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.

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Elections

The elections are now closed. The Nominations Committee appreciates the participation of all members throughout the nominations and election process as well as those who agreed to stand for election. Your participation is a vital aspect of NAISA’s continued success as an organization.


The election results are as follows:

President Elect:
Aroha Harris
 
Council:
Caskey Russell
Troy Storfjell
 
Nominations Committee:
Jenny Davis
Jennifer Gomez Menjivar


Sincerely,
Nominations Committee
Danika Medak-Saltzman and Julie Reed, co-chairs
Nepia Mahuika
Niigaan Sinclair
Veronica Tawhai
Adam Gaudry

Annual Meeting

NAISA CALL FOR PAPERS for the 9TH ANNUAL MEETING

Vancouver, BC | JUNE 22-24, 2017

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

Click here for more information.
 

Update: The abstract site is now live! Please follow the link above to create an account before submitting your proposal.

NAIS Journal

Applicants Sought for Editorial Board of Native American and Indigenous Studies

 

Deadline: March 1, 2016 or until Board is named

 

NAIS seeks applicants for editorial board members. The term of service is four years.

 

Scope of NAIS: NAIS is a blind/peer reviewed scholarly journal published two times a year by the University of Minnesota Press.

 

Qualification and requirements of candidates: Key qualities sought for the position of editorial board members: an established record of scholarship in Native and Indigenous studies, including strong awareness of the worldwide scope of Indigenous studies; commitment to actively serving in an advisory capacity to the editors and to furthering their vision of the Journal and fulfilling its mandate; and willingness to take up various duties appropriate to the role of editorial board, including (at the editor's discretion) the assessment of manuscripts. Candidates must be members in good standing of NAISA, and maintain their membership for the duration of the appointment.

 

The applications packet should include:
• Cover letter providing information about the applicant's qualifications.
• Curriculum vitae.

 

All application packets (in PDF format) should be sent to:

 
journal@naisa.org

The Program in American Studies at Williams College invites applications for a full-time position in Native American Studies, to begin July 1, 2018.  Our expectation is to make a tenure-track hire, at the rank of assistant professor, but we are also open to making a senior appointment.  Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in American Studies or in a related discipline, but period and research specialization are open.  The successful candidate will be able to teach a range of courses in Native American Studies and American Studies.

 

The American Studies program at Williams, among the oldest in the US, strongly values interdisciplinary work and is one of the college’s key sites for comparative work on race, ethnicity, and diaspora; we are deeply committed to building Native American Studies not only within the unit but at the college more broadly.  We value the diversity of our program faculty, and we are especially interested in candidates from underrepresented groups as well as individuals who have experience in working with diverse student populations.  Information about the program can be found at:  https://american-studies.williams.edu/

Please send the following application materials to the program chair, Mark Reinhardt, via Interfolio apply.interfolio.com/43136: a letter of application, which includes a summary of current scholarship, teaching experience, and any additional relevant information for the search committee; a curriculum vita; a separate brief description of two or three courses you would be especially interested in teaching; an article-length writing sample; and three letters of recommendation.  The deadline for receipt of materials is October 15, 2017.   All offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check.  Further information is available at: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Williams is a coeducational liberal arts college located in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts.   Widely recognized as one of the leading undergraduate institutions in the US, the college has built its reputation on the teaching and scholarship of its faculty and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2000 students.  Please visit the Williams website (http://williams.edu).  Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive together.