American Indian Workshop

Events / Exhibitions / Congresses


June 17

International Workshop

Indigenous North American Futurities


June 17 - 19



University of Innsbruck

June 17 - July 12

Summer Institute

Summer Institute in Museum Anthropology (SIMA)

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution
Washington, DC/USA

June 20 - 23

Annual International Charles Town Maroon Conference & Festival


Asafu Yard, Charles Town

June 22 - 23

International Conference

The Place of Memory and Memory of Place

St Anne’s College, University of Oxford

June 26 - 29

Native American Studies Association (NAISA) Annual Meeting

Eleventh Annual Meeting

University of Waikato
Hamilton, Aotearoa/New Zealand

June 26 - 30

Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) Conference

Paradise on Fire

University of California
Davis, CA/USA

June 27 - 29

Annual Conference of the Emerging Scholars' Forum of the Association for Canadian Studies in German-speaking Countries

Intersections of Gender and Myth in Canadian Culture and Media

University of Kassel

June 27 - 29

The 11th International Critical Management Studies (CMS) Conference - Stream 17: Problematising the Recolonization of Decolonial Scholar-Activism: Whiteness, Neoliberalization and the Threat of Co-optation within the New Spirit of Liberal Openness

Precarious Presents, Open Futures

The Open University, Walton Hall
Milton Keynes/UK

June 28 - 29

Euroacademia International Conference

Identities and Identifications: Politicized Uses of Collective Identities

The Croke Park Hotel

June 30 - July 13

Graz International Summer School Seggau (GUSEGG)

Radical (Dis)Engagement: State - Society - Religion

Seggau Castle

February 14 - July 07


The Story Box: Franz Boas, George Hunt and the Making of Anthropology

Bard Graduate Center Gallery
New York, NY/USA

July 08 - 09

Transatlantic Studies Association Conference

18th Annual Conference

University of Lancaster
Lancaster, England/UK

July 08 - 10

International American Studies Association (IASA) World Congress

New Challenges for American Studies in the 21st Century

Instituto Franklin-UAH, Alcala de Henares

July 19 - 20


Bringing Light to the Dark: Visual Sovereignties in Contemporary Indigenous Art of the Americas

Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts at the University of East Anglia
Norwich, England/UK

July 23 - 24

Interdisciplinary Conference

Religion in American Life: An Interdisciplinary Conference

American Studies, University of East Anglia

July 23 - 25

Modern Language Association (MLA) International Symposium

Remembering Voices Lost

Universidade Católica Portuguesa

July 26 - 27

International Conference

4th International Conference on Food Chemistry & Nutrition


July 28 - August 04

European Summer School

Interspecies Relationality

University of Kassel

July 31 - August 02

Pacific Coast Branch (PCB) of the American Historical Association (AHA) Meeting

Annual Meeting

Las Vegas, NV/USA

August 13 - 15


Mni Ki Wakan: World Indigenous Peoples Decade of Water Summit

Ramkota Best Western Inn Conference & Events Center
Rapid City, SD/USA

June 02 - August 18

Special Exhibition

Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists

Minneapolis Institute of Art
Minneapolis, MN/USA

August 22 - 24


Multidisciplinary Approaches in Language Policy and Planning

Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto
Torornto, ON/Canada

August 27- 31

International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (IUAES) Inter-Congress

World Solidarities

Adam Mickiewicz University

- August 31

Virtual Exhibition

© Musée du Nouveau Monde

September 01 - 07

ICOM 25th General Conference / ICOM-ICME 52nd Annual Conference

Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition

Diversity and Universality


September 12 - 13


Mobilities & Immobilities: Histories of Modern Migration to and in the Americas

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA/USA

September 12 - 15


Railroads in Native America: Reflections on the 150th Anniversary of the Transcontinental Construction

Omaha, NE/USA

September 13 - 14

Interdisciplinary Conference

Childhoods of Color

Center for the History of Print and Digital Culture, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI/USA

- September 16


T.C. Cannon: At the Edge of America

National Museum of the American Indian
New York, NY/USA

September 18 - 20

International Symposium on Place Names

Recognition, regulation, revitalisation: place names and indigenous languages

Department of South African Sign Language and Deaf Studies (SASLDS), University of the Free State (UFS)
Bloemfontein, Free State/South Africa

September 19 - 20


Decolonising Political Concepts Conference

Centre for Citizenship, Civil Society and Rule of Law (CISRUL), University of Aberdeen

