The conference committee welcomes proposals for papers and presentations that explore recent developments in Native American and Indigenous Studies, and is especially interested in:
- Community-engaged scholarship, including papers that discuss best practices, models of successful partnerships, and the place of archives in such work
- Modes of learning and teaching that involve archives and collections
- Initiatives in language revitalization
- Documentation and archival practices, especially of endangered languages.
- Decolonization efforts in archives and other repositories
- Development of archives, libraries, and museums in/by Indigenous communities
- The role of new technologies to encourage and foster such work
- The work of emerging scholars in Native American and Indigenous Studies
The conference committee especially encourages proposals from campus and community-based scholars; members of Indigenous communities; library, archive, and museum professionals; and other scholars working in Native American and Indigenous Studies and allied fields.
Applicants should submit a title and a 250-word proposal related to these themes, along with a 1-page C.V., by April 15, 2020 via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/73761.
Decisions will be announced in June.
All presenters will receive travel subsidies and hotel accommodations. Accepted panelists will be asked to prepare remarks appropriate for a broad range of audiences and for video streaming. Presenters whose projects have utilized APS materials may also have the opportunity to publish revised papers in the APS’s Proceedings, one of the longest running scholarly journals in America.
For more information, visit https://www.amphilsoc.org/, or contact Adrianna Link, Head of Scholarly Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NOTE: The deadline for proposals has been extended until May 4, 2020.