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.

 

Nominations are submitted to the NAISA Council’s Awards Committee at cdelisle@umn.edu. The deadline for all prize nominations is March 01, 2019. Voting will take place on-line through the NAISA website.

 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
PUBLICATION PRIZES
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION

DEADLINE: Friday, March 1, 2019

 

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

 

Best 2018 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

NAISA Council welcomes nominations for the best first book published in 2018 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. Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250­400 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 and will announce online the slates one week before voting opens on March 22nd. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection from March 22 to April 15 and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2019 Presidential Address. Nominations should be submitted by March 1, 2019 at midnight (EST) via WORD attachment to: cdelisle@umn.edu.

 

Best 2018 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 2018, 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. Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250­400 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 and will announce online the slates one week before voting opens on March 22nd. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection from March 22 to April 15 and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2019 Presidential Address. Nominations should be submitted by March 1, 2019 at midnight (EST) via WORD attachment to: cdelisle@umn.edu.

 

Most thought-­provoking 2018 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 2018. Both single and multiple-­authored articles are eligible for nomination. Nominations should be submitted in the form of a 250­400 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 and will announce online the slates one week before voting opens on March 22nd. The membership of NAISA will have the opportunity to vote for their selection from March 22 to April 15 and the winner will be awarded at the reception following the 2019 Presidential Address. Nominations should be submitted by March 1, 2019 at midnight (EST) via WORD attachment to: cdelisle@umn.edu.

 

Voting Procedure

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

 

NOTE ON DEADLINES

The deadline for Best Book, Best Subsequent Book, and Most Thought Provoking Article publication prize nominations (March 1, 2019) is earlier than the deadline for nominations for Best Student Paper Prize (May 1, 2019).

 

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
ANNUAL MEETING STUDENT PAPER PRIZE
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION

DEADLINE: MAY 1, 2019

 

2019 NAISA Annual Meeting Student Paper Prize

The Council of NAISA invites nominations for the best student paper prize to be presented at the Eleventh Annual meeting of the Native American and Indigenous Studies Association at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand, from June 26­29, 2019. Only presenters and papers ALREADY accepted for presentation at the 2019 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 Hamilton during the 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, May 01, 2019 at midnight U.S. Eastern Time via WORD attachment to: cdelisle@umn.edu

 

PLEASE NOTE: Absolutely no late papers will be accepted for any reason.