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CFP: Decolonizing Yoga? & Unsettling “Social Justice” (Race and Yoga 3.1 2018)

Call for Papers: Race and Yoga Journal 3.1 (2018)

Special Cluster Theme: Decolonizing Yoga? & Unsettling “Social Justice”

 

Race and Yoga editorial board is currently seeking articles, personal narratives, and creative works for the third issue of the journal. The issue will have a special cluster section that addresses “Decolonizing Yoga? & Unsettling ‘Social Justice.’”

 

Society for American Archaeology CFP: Breaking Down Material Assumptions of Identity

Hi everyone,

Dr. Ashley Atkins Spivey and I are putting a session together at the Society of American Archaeology annual meeting which is
April 11-15 in Washington DC. Please email us (pljohnson@email.wm.edu and alatkins@email.wm.edu) if you are interested in participating! Abstracts are due Sept. 7.

Indigenous Studies Panel for BAASC: London

I'm organizing a panel for the upcoming British Association for American Studies/European Association for American Studies Conference (April 4-7, 2018; London) around the theme of "Indigenous Resistance: From Politics to Protest." This panel will be open to any American Studies and/or Native American and Indigenous Studies project exploring historical or contemporary indigenous law/policy, community initiatives, environmental issues, place-based work, decolonization, or resistance efforts.

On War & Society Podcast – Human Testing in the North

Hi everyone, 

I would like to alert you all to an episode of the podcast On War & Society that I think many will find of interest. Dr. Matt Wiseman, a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Toronto, spoke to me, among other things, about human testing that was done on the Inuit in the Canadian North. It's a startling discovery that both complicates the historiography of Indigenous bodies, yet also fits quite nicely into it. Check it out on Apple Podcasts or Soundcloud!

Eric Story

New Article of Interest in the Pacific Historical Review

The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-AMINDIAN list subscribers:

 

- “Before the Medicine Line: Blackfoot Trade Strategy and the Emergence of the Northwest Plains Borderlands, 1818-1846,” by Ryan Hall

 

This article can be accessed via the following link: http://phr.ucpress.edu/content/86/3

CFP- Louisiana Historical Association April 12-14 2018

Dear Members,

2018 marks the 300 year anniversary of the founding of New Orleans. It is quite doubtful that the Louisiana colony would have survived without the aid and succor of Native Americans.  I invite members on this list doing research that falls within the broad boundaries of Colonial Louisiana to submit a proposal for this conference.  I believe it is critical that current research about indigenous people in this area be part of the narrative as we examine the history of this region in greater detail next year.

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