of the Subthemes (on the submission site, these themes are called tracks) *Indigenous Histories and Indigenous Worlds

Other themes include: *Borders, Encounters, Borderlands, Conflict Zones, and Memory *Empires, Nations, and the Commons *Law, Family Entanglements, Courts, Criminality, and Prisons *Bodies, Health, Medical Technologies, and Science *Caribbean, Latin America, and Afro/Francophone Worlds *Asia, Transnational Circuits, and Global Diasporas
*Economies, Environments, Labour, and Consumption *Sexualities, Genders/LGBTIQ2, and Intimacies *Politics, Religions/Beliefs, and Feminisms *Visual, Material, Media Cultures: Print, Image, Object, Sound, Performance

2014 Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas

The Registration site is Live!
View/download the Preliminary Program, Register, pay for an Exhibit Booth or an advertisement in the Program, link to the hotel reservations webpage, find information on dormitory housing, and see contact information for all aspects of the annual meeting.

ABSTRACTS Email notifications of the status of submitted abstracts were sent Jan. 11-12. For information on the the review process and acceptance rates, click on 2014 Annual Meeting on the left side of this page. If you have questions about your abstract status, please email to naisa.program.2104@gmail.com.

NAIS Journal

Native American and Indigenous Studies, the official journal of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association, invites submissions of original manuscripts for publication in its inaugural volume. NAIS is a peer-reviewed journal published by the University of Minnesota Press.

Click on Journal under Primary Links for more information. Email submissions to co-editors Jean O’Brien (Ojibwe) and Robert Warrior (Osage) at journal@naisa.org.

Re Job Postings

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