We are pleased to announce that NAISA elections are now underway. NAISA members will have access to the ballot until 11:59 pm on May 15, 2017. Please be aware that only current members will have access to the ballot (after they log-in). If you have recently updated your membership or joined for the first time, it can take a few days for the system to recognize your change of status and allow you access to the ballot. Once you log-in to your account, the elections tab will appear as the second from the right on the main page (above). We look forward to announcing the results of the election at the end of May, so please stay tuned for that announcement. We thank everyone for their participation in this process. From nominations and being willing to run, to elections and being willing to run (again), the input and participation of our membership is vital and greatly appreciated—thank you!
Danika Medak-Saltzman and Julie Reed, co-chairs
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.
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:
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