Nominations for Publication Awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
PUBLICATION AWARDS
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION
DEADLINE: January 3, 2020


The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association is pleased to present a call for nominations for three prizes:


Best 2019 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize


NAISA Council welcomes nominations for the best first book published in 2019 by one or two authors on any topic related to Native American and Indigenous Studies. Edited volumes will not be considered. Authors must be registered NAISA members and in the case of co­authored books, both must also be first­time publishers.  Publishers, presses, editors, universities, and authors are welcome to submit their works.  The NAISA Council Prize Committee, along with an external reading committee, will determine the winners by April 15th, and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2020 Presidential Address in Toronto.To be considered for an award, send 5 copies of the book to the following address by January 3rd, 2020: Beth Piatote. 506 Barrows Hall, MC 2570.  Berkeley, CA  94720-2570.


Best 2019 Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize


The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best subsequent book (can be the second book or beyond) published in 2019, by one or two authors on any topic related to Native American and Indigenous Studies. Edited volumes will not be considered. All authors must be registered NAISA members with at least one of the authors having previously published. Publishers, presses, editors, universities, and authors are welcome to submit their works. The NAISA Council Prize Committee, along with an external reading committee, will determine the winners by April 15th, and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2020 Presidential Address in Toronto. To be considered for an award, send 4 copies of the book to the following address by January 3rd, 2020: Caskey Russell. 245 Hoyt Hall.  University of Wyoming. Laramie, WY 82071. 


Most thought-­provoking 2019 article in Native American and Indigenous Studies


NAISA Council welcomes nominations 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 2019. Both single and multiple-­authored articles are eligible for nomination. Publishers, presses, editors, universities, and authors are welcome to submit their works.   The NAISA Council Prize Committee, along with an external reading committee, will determine the winners by April 15th, and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2020 Presidential Address in Toronto. To be considered for an award, send a PDF of the article by January 3rd, 2020 to the the following email addressnais@austin.utexas.edu


CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
ANNUAL MEETING STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION
DEADLINE: April 1, 2020


2020 NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Prize


The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the Twelfth Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association at the University of Toronto in Toronto, Canada on May 7-9, 2020. Only presenters and papers ALREADY accepted for presentation at the 2020 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 will choose a winner to be announced in Toronto during the 2020 conference. 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, April 01, 2020 at midnight U.S. Eastern Time via WORD attachment to: ccaskey@uwyo.edu