Thank You, Judith!

After ten years serving as AICRJ’s Senior Editor nonpareil, Judith DeTar (PhD 2012, USC) retired from her position July 1st. As a copyeditor, Judith was the consummate professional: editing authors’ work with an expert ear for maintaining the author’s voice, an expert eye for correcting typos and refining awkward phrasing, and an analytical focus on … Read more

AISC is Seeking a Senior Editor

Requisition Number: 36113 Department: American Indian Studies Center Payroll or “Primary” Title: PUBLICATIONS PROD SPEC 2 Working Title: Senior Editor Quick Link to Posting: Closing Date: May 11, 2022 Hiring Manager: Pamela Grieman Hiring Manager Email:   Under the limited supervision of the Publications Manager, the Senior Editor manages the peer-review process and … Read more

Director Shannon Speed’s Incarcerated Stories named one of CHOICE’s Outstanding Academic Titles for 2020!

Congratulations to Director Shannon Speed whose recent book, Incarcerated Stories: Indigenous Women Migrants and Violence in the Settler-Capitalist State, was named one of CHOICE’s Outsanding Academic Titles for 2020! Every year in the December issue, in print and online, Choice publishes a list of Outstanding Academic Titles that were reviewed during the previous calendar year. … Read more

[Daily Bruin] American Indian and Alaska Native faculty seek greater representation at UCLA

By Anushka Chakrabarti November 29, 2020 Shannon Speed knows every American Indian and Alaska Native faculty member at UCLA. “It’s uncomfortable being a faculty member where you know every other faculty member of your demographic category,” said Speed, who is a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation and an associate professor of gender studies and anthropology. … Read more

Director Shannon Speed’s Forthcoming Edited Volume, Indigenous Women and Violence Feminist Activist Research in Heightened States of Injustice

INDIGENOUS WOMEN AND VIOLENCE FEMINIST ACTIVIST RESEARCH IN HEIGHTENED STATES OF INJUSTICE EDITED BY LYNN STEPHEN AND SHANNON SPEED How Indigenous women experience and resist systemic violence Indigenous Women and Violence offers an intimate view of how settler colonialism and other structural forms of power and inequality created accumulated violences in the lives of Indigenous … Read more

Professor Nancy Marie Mithlo’s New Book, “Making History IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts” Released

Congratulations to Professor Nancy Marie Mithlo who just recently released a new book, “Making History IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts” (UNM Press)! NEWS RELEASE For Immediate Release     Contact: Eric Davis, Marketing & Communications Director 505.424.2351 or For press images contact: Sallie Wesaw 505.428.5908 or Institute of American Indian Arts IAIA … Read more

Just Published: Professor Teresa L. McCarty’s new edited volume.”A World of Indigenous Languages: Politics, Pedagogies and Prospects for Language Reclamation.”

A new edited volume, A World of Indigenous Languages: Politics, Pedagogies and Prospects for Language Reclamation, by Professor Teresa L. McCarty, Associate Professor Sheilah E. Nicholas, and Professor Gillian Wigglesworth, was recently published by Multilingual Matters. Spanning Indigenous settings in Africa, the Americas, Aotearoa/New Zealand, Australia, Central Asia and the Nordic countries, this book examines … Read more

The Settler Complex: Recuperating Binarism in Colonial Studies

The Settler Complex: Recuperating Binarism in Colonial Studies By Patrick Wolfe The essays in this volume confront the assimilationist agendas in settler-colonial states around the world that seek to erase the distinct histories and current status of Indigenous peoples as sovereign peoples. In the introduction, editor Patrick Wolfe provocatively asks whether the repudiation of binarism … Read more

The Nation: Naming America’s Own Genocide

By Richard White August 17, 2016 This spring, the US Congress passed a unanimous resolution condemning ISIS for its genocide against Yazidis, Christians, and Shiites. “Naming these crimes is important,” Secretary of State John Kerry said after the vote, “but what is essential is to stop them.” It’s far too late to stop the genocidal … Read more

American Indian Culture and Research Journal: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2016)

Ready to order an individual article (PDF) online? Ready to order your print copy online? To pay by check, click here. Close American Indian Culture and Research Journal: Vol. 40, No. 1 (2016) Settler Colonialism and the Legislating of Criminality Guest Editor: Luana Ross In Memoriam: Patrick Wolfe (February 18, 2016) by Mishuana Goeman Introduction … Read more