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 1, 2013.
For a list of NCAIS Summer Institute research abstracts and titles from previous years, see the following:
Upcoming Summer Institute
This four week summer institute will compare competing narratives as they relate to indigenous studies. How does the historiographic narrative interact and compete with traditional oral narratives for authority within the academy and in our communities? What do we learn by comparing the dynamics of literary narratives with those of traditional folklore?