Announcements

CFP for MESA: “Who’s Arab? Where’s America?: Interrogating ‘Arab American.'” (due Jan 30, 2015)

CFP: Who’s Arab? Where’s America?: Interrogating “Arab American” Middle East Studies Association, November 21-24, 2015, Denver The boundaries of Arab American studies have always been fluid. As a relatively young field of inquiry, researchers and scholars from a variety of backgrounds and approaches have been welcomed into the discipline. Sometimes the scholarship has included work…
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Nominations sought for the MLA forum CLCS: Global Arab and Arab American (due Jan 26, 2015)

Nominations sought for the MLA forum CLCS: Global Arab and Arab American The Global Arab and Arab American Forum is seeking to fill two positions on its Executive Committee during the 2015 elections. One is a replacement position extending from Jan. 11, 2016 to the close of the Jan. 2020 convention (a four-year term). The…
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Call for MLA Panel Proposals: Global Arab and Arab American Forum (due Feb 5, 2015)

Call for Panel Proposals The Executive Committee of the Global Arab and Arab American Forum welcomes proposals for panels that we could sponsor at the 2016 MLA convention in Austin, TX. We welcome ideas for panel topics related to the forum’s focus on cultural and literary production by global Arab and Arab American writers, artists,…
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Coming Soon! The AASA Blog

Arab Amreeka: The AASA Blog will be launched in the next few weeks! Stay tuned for updates on this new feature. Want to contribute the AASA’s intellectual community? The Communications Committee and Web Coordinator are seeking volunteers who would like to contribute a blog post once or twice throughout 2015. Posts should be between 750-1000 words…
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2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala

2015 Kahlil Gibran “Spirit of Humanity” Awards Gala Wednesday, April 29, 2015 Omni Shoreham Hotel 2500 Calvert Street, NW Washington, DC 5:30 Reception | 6:30 Gala Please be sure to mark your calendar for the Arab American Institute Foundation’s Kahlil Gibran Spirit of Humanity Awards Gala. Our annual black-tie dinner honors individuals and organizations whose…
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Palestinian American Research Center Fellowships

PARC Call for Applications and Panels PARC is still accepting applications for its sixth Faculty Development Seminar (FDS). This 12-day travel seminar is for U.S. faculty members with a demonstrated interest in, but little travel experience to, Palestine. Applications are due January 9, 2015. For more details, please see our website: http://parc-us-pal.org/facultyDevSem.htm. We have extended…
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Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students

Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students The Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students were established in 2014 and are designed to encourage graduate student participation in the MESA annual meeting. Fellowships will be awarded in two categories: 1. Islamic Studies/History before 950 CE. Students enrolled in graduate programs who are presenting papers at MESA’s…
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CFP: “Arabs and Arab Americans” Panel for American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

CFP Submitted by: Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD Professor of Sociology Eastern Michigan University Dear Colleagues, I write to invite your submission to the American Sociological Association’s 110th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois on August 22-25, 2015. I am chairing this year’s regular Session on “Arabs and Arab Americans.” This session is sponsored by ASA only…
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Job Posting: Smith College, Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies

Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies The Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invites applications from senior scholars to serve as the inaugural occupant of the Janet Wright Ketcham ’53 Chair in Middle East Studies, beginning July 2015. This appointment will be at the associate or full professor level with…
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Job Ad: Assistant Professor of Arabic

POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ARABIC The Department of Humanities and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Arabic language and culture, to begin in August 2015. Candidates should have native or near-native oral and…
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