Naisa

Native American and Indigenous Studies Association

The premiere international & interdisciplinary professional organization for scholars, graduate students, independent researchers, and community members interested in all aspects of Indigenous Studies.

Hello everyone:

 

It is time to honor all the excellent work being done in our field by nominating books, articles, and student conference papers for NAISA prizes.  For details, please see the attached documents.  Please note that the deadline for publication prize nominations is March 31, 2017, and the deadline for the student paper prize is May 31, 2017.

 

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is pleased topresent a call for nominations for three publication prizes: DEADLINE: March 31, 2017

--Best 2016 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

--Best 2016 Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

--Most thought-provoking 2016 article in Native American and Indigenous Studies

 

2017 NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Prize: DEADLINE: MAY 31, 2017

The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the Ninth Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Vancouver, British Columbia from June 22-24, 2017. Only presenters and papers ALREADY accepted for presentation at the 2017 annual meeting are eligible for nomination. 

 

 

 

Hello everyone:

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is pleased topresent a call for nominations for three publication prizes AND the annual meeting student paper prize:

Best 2015 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best first book published in 2015 by one or two authors on any topic related to Native American and Indigenous Studies. Edited volumes will not be considered. Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250-400 word abstract summarizing the contribution of the nominated book as well as its significance to the field. The NAISA Council, serving as prize committee, will designate slates of finalists. The slates of finalists will be announced on the NAISA website. From March 28 to April 18, NAISA members will vote to determine the winners from among these finalists. The prize for most influential first book for 2015 will be awarded at the Council Reception on May 20. Nominations should be submitted by March 14, 2016 at midnight (EST) via Word attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Best Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize (for a book published in 2015)

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best subsequent book (can be the second book or beyond) published in 2015, by one or two authors on any topic related to Native American and Indigenous Studies. Edited volumes will not be considered. Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250-400 word abstract summarizing the contribution of the nominated book as well as its significance to the field. The NAISA Council, serving as prize committee, will designate slates of finalists. The slates of finalists will be announced on the NAISA website. From March 28 to April 18, NAISA members will vote to determine the winners from among these finalists. The prize for most influential subsequent book for 2015 will be awarded at the Council Reception on May 20.  Nominations should be submitted by March 14, 2016 at midnight (EST) via Word attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

Most thought-provoking 2015 article in the field of Native American and Indigenous Studies

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best article on Native American and Indigenous Studies on any topic related to the field.  Article must have been published in a scholarly journal or an edited volume/anthology in calendar year 2015. Both single and multiple-authored articles are eligible for nomination. 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 NAISA Council, serving as prize committee, will designate slates of finalists. The slates of finalists will be announced on the NAISA website. From March 28 to April 18, NAISA members will vote to determine the winners from among these finalists. The prize for most thought-provoking article for 2015 will be awarded at the Council Reception on May 20. Nominations should be submitted by March 14, 2016 at midnight (EST) via Word attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 

2016 NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Prize

The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the Eighth Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, from June 4-6, 2016. Only presenters and papers ALREADY accepted for presentation at the 2016 annual meeting are eligible for nomination.

Papers may be self-nominated or nominated by any NAISA member. A prize committee comprised of NAISA Council members and other NAISA (faculty) members will choose a winner to be announced in Honolulu at the Council Reception on May 20. Papers must be paginated, left margin justified, double-spaced, and may not exceed 4,000 words, not inclusive of references/endnotes. However, elaborating footnotes do count as part of the word count. Longer papers, or those that do not follow required formatting instructions, will not be considered. Please put your name, NAISA session number, and word count (exclusive of references/bibliography) directly after your name on your title page. While nomination is permitted by someone other than the student, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to submit his or her finished conference paper by the deadline, Sunday, May 1, 2016 at midnight (EST) via Word attachment to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. PLEASE NOTE: this is a late deadline that falls shortly before the meeting. This is to allow as many students as possible sufficient time to submit papers. As such, absolutely no late papers will be accepted for any reason.

 

Voting Procedure

Voting will take place on-line through the NAISA Web site at http://www.naisa.org/.

NOTE ON DEADLINES

The deadline for publication prize nominations (March 14) is earlier than the deadline for the Best Student Paper Prize (May 1).