NSU AIHC accepting Symposium on the American Indian proposals

BY STAFF REPORTS
12/09/2018 02:00 PM
TAHLEQUAH – According to a Northeastern State University press release, the university’s American Indian Heritage Committee is accepting proposals for the 47th annual Symposium on the American Indian.

The symposium will be held April 8-13 at NSU in Tahlequah. Proposals are being accepted for concurrent sessions related to the theme “Celebrating Indigenous Women.”

The release states presentations should tell the stories of past and present women leaders, from the most well known and celebrated to those who are just beginning to be recognized. This will include those who have made significant contributions in the areas of law, literature, anthropology, history, art, language revitalization and others, the release states.

According to the release, a conference committee will conduct a blind review of each proposal, and the best proposals will articulate a clear objective and purpose as well as importance of the point of view to be expressed.

The release states proposals need to show evidence of scholarly care, clear and effective argument and/or a basis in research. Participants are welcome to submit multiple proposals. Concurrent sessions will range from 50 minutes to 1 hour and 15 minutes in length.

According to the symposium’s website, the AIHC will not be able to provide honorariums or travel funds for workshop presenters.

Priority will be given to submissions received by Dec. 21. Proposals can be submitted online at https://tinyurl.com/Symposium2019. For more information, call 918-444-4350 or email tribalstudies@nsuok.edu.

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