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COVID-19 Update: NALS 2020 Cancelled

It is with deep regret that we announce the cancellation of this year’s conference due to the global pandemic of the COVID-19 outbreak. However, as part of the NALS Family, your health and safety comes first.
 
Thank you, all of you, for the loyalty, support, and enthusiasm you continually offer this organization and its mission. Please know that we are sending good thoughts in all directions for each of you.
 
If you are a NALS 2020 panelist/participant who has already paid and registered for the conference, then you should have received an email with information regarding refunds. If you did not receive this email, we sincerely apologize and ask that you contact Ashley at nativelitsymposium@gmail.com with questions.
 
Thank you for your patience and understanding during this unprecedented situation in our conference history. Be sure to follow the preventive measures suggested by the CDC. Wash your hands. Be good to each other. Stay well.
-Gwen Westerman, Director of the Native American Literature Symposium
 Ashley Richardson, Assistant to the Director

DONATIONS

Click here to help fund student and elder participation at NALS 2020.

VENDORS / PRESS / ADVERTISERS

For inquiries regarding advertising rates in our 2020 program, as well as vendor and press table prices, please contact our Vendor Coordinator, Fantasia Painter, at fantasia.painter@gmail.com.

CONFERENCE PARTICIPANTS

Step 1. Registration

  • Registration forms are available both online and in print. Fill out the online registration form and click “Submit.” Or, print a hard copy and mail it to the address below:

Dr. Gwen Westerman,
Director, Native American Literature Symposium
230 Armstrong Hall
Mankato, MN, 56001

  • After you complete the form, close the window/tab and return to this page. Then, complete Step 2.

Step 2. Payment

Pay via PayPal (using the buttons below):

Please note you will be redirected to another page to pay. There will be a $5 online processing fee (which will appear as a “shipping” charge).

**If you are an organization, business, academic department, etc., paying the NALS registration fee on behalf of an individual participant, please send an email to Ashley at nativelitsymposium@gmail.com. The subject line should read, “2020 Registration Fee,” and the message should include the full name/email of the participant you are paying for. Thank you!

a. Regular participants ($300)
Early bird special: Make your payment by January 24th (11:59PM CST) and pay $280.00

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Regular participant fees include two luncheons, two evening meals, a film screening, and any other special events.

b. Student/Elder participants ($100) 

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Student/Elder participant fees include two luncheons, two evening meals, a film screening, and any other special events.

c. Partners ($100)

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Partner fees include conference meals only.

Pay via mailed check

Mail a copy of your printed registration and a check payable to NALS 2020.

  • Address: Dr. Gwen Westerman,
    Director, Native American Literature Symposium
    230 Armstrong Hall
    Mankato, MN, 56001

Pay via cash at the conference (DO NOT MAIL CASH). Onsite payment of the registration fee is $350. 

The federal tax identification number for NALS  is 20-5249247.

Step 3. Confirmation

  • You will receive an email confirming your registration within 24 hours, as well as a copy of the registration information you submitted.
  • If you have any questions or concerns regarding registration or your payment, please contact Ashley immediately at nativelitsymposium@gmail.com.

Click here to help fund student and elder participation at NALS 2020.


 

Cancellation Policy: If cancellation of your registration becomes necessary, you may contact Dr. Gwen Westerman at the above address, email at gwen.westerman@mnsu.edu or fax at (507) 389-5362. Cancellations must be made by March 15, 2020. A $10 administrative fee will be assessed on all cancellations. Confirmed registrants who do not attend the conference or who cancel after March 15, 2020 are responsible for the entire registration fee.