Nominations for AASA Board are now open!

The AASA Board of Directors is seeking new energy, inspiration, and leadership from you! Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the following positions:   President-Elect (4 year commitment; 1 year as President-Elect, 2 years as President, 1 year as Past-President) Secretary (2 year commitment) Member at large (2 year commitment)   Service…
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Interested in AASA Sponsorship for MESA?

The Arab American Studies Association will sponsor up to three sessions at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) meetings in 2018.    Sponsorship will preference submissions that align with the AASA mission:   The Arab American Studies Association is a private, non-profit, nonpolitical organization of scholars and other people interested in the study of Arab American history,…
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Visiting Assistant Professor in Asian American Studies at Northwestern

Northwestern University is advertising a 2-year Visiting Assistant Professor position open in the Asian American Studies Program for next year. Circulate widely. For full details, see: Asian American Studies VAP Northwestern or

2018 Yale Arab Conference

Announcing the upcoming 2018 #Yale_Arab_Conference (#YAC) titled: “Amalna: Paving the Road Ahead,” hosted by the Yale Arab Students Association. This will be an unprecedented, international conference on the #Middle_East which will take place at Yale University on April 20th-21st 2018. The conference will launch launching the ‘Arab Student Associations Leadership Forum’ which aims to create…
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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

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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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