Call for Papers INDIGENOUS INTERVENTION into “INDIGENOUS NARRATIVE” March 31-April 2, 2016 Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) Indigenous Liberal Studies Department is convening an interdisciplinary conference exploring the idea of “Indigenous Narrative.” The Indigenous Intervention on Indigenous Narrative is being convened to bring forth ideas related to the Indigenous experience with the concept of “Narrative” in culture, literature, philosophy, history, politics, economics, film, television, art, music, social theory, business. The concept of Indigenous Narrative has many applications and responses in the Indigenous world including assimilation, economic development, education, cultural change, artistic expression, evolution/devolution, language, psychology, and more.



Please submit a one-page abstract or a panel proposal with abstracts by December 11, 2015. Organized panels are encouraged. Special Undergraduate Research sections for papers and panels are available (please indicate on your proposal/abstract if yours is undergraduate research). All presenters will be required to register for the conference. Registration details will be forthcoming.


To submit your proposal or abstract: email:, mail: Indigenous Intervention, Indigenous Liberal Studies, Institute of American Indian Arts, 83 Avan Nu Po Road, Santa Fe, NM 87508-1300. For more information: Stephen Wall, 505.424.2376 or


IAIA has been working to develop an online journal of papers from the Indigenous Interventions work continues as we seek to digitally publish all works that are submitted by the scholars for publication.