Author Archives: Cathleen Cahill


The Newberry is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2017-18 academic year! The Newberry Library’s long-standing fellowship program provides outstanding scholars with the time, space, and community required to pursue innovative and ground-breaking scholarship. In addition to the Library’s collections, fellows are supported by a collegial interdisciplinary community of researchers, curators, and librarians. An array […]

Call for Applications: Graduate Spring Method Workshop

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS THE NEWBERRY LIBRARY CONSORTIUM IN AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES (UNM-NCAIS) 2016 SPRING GRADUATE STUDENT WORKSHOP IN RESEARCH METHODS The ‘Textual Continuum’ : Media and Method in Native Archives  Led by Prof. Margery Fee, University of British Columbia Prof. Phillip H. Round, University of Iowa At The Newberry Library Chicago, IL March 10-12, 2016 […]

2016 Indigenous Book & Author Festival

Coming in March:  4th Annual Indigenous Book and Author Festival. Beyond Stereotype, Prejudice, & Racism. March 3 & 4, 2015 UNM Student Union Building, Albuquerque, NM

Dr. Washburn to present in Feb.

  Dr. Kathleen Washburn (English) will be presenting on February 17, 2016 at the Newberry Library, Chicago’s 2016 American Indian Studies Seminar Series. Her paper is “Sounding ‘the Indian’s share’ in Tsianina’s Where Trails Have Led Me” UNM-NCAIS students might want to think about this opportunity (though you’ll have to make your own way to […]

Dr. Dentedale to be on Native America Calling 8/19 at 11am

Dr. Dentedale (American Studies) writes that she will be on Native America Calling on Wed. August 19th at 11AM: “The topic is Native homelessness and what does it take to bring our people home.”  

Ph.D. Student Nick Estes helps shape this summer’s conversations

UNM Ph.D. student, Nick Estes (American Studies) had several articles and editorials appear on multiple websites this summer. Estes weighed in on many of the pressing issues in Indian Country including cultural appropriation, homelessness, and violence and the problems of jurisdiction on reservations.

Another Prize-Winning Article from a Former Fellow!

Congratulations to History Ph.D. candidate and former NCAIS fellow Maurice Crandall! His article, “Wassaja Comes Home: A Yavapai Perspective on Carlos Montezuma’s Search for Identity,” was recently selected for the 2014 C. L. Sonnichsen Award by the editorial board of the Journal of Arizona History. It’s awarded for the best article of the year in […]

Former UNM-NCAIS Fellow Wins Grad Student Article Prize

Congratulations to History PhD student and former NCAIS fellowship recipient, Chris Steinke, who has just been awarded the Richard L. Morton Award for the best 2014 article by a graduate student in the William and Mary Quarterly (the leading journal in early American history), for his “‘Here is my country’: Too Né’s Map of Lewis […]

CFP Graduate Student Conference Aug 7-8, 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS Graduate Student Conference August 7 – 8, 2015, The Newberry Library Graduate students from NCAIS member institutions are invited to present papers in any academic field relating to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. We encourage the submission of proposals for papers that examine a wide variety of subjects relating to American Indian […]

Call for Applications — NCAIS Summer Institute

“Looking for Native Sovereignty: Property, Citizenship and the Violence of Settler Colonialism” Summer Institute, Newberry Consortium in American Indian Studies (NCAIS) July 13th – August 8th 2015 led by Prof. Jennifer Denetdale, University of New Mexico Prof.  David Correia, University of New Mexico at The Newberry Library, Chicago This institute addresses current topics in critical […]