Event—McNickle Center





NCAIS Graduate Students will be presenting papers in a number of academic fields related to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. NCAIS Faculty members and other students in the audience help presenters further develop their ideas and arguments through questions and constructive feedback.

Schedule at a Glance:

Thursday, February 3

1 pm – 2 pm CT: NCAIS Liaisons Meeting (Virtual)

Friday, February 4

10 am – 1 pm: Reunion for 2021 Summer Institute Participants

2 pm – 5 pm: Reunion for 2021 Spring Workshop Participants

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm CT: Keynote Presentation by Jean O’Brien, co-editor (with Daniel Heath Justice) of the forthcoming volume: Allotment Stories: Indigenous Land Relations Under Settler Siege, in conversation with Rose Miron (Virtual). Register here for the Keynote Address.

Saturday, February 5

8:30 am: Registration Open

9:15 am: Welcome and Opening Remarks (Rettinger Hall) Laura McEnaney, Vice President for Research and Academic Programs at the Newberry and Rose Miron, Director of the D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies at the Newberry (Rettinger Hall)

9:30 am – 11 am: Concurrent Sessions (Rettinger Hall and Baskes Boardroom)

11 am – 11:15 am: Break

11:15 am – 12:45 pm: Concurrent Sessions (Rettinger Hall, Baskes Boardroom, and Towner Fellows Lounge)

12:45 pm – 2:15 pm: Lunch on Your Own

2:15 pm – 3:45 pm: Concurrent Sessions (Rettinger Hall, Baskes Boardroom, and Towner Fellows Lounge)

3:45 pm – 4 pm: Break

4 pm – 5:30 pm: Concurrent Sessions (Rettinger Hall and Baskes Boardroom)

Sunday February 6

9 am – 11 am: NCAIS Steering Committee Meeting (The McRae Room, the Talbott Hotel)

The full program for the conference is now available here.

Past Graduate Conferences.