Congratulations to Kristine Ajrouch – 3 New Funded Projects

Congratulations to Kristine Ajrouch, Professor of Sociology at Eastern Michigan University, on winning two new National Institute of Aging (NIA) and one Michigan Health Endowment Foundation (MHEF) funded projects on Arab Americans and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn more about each of these projects below: Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD) Funded by the…
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Call for Proposals: Alzheimer’s Disease among Arab Americans

The Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD), a National Institute on Aging funded Alzheimer’s Disease-related Resource Center for Minority Aging Research (AD-RCMAR), announces a research career enrichment program involving seminar participation and mentoring in AD-relevant research. We invite applications from those interested in enhancing their knowledge of contextual factors in Alzheimer’s disease…
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New releases in Critical Arab American Studies

New releases in Critical Arab American Studies from Syracuse University Press Breaking Broken English: Black-Arab Literary Solidarities and the Politics of Language Michelle Hartman Paper $34.95 Hardcover $70.00 Ebook available “Hartman deftly analyzes Arab American work with Black Studies as a critical lens, offering radical reading strategies that fundamentally shift how we understand Arab American…
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Soliciting Requests for AASA Sponsorship of ASA Sessions, Due 1/25

Greetings, Arab American Studies Association community, Are you making plans to attend the American Studies Association 2019 Annual Meeting in Honolulu? Are you part of a session that contributes to the field of Arab American Studies? The Board is soliciting proposals from you, our members, to have your session sponsored. As an organization affiliated with…
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Webinar: Racial Identity Construction of Arab American College Students

Register now for a webinar on the Racial Identity Construction of Arab American College Students on January 30th via the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE). This session will investigate the issues surrounding the U.S. Census categorization of Arab Americans as “White” We’re not White: Racial Identity Construction of Arab American…
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CFP: Faith on the Move: Middle East Migrations and Religions

Mashriq&Mahjar invites scholars who are working in religion and migration to submit manuscripts to be considered for publication in an upcoming special issue titled Faith on the Move: Middle East Migrations and Religions. The deadline for submission is May 31, 2019. More information can be found here:

CFP on Arabs and Arab Americans

The American Sociological Association is calling for papers on Arabs and Arab Americans. Submission closes on Thursday, January 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Sociological research on Arabs and Arab Americans. Papers that focus on the impacts of US government policies or ongoing racism on Arabs or Arabs Americans are especially welcome. Papers that examine…
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Join us in San Antonio next week!

AASA is hosting a joint reception with the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies. Awards will be handed out and refreshments will be served, so please plan to join us!   Saturday, November 17, 2018 Casa Rio (on the Riverwalk) 430 E. Commerce St. 8:30 – 11:00 PM  

Join us at MESA!

Going to MESA? Here are a few panels to check out: Thursday, November 15, 2018 3:30 pm AASA Board Meeting (Room: Republic A) 4:30 pm AASA Business Meeting (Room: Seguin B) Friday, November 16, 2018 8:30 am [R5216] Contesting Disciplinary Boundaries, Negotiating the Global: Middle East Studies and Critical Ethnic and Race Studies in Conversation …
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