September 19 - 21

Conference of the Council for Museum Anthropology

Museums Different

Institute of American Indian Arts & School for Advanced Research
Santa Fee, NM/USA

September 20 - 21


11th Annual Louisiana Studies Conference

Northwestern State University
Natchitoches, LA/USA

September 21 - 23


Fort Ticonderoga Seminar on the American Revolution

Fort Ticonderoga
Ticonderoga, NY/USA

September 25 - 27

Polish Association for Canadian Studies (PACS) Congress

Canadian (Re)Visions: Futures, Changes, Revolutions

University of Lodz

September 25 - 28


Northern Great Plains History Conference

Western Canadian Studies Conference: Intersections and Crossings

Brandon University
Brandon, Manitoba/Canada

September 25 - 28

International James Fenimore Cooper / Susuan Fenimore Cooper Conference

E Pluribus Unum: Cooper, Cosmopolis, and American Identity

SUNY College at Oneonta
Oneonta, NY/USA

September 25 - 29

Meeting of the American Society for Ethnohistory

Roots / Routes

Pennsylvania State University
State College, PA/USA

September 26 - 28

Montana Historical Society History Conference

Keeping Up with the Past!

Delta Hotels Helena Colonial
Helena, MT/USA

September 26 - 28

AISNA Biennial Conference

Gate(d) Ways. Enclosures, Breaches and Mobilities Across U.S. Boundaries and Beyond

SDS of Foreign Languages and Literatures, University of Catania
Ragusa, Sicily/Italy

September 27 - 28

Transatlantic History Student Organization (THSO) Conference

Currents of Power: Empire, Nation, Encounter, and Exchange

University of Texas
Arlington, TX/USA

Fall 2019

International Conference

The Poetics and Ethics of "Living With": Indigenous, Canadian and Québécois Feminist Production Today [PART II]

Norwegian University of Science and Technology

October 03 - 05

Ohio Valley History Conference

Contested Histories in the Public

The Kentucky Historical Society
Frankfort, KY/USA

October 04 - 06

Annual conference of the Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) & Peace and Conflict Studies - Canadian Association (PACS-Can)

Local Alignments, Global Upheaval: Re-Imagining Peace, Legitimacy, Jurisdiction and Authority

Canadian Mennonite University
Winnipeg, Manitoba/Canada

October 05

New Netherland Institute (NNI) Conference

42nd Annual Conference

Hudson River Valley Institute, Marist College
Poughkeepsie, NY/USA

- October 06


Art of Native America: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection

The Metropolitan Museum of Art Fifth Avenue
New York, NY/USA

October 08 - 10

International Indigenous Archives, Libraries, and Museums (ATALM) Conference

Navigating Cultural Survival in the 21st Century

Pechanga Resort & Casino
Temecula, CA/USA

October 10 - 11

International Colloquium

Energy transitions: environmental and social stakes

ILCEA4, Grenoble Alpes University

October 10 - 11

First Forum 2019 Graduate Student Conference

Constellations: Connections, Disruptions, and Imaginations in Cinema and Beyond

Division of Cinema and Media Studies, University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA/USA

October 10 - 12

International and Interdisciplinary Conference

The Power of Maps and the Politics of Borders

American Philosophical Society
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 10 - 12


Beyond Narrative: Literature, Culture, and the Borderlands of Narrativity

Leipzig University

October 10 - 13

Midwest Popular Culture Association/Midwest American Culture Association (MPCA/ACA)Conference

MPCA/ACA Annual Conference: Indigenous Studies Area

Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
Cincinnati, OH/USA

October 11 - 12

Interdisciplinary Workshop

Early American Music and the Construction of Race: An Interdisciplinary Workshop

McNeil Center for Early American Studies, University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA/USA

October 11 - 13

Annual British American Nineteenth Century Historians (BrANCH) Conference

26th BrANCH Conference

Edinburgh University
Edinburgh, Scottland/UK

October 16 - 19

Annual Western History Association (WHA) Conference

What happens in the West doesn't stay in the West

Las Vegas, NV/USA

October 17 - 19

Pennsylvania Historical Association Annual Meeting

Constructing Citizenship and Community

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA/USA

October 17 - 20

Sixteenth Century Society and Conference (SCSC)

