Art history MA student Roxanne Beason has had her paper, "Lost and Found: Anna Belle Mitchell, Jane Osti, and the Revival of Cherokee Pottery in Oklahoma,” accepted for the 2020 Newberry Consortium for American Indian and Indigenous Studies (NCAIS) Graduate Student Conference, on February 22, 2020 at the Newberry Library in Chicago. NCAIS Graduate Students will be presenting papers in a number of academic fields related to American Indian and Indigenous Studies. NCAIS Faculty members and other students in the audience help presenters further develop their ideas and arguments through questions and constructive feedback. The full program is available on the Newberry Library website: https://www.newberry.org/02222020-2020-ncais-graduate-student-conference
Accepted NCAIS students are given up to $300 to use toward travel expenses and can be reimbursed in advance for airfare when they submit a receipt. Students will also be given 2 nights at the NCAIS conference hotel, which is within walking distance of the Newberry. Students must attend the entire conference to receive reimbursement and a hotel room. All meals are included and served at the Newberry, where social activities provide a chance to interact with NCAIS faculty.