The Newberry Library's American Indian Studies Seminar Series
CALL FOR PAPERS for the 2011–12 academic year
Deadline for Submission: 31 May 2011
The seminar provides a forum for works-in-progress that explore topics in American Indian Studies. We encourage the submission of proposals for seminar papers that examine a wide variety of subjects relating to American Indian and Indigenous history and culture broadly conceived. We welcome proposals from scholars working in a wide range of academic fields, and are particularly interested in interdisciplinary approaches.
The seminar is open to graduate students, faculty members and independent scholars. Graduate students and junior faculty in the early-writing stages who wish to present work are especially encouraged to apply. To maximize time for discussion, papers are circulated electronically in advance. Priority is given to individuals who are at a stage of their research at which they can best profit from discussion. The seminar meets during the academic year from September through May, usually on a Thursday afternoon from 5:30 to 6:30pm, at the Newberry Library in Chicago, Illinois.
To propose a paper, please send a one-page proposal, a statement explaining the relationship of the paper to your other work, and a brief C.V. via email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you are interested in proposing a paper and have questions, please contact seminar coordinator and Director of the McNickle Center, Dr. Scott Manning Stevens.
The Newberry Library is unable to provide funds for travel or lodging, but can assist in locating discounted accommodations.
If you would like to be placed on the mailing list to receive announcements of upcoming presentations, or if you would like further information about Newberry Library seminars, contact Jade Cabagnot at the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry Library at (312) 255-3564, or send an e-mail to email@example.com. (Please include your name and e-mail address with all communications, and let us know if you would be willing to receive announcements by e-mail.)
D'Arcy McNickle Center
The Newberry Library
Tel: (312) 255-3564
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