Professor Paul Kroskrity’s Project on Designing a Dictionary for Tewa Youth Awarded Research Grant

On September 10, 2018, a research partnership between UCLA Professor Paul Kroskrity and the Village of Tewa began a new phase. Funded by the Institute of American Cultures (IAC) through the UCLA American Indian Studies Center (AISC), the project “Designing a Dictionary for Tewa Youth” seeks to expand the dictionary documentation for the distinctive language … Read more

AISC: Librarian

Please distribute widely. APPLY TODAY: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF03903 Job #JPF03903 INSTITUTE OF AMERICAN CULTURES – AMERICAN INDIAN STUDIES CENTER Recruitment Period Open date: July 16th, 2018 Next review date: August 13th, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee. Final date: September 10th, 2018 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, … Read more

UCLA Newsroom: CAP UCLA performance to support UCLA American Indian Studies Center

By Jessica Wolf | February 14, 2017 Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA will donate approximately half of the profits from Royce Hall’s Feb. 15 presentation of “Dirtsong” to UCLA’s American Indian Studies Center (AISC). “Dirtsong” features Australian Indigenous music-theater troupe Black Arm Band.  Addressing American Indian issues and supporting Indian communities, AISC … Read more

AISC: Tenured or Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty Appointment

UCLA American Indian Studies Center Tenured or Tenure-Track Full-Time Faculty AppointmentThe University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured position for an Indigenous Studies scholar in anthropology, sociology, history, or related fields. This open-rank search primarily seeks an Assistant or Associate rank candidate. However, more senior candidates may be considered … Read more

AISC Supports Standing Rock Against the Pipeline

Chairman Dave Archambault II Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Building 1 North Standing Rock Ave Fort Yates, ND 58530 August 17, 2016 Dear Chairman Archambault, I am writing to express the support of the American Indian Studies Center (AISC) at UCLA for the historic struggle of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe against the Dakota Access Pipeline. … Read more