Announcements

CFP: Arab American Aesthetics, edited collection

Arab American Aesthetics (edited collection)  This edited volume takes as its main question, how might we define Arab American Aesthetics? The impetus that undergirds this query is two-fold. First, the field of Arab American Studies contests the idea that Arab Americans and their various art(s) define themselves and their creations based on a set of…
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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the establishment of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at the North Carolina State University. This is the only center–outside Lebanon–dedicated to research about the Lebanese Diaspora in the US and throughout the world, and to the dissemination of this knowledge to the scholarly community and…
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Job Ad: Assistant Prof in Film Studies at Syracuse U

Assistant Professor in Film Studies The Department of English at Syracuse University is searching for an assistant professor with a research specialization in U.S. film history. PhD in English, film studies or related field required. Job responsibilities: active research agenda; teaching undergraduate courses for the film and screen studies track in the English and Textual…
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Job Ad: UC Davis in American Studies

The American Studies Program @ University of California at Davis is conducting a national search for an Assistant Professor in American Studies. The University of California, Davis is interested in candidates who are committed to the highest standards of scholarship and professional activities, and to the development of a campus climate that supports equality and…
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AASA Letter to Chancellor Wise on Reinstatement of Dr. Steve Salaita

August 17, 2014 Office of the Chancellor Swanlund Administration Building 601 E. John Street Champaign, IL 61820 Dear Chancellor Wise,   As members of the Arab American Studies Association (AASA), we write to express our deep concern about the termination of Professor Steven Salaita’s appointment at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).   We write…
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Job Ad: U of Michigan

ARAB/MUSLIM AMERICAN AND WOMEN’S STUDIES The University of Michigan’s Departments of American Culture and Women’s Studies seek qualified applications for an open rank tenure-track or tenured appointment in Arab and Muslim American studies. Candidates with scholarly expertise and teaching interests using feminist approaches to Arab and Muslim American studies (such as frameworks of race, gender,…
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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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