The institute brings together an instructor (or instructors) from the consortium faculty and one graduate student from each member institution to the Newberry for an intensive four-week institute focused on interdisciplinary themes central to American Indian Studies. The selection process of each member institution’s participant is according to the individual program needs and existing protocols of the member institution. Students apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison.
Each NCAIS institution is entitled to one slot to the summer institute. The selection process of each member institution’s NCAIS Summer Institute participant is according to the individual program needs and existing protocols of the member institution. Housing will be provided for free and a maximum of $500 travel expenses will be reimbursed to all participants. Students should apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison by April 4, 2014.
For a list of NCAIS Summer Institute research abstracts and titles from previous years, see the following:
Upcoming Summer Institute
Departing from typical constructions of systems of communication and the notions of “literacy” at large, this seminar examines the relationship between Indigenous languages of the Americas and the politics of their writing before and after the arrival of the Europeans in 1492.