CFP: Native American Literature Symposium (11/15/11; 03/29/12-03/31/12)

full name / name of organization: 
Native American Literature Symposium (NALS)
contact email: 
hollrahp@unlv.nevada.edu

12th NATIVE AMERICAN LITERATURE SYMPOSIUM
March 29-31, 2012
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque (owned by the Isleta Pueblo)
Albuquerque, New Mexico

MANY VOICES, ONE CENTER
Call for Proposals
DEADLINE: November 15, 2011

With literature as a crossroads where many forms of knowledge meet—art, history, politics, science, religion—we welcome once again spirited participation on all aspects of Native American studies. We invite proposals for individual papers, panel discussions, readings, exhibits, demonstrations, and workshops on all aspects of American Indians studies and encourage submission on the following topics:
Indigenous Peoples and the Centennial of New Mexico Statehood, 1912-2012
The Institute of American Indian Arts at 50, 1962-2012
Representation of Indigenous Peoples in Media and Art
Contemporary American Indian Literatures
Issues and literatures of Canadian First Nations

Award Nominations/Applications Deadline: January 15, 2012:
The Beatrice Medicine for Scholarship in American Indian Studies and
The Morning Star Award for Creative Writing (Fiction submissions this year)

All queries, proposals, registration forms, and checks should be sent to the Program Director:
Dr. Gwen Westerman
Native American Literature Symposium
English Department
230 Armstrong Hall
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Mankato, MN 56001
E-mail: gwen.westerman@mnsu.edu
(507) 389-5508 (507) 389-5362 (fax)

PROPOSAL and REGISTRATION FORMS can be printed from the NALS web site: www.mnsu.edu/nativelit/

SYMPOSIUM HOUSING INFORMATION
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Albuquerque http://www.hardrockcasinoabq.com
11000 Broadway SE
Albuquerque, NM 87105
General Information (505) 724-3800
Online Reservations or call (877) 475-3827

cfp categories: 
american
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
ecocriticism_and_environmental_studies
ethnicity_and_national_identity
gender_studies_and_sexuality
general_announcements
interdisciplinary
poetry