Announcements

2018 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships

2018 Jack G. Shaheen Mass Communications Scholarships 21th Anniversary! Join the 71 previous recipients! Award Amount: $2,500.00   Purpose:  To honor Arab-American students who excel in Media Studies. Eligibility:  College students enrolled in the 2018-2019 academic year; Juniors, Seniors and Graduate School students who are majoring in Journalism, Radio, Television, and/or Film. Applicants:  Hard copy…
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3 CFPs – Global Arab and Arab American MLA Forum (Chicago, Jan 3-6, 2019)

The Global Arab and Arab American MLA Forum invites proposals for the following three panels at the MLA convention in Chicago, Illinois (Jan 3-6, 2019):     1/ Transacting Arab Literary Modernity Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, travel, literary / cultural exchange, translation, Nahda, etc.) invited for MLA 2019 session. …
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Position Opening with IREX – MENA Region

IREX is seeking a qualified candidates for the position of Senior Program Officer to provide strategic and administrative support to the management of a project supporting leaders in communities across the Middle East and North Africa in implementing community and entrepreneurial projects and developing professional and leadership skills. The Senior Program Officer oversees planning and…
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Arab American Center Director Position

Dear AASA Membership, Please see link below: ttps://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=92407&job=director-arab-american-cultural-center

CFP: 2018 Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant

CFP: 2018 Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant The grant provides support for a researcher to visit and use the archival collections at the Arab American National Museum’s Russell J. Ebeid Library & Resource Center in Dearborn, Michigan, during summer 2018. Deadline to apply is April 13, 2018.   All information about the grant and application…
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CFP MESA 2018: Color Blind Racism

Does Color-Blind Racism apply to Arabs, South Asians, and Muslims in the Global North Diaspora? Organizer: Danielle Haque, Minnesota State University Where do Arab/Muslim/South Asian communities fit in the US racial system? More specifically, how does “color-blind racism” affect them? Color-blind racism argues that we are in a post racial era in which race no longer…
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CFP Still Open – Teaching and Learning about Topics in Arab and Diasporic Arab Culture

Proposals are invited for a panel presentation at the Middle East Studies Association conference held in San Antonio, Texas, November 15-18, 2018.  See this year’s theme at http://mesana.org/annual-meeting/call-for-papers.html Deadline is February 13, 2018 Single presentations: 15 minutes. 4-5 person presentations/panels Each paper abstract must be between 300 and 400 words and relate to the presented theme. Description:…
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CFP – Teaching and Learning about Topics in Arab and Diasporic Arab Culture

Proposals are invited for panel presentations at two conferences in 2018:   The 2018 American Studies Association meeting on November 8-11, 2018, in Atlanta, Georgia. See this year’s theme at https://www.theasa.net/node/293. Deadline is TOMORROW! Deadline for ASA proposals: Friday Jan. 26, 2018   1. Single presentations: 15 minutes. 2. 4-5 person presentations/panels 3. Each paper abstract must…
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Have ideas for the upcoming ASA and MESA conferences? Let us know!

The Arab American Studies Association will sponsor up to two panels and one professional development panel at the American Studies Association (ASA) and up to three panels at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) meetings in 2018.    The American Studies Association conference will be held in Atlanta, Georgia, November 8-11 (2018) and the Middle…
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Going to MLA? Check out these panels!

There’s a lot of good stuff on MLA’s schedule. If you’ll be in New York check out these panels on Arab, Arab American, and Arab diasporic literature: 63 Latin America and the Arab World 104 Edward Said’s Culture and Imperialism at Twenty-Five 163 Speculative Futures in Arab(ic) Literature 361 Insecurity and Dissent in Middle Eastern…
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