Nominations for Publication Awards

Each year, the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association presents a call for nominations for three publication awards and one student paper award.

  • Best First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Best Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • Most thought-provoking article in Native American and Indigenous Studies
  • NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Prize

 

Nominations are submitted to the NAISA Council’s Awards Committee at renae07@alumni.stanford.edu. The deadline for publication prize nominations is March 16, 2018, and the deadline for the student paper prize is May 01, 2018. Voting will take place on-line through the NAISA website.

 

The following awards will be given at the 2018 meeting in Los Angeles:

 

Best 2017 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies 

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations from members of our organization for the best first book published in 2017 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 for these prizes, which will be announced online at least one week before the 2018 NAISA elections. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection and the winner will be awarded at the annual meeting.

 

Best 2017 Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations from members of our organization for the best subsequent book (can be the second book or beyond) published in 2017, 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 for these prizes, which will be announced online at least one week before the 2018 NAISA elections. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection and the winner will be awarded at the annual meeting.

 

Most thought-provoking 2017 article in Native American and Indigenous Studies

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations from members of our organization for the best article in Native American and Indigenous Studies on any topic related to the field published in a scholarly journal or an edited volume/anthology in calendar year 2017. 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 for these prizes, which will be announced online at least one week before the 2018 NAISA elections. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection and the winner will be awarded at the annual meeting.

 

2018 NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Award

The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the Tenth Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association in Los Angeles, California from May 17-19, 2018. Only presenters and papers ALREADY accepted for presentation at the 2018 annual meeting are eligible for nomination.

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