NCAIS Summer Institute | Newberry

NCAIS Summer Institute

2018 NCAIS Summer Institute Participants

The institute is a four-week-long intensive graduate course held during the summer at The Newberry. One graduate student from each NCAIS member institution attends the institute which focuses on the interdisciplinary themes central to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. The selection process for each member institution’s participant follows the existing protocols of that institution. Students apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison.

To Apply

Each NCAIS institution is entitled to one slot in the summer institute. The selection process follows existing protocols of the member institution. Housing will be provided for free and a maximum of $500 travel expenses will be reimbursed to graduate student participants. Students apply directly to their NCAIS Faculty Liaison in the Spring.

For a list of NCAIS Summer Institutes from previous years, see the following:

Past Summer Institutes

Upcoming Summer Institute

Tuesday, July 6, 2021Friday, July 30, 2021
NCAIS Summer Institute
Collaborations and Contestations: Past, Present, and Future Transformations in Indigenous Material Culture, Art, and Performance
This institute explores how Indigenous people, communities, and nations have navigated collaborations and contestations over Indigenous cultural objects, art, and performance, both historically and into the present and future. What happens when Native heritage objects, stories, forms of knowledge, and expression move through time and space, often well beyond their communities of origin?