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Past NCAIS Workshops

Past Workshops

Thursday, March 21, 2019Saturday, March 23, 2019
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
This workshop examined the historical relationships between imperial, national, and Indigenous borderlands, focusing on the archival holding at UNM’s Center for Southwest Research. Faculty: Dr. Jennifer Denetdale and Dr. Samuel Truett, University of New Mexico
Thursday, March 8, 2018Saturday, March 10, 2018
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
Archives by way of Museums: Material Culture and the Writing of Indigenous History
This workshop encouraged scholars to incorporate both collections in the writing of American Indian history and Indigenous Studies. Faculty: Dr. Brenda Child, University of Minnesota
Thursday, March 9, 2017Saturday, March 11, 2017
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
Indigenous Languages and Literatures in the Colonial Archive
This workshop will explore indigenous language and literacy resources in the collections of Amherst College. Faculty: Dr. Jenny L. Davis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Dr. Birgit Brander Rasmussen, SUNY- Binghamton University Mike Kelly, Head, Archives & Special Collections, Amherst College
Thursday, March 10, 2016Saturday, March 12, 2016
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
“The Textual Continuum”: Media and Method in Native Archives
This workshop explored Newberry Library’s unsurpassed collection of Native American print and visual materials to offer students hands-on implementation of the newest interpretive methodologies in Indigenous media studies. Faculty: Dr. Margery Fee, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Dr. Phillip H. Round, University of Iowa
Thursday, March 26, 2015Saturday, March 28, 2015
Indigeneities and Modernities in the Archives
This workshop provided students with an opportunity to explore archival research methods in the Hudson’s Bay Company Archives (HBCA) and the surrounding community and institutions of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Faculty: Dr. Mary Jane McCallum, University of Winnipeg and Dr. Adele Perry, University of Manitoba
Wednesday, March 19, 2014Friday, March 21, 2014
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
Indian Gaming in the Archives
This research workshop will examine Indian gaming in the context of gambling’s deep and global history. Faculty: Dr. William Bauer, Department of History, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Dr. Erin Debenport, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico
Thursday, March 21, 2013Saturday, March 23, 2013
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
Research, Theory, and Methods
This seminar introduced students to the ways in which oral histories have informed Indigenous Studies, its theorizing and practice. Faculty: Dr. Alyssa Mt. Pleasant, Yale University and Dr. Jennifer Denetdale, University of New Mexico
Thursday, March 22, 2012Saturday, March 24, 2012
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
The spring workshop highlighted museums as research sites and examine the value of historic objects for scholars working in American Indian Studies and related disciplines. Faculty: Dr. Castle McLaughlin, Harvard’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnography; Dr. Scott Manning Stevens, D’Arcy McNickle Center for American Indian and Indigenous Studies
Thursday, March 10, 2011Saturday, March 12, 2011
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
We studied more or less recently uncovered early American Indian literature, the research styles, questions, and strategies that propel its uncovering, and prospects for future research. Faculty: Dr. Robert Dale Parker, University of Illinois
Thursday, March 18, 2010Saturday, March 20, 2010
NCAIS Spring Workshop in Research Methods
This interdisciplinary workshop engaged this central issue in American Indian Studies by confronting head-on one of the key instruments employed in the colonization of indigenous homelands: maps. Faculty: Dr. Jon Parmenter, Cornell University