Nominations for Publication Awards

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS
PUBLICATION AWARDS
NATIVE AMERICAN AND INDIGENOUS STUDIES ASSOCIATION
DEADLINE: January 31, 2021

The Native American and Indigenous Studies Association (NAISA) is pleased to present a call for nominations for three prizes. For any questions, please contact naisaprizes@gmail.com.

 

Best 2020 First Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

 

NAISA Council welcomes nominations for the best first scholarly book published in 2020 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 co-­authored books, both must be first-time authors.  Publishers, presses, editors, universities, and authors are welcome to submit their works.  To be considered for an award, publishers or authors should: 1) Write to naisaprizes@gmail.com, addressing NAISA Council member Luis Cárcamo-Huechante, in order to arrange the shipping of the books to each Prize Committee member; and 2) please put in the subject line “Submission to 2020 First Book Prize”

 

The 2020 First Book Prize Committee will be composed of: Jessica Cattelino (University of California, Los Angeles); Emil’ Keme (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill); and Brian Klopotek (University of Oregon). The Prize Committee will determine the winner(s) by May 1st, 2021, and the winner(s) will be announced at the Business Meeting of the NAISA 2021 Virtual Conference. 

 

Best 2020 Subsequent Book in Native American and Indigenous Studies Prize

 

The Council of NAISA welcomes nominations for the best subsequent scholarly book (can be the second book or beyond) published in 2020, 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. To be considered for an award, publishers or authors should: 1) Write to naisaprizes@gmail.com, addressing NAISA Council member Beth Piatote, in order to arrange the shipping of the books to each Prize Committee member; and 2) please put in the subject line “Submission to 2020 Subsequent Book Prize.”

 

The Best 2020 Subsequent Book Prize Committee will be composed of: David Chang (University of Minnesota); Rob Innes (University of Saskatchewan); and Michelle Raheja (University of California, Riverside). The Prize Committee will determine the winner(s) by May 1st, 2021, and the winner(s) will be announced at the Business Meeting of the NAISA 2021 Virtual Conference. 

 

Most Thought-Provoking 2020 Article in Native American and Indigenous Studies

 

The 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 2020. Both single and multiple-­authored articles are eligible for nomination. Articles published in NAIS journal are automatically considered for the prize. Publishers, presses, editors, universities, and authors are welcome to submit their works. To be considered for an award, 1) Send a PDF of the article before January 31, 2021 to NAISA Council member Astri Dankertsen, to the following email address: naisaprizes@gmail.com; and, 2) please put in the subject line “Submission to Most Thought-Provoking 2020 Article.”

 

The Most Thought-Provoking 2020 Article Prize Committee will be composed of: Chris Andersen (University of Alberta); May-Britt Öhman (University of Uppsala); and Josh Reid (University of Washington). The Prize Committee will determine the winner(s) by May 1st, 2021, and the winner(s) will be announced at the Business Meeting of the NAISA 2021 Virtual Conference.