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Job Ad: Visiting Assistant Professor at Syracuse

One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor, Ethnic American Literatures The English Department at Syracuse University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professorship, starting in fall semester of 2014. The candidate should have a PhD in hand, a commitment to teaching excellence, and a research specialization in U.S. ethnic literatures (African American, Native American, Asian American, Latino,…
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Arab-American Writing: Help?

My name is Stacy Holden, and I am an Associate Professor of History at Purdue University.  I will be editing an anthology on American Representations of the Middle East and North Africa, and one chapter (of ten) will focus exclusively on Arab-American writing on the Arab world.  This is not my forte, and I am seeking…
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CFP: American Representations of the ME and N Africa

AMERICAN REPRESENTATIONS OF THE MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014 Indianapolis, IN JW Marriott Indianapolis  Deadline: April 30, 2014 Submissions.mpcaaca.org Topics can include–but are certainly not limited to–any historical or contemporary representation of the Middle East in American popular culture, including sermons, songs, plays, paintings, travel…
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CFP: Arab-American Culture in the U.S.

ARAB-AMERICAN CULTURE IN THE UNITED STATES 2014 Midwest Popular Culture Association Conference  Friday-Sunday, October 3-5, 2014 Indianapolis, IN JW Marriott Indianapolis  Deadline: April 30, 2014 Submissions.mpcaaca.org   Topics can include–but are certainly not limited to–contemporary expressions of identity via cuisine, literature, media representations, museum displays.  Historical case studies of Arab-American culture in the United States…
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CFP: Arab/Arabic Panels at MLA 2015

These panels are seeking proposals for the 130th annual convention of the Modern Language Association in Vancouver from January 8-11, 2015. Arab-Latin American Literary Encounters: Arab-Latin American literary relations, including Arab diaspora, networks of mutual influence, translation, adaptation, representation in literature and popular culture. 250-word abstracts by 15 March 2014; Tahia Abdel Nasser (tgnasser@aucegypt.edu) and…
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CFP: Narrating “Arab Americans” at MLA 2015

This panel is seeking proposals for the 130th annual convention of the Modern Language Association in Vancouver from January 8-11, 2015. Narrating “Arab Americans”: Reflections on the term and its intersections with history, memory, geography, religion, race, gender, and sexuality in narratives by and about Arab Americans. 250-300 word abstract and CV by 10 March,…
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AASA Business Meeting at MESA, November 22, 2014

Business Meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 2-3pm Tyler (M) room, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC   You are cordially invited to attend the business meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) at the 2014 MESA conference in Washington, DC. Our meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 22,…
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Business Meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA)

Business Meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 2-3pm Tyler (M) room, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel Washington, DC   You are cordially invited to attend the business meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) at the 2014 MESA conference in Washington, DC. Our meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 22,…
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