Annual Conference

St. Louis, MO/USA

October 23 - 25

Conference of Polish Association for American Studies

The Sound of Silence in American Literature, Culture and Politics

Collegium Maius, University of Opole

October 24 - 26

International Conference

Commemorating Violent Conflicts and Building Sustainable Peace

Kent State University Hotel and Conference
Kent, OH/USA

October 26 - 27


Before Canada: Northern North America in a Connected World, ca. 1000-1800AD

McGill University
Montreal, Québec/Canada

October 31 - November 02


The International Year of Indigenous Languages 2019: Perspectives Conference

Purdue University
Fort Wayne, IN/USA

November 01

Native American Symposium

Native Legacies in the 21st Century

Southeastern Oklahoma State University
Durant, OK/USA

November 01 - 14

Film Festival

24th Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards

Los Angeles, CA/USA

November 06 - 08


Racism and Religion

Centrum for mångvetenskaplig forskning om rasism (CEMFOR), Uppsala University

November 07 - 09

International Conference

Craving Planet Earth: Food in Culture - Past, Present and Future

Department of Anglo-American and German Studies, Lucian Blaga University

November 12 - 13


Performance Historiography: Examining Past Performances from a Present-day Perspective

Ghent University

November 13 - 14


Alternative Realities: New Challenges for American Literature in the Era of Trump

Clinton Institute for American Studies, University College

November 13 - 16

ACSUS Biennial Conference

Canada: Forces of Inclusion and Exclusion

Hotel Omni Mont-Royal
Montreal, Quebec/Canada

November 14 - 15

Italian Association for Canadian Studies International Conference

Canada: Sapori di casa/ A Taste of Home / Les saveurs de chez soi

Università degli studi di Bari Aldo Moro

November 14 - 16

Interdisciplinary Conference on Race

Race, Memory, and Identity

Monmouth University
West Long Branch, NJ/USA

November 15 - 16

International Academic Conference

Museum in the Intellectual Context of the Period

Saint Petersburg/Russia

November 21 - 22

International Scientific Conference

Plant Diversity: Sociocultural Dimensions and Interdisciplinary Projections

Institute of Ethnology and Folklore Studies with Ethnographic Museum, Bulgarian Academy of Science

November 21 - 23

Héritages et Constructions dans le Texte et l'Image (HCTI) International Transdisciplinary Symposium

The Desert and the USA

Université Bretagne Sud
Lorient, South Brittany/France

November 22 - 23

Tunisian Association for English Language Studies (TAELS) International Conference

The Dynamics of Resistance and Discontent


November 27 - 30

International Society for Academic Research on Shamanism (ISARS) International Conference

Relations, connections, cosmologies: shamanism and spirit possession under the ethnographic lens

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile


January 03 - 06

American Historical Association (AHA) Meeting

134th Annual Meeting

New York Hilton & Sheraton New York
New York, NY/USA

January 08 - 11

Center for Media, Religion, and Culture (CMRC) Conference in Collaboration with SIMAGINE

Imagined Borders, Epistemic Freedoms: The Challenge of Social Imaginaries in Media, Art, Religion and Decoloniality

Center for Media, Religion, and Culture, University of Colorado
Boulder, CO/USA

January 14 - 16

Conference of the Association for Canadian Studies in German Speaking Countries (GKS)

Political Orders

Hotel am Badersee

February 06 - 07

International Conference

Tourist Imaginaries and Mobility in the United States

University of Versailles

February 06 - 09

Film Festival

Indianer Inuit: The North American Film Festival


February 07 - 08


Deviding Lines: African American & Native American Symposium

Sturgis Library, Kennesaw State University
Kennesaw, GA/USA

May 11, 2019 - March 01

Special Exhibition


CURTIS.The North American Indian

NONAM - North American Native Museum

March 05 - 08

51th Annual Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) Convention

51th Annual Convention

Boston Marriott Copley Place
Boston, MA/USA

March 25 - 29

American Society for Environmental History (ASEH) Annual Conference

Reparative Environmental History

Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
Ottawa, ON/USA

April 01 - 04

41st American Indian Workshop

Indigenous Shapes of Water & Current Research

Department of Ethnology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University

May 01 - 04

Maple Leaf and Eagle Conference in North American Studies

North America: Inclusive, Exclusive, and Exceptional

University of Helsinki

June 25 - 28

Sixth European Congress on World and Global History

Minorities, Cultures of Integration and Patterns of Exclusion



[Date to be announced]

42nd American Indian Workshop

[Title to be announced]

Department of British and American Studies, European University Cyprus


[Date to be announced]

43rd American Indian Workshop

[Title to be announced]


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