Arab American Panels at MLA

If you will be at the MLA conference this weekend, please see below for information about Arab American Panels. Session 200: States of In/Security: Global Palestine in Literature, Culture, Art, and Activism Friday, 6 January, 8:30–9:45 a.m., 104B, Pennsylvania Convention Center Program arranged by the Global Arab and Arab American Forum Presiding: Karim Mattar, University of…
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MUSLIM AMERICAN STUDIES. The University of Michigan’s Department of American Culture and its program in Arab and Muslim American Studies (AMAS) seek qualified applications for an open-rank tenure-track faculty appointment in Muslim American studies. We seek a theoretically sophisticated, rigorous, and interdisciplinary scholar with a strong commitment to contribute to the governance and development of the…
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CFP for the American Sociological Association Conference 2017

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite your submission to the American Sociological Association’s 112th Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on August 12-15, 2017. I will serve as chair for the Regular Session on “Arabs and Arab Americans.” This session appears on the program at the ASA Annual Meeting only every other year. Please take advantage…
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CFP: Mapping the Mahjar

  The Khayrallah Center is undertaking a collaborative digital humanities project that aims to narrate the history of Middle East migration through data collection, mapping, and visualization. If you are interested in contributing, please see the CFP here. The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 12, 2017.  

Call for Editor of The Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies

ASSOCIATION FOR MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES CALL FOR EDITOR OR CO-EDITORS OF THE JOURNAL OF MIDDLE EAST WOMEN’S STUDIES APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED: DEADLINE: June 1, 2017 The Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) is now accepting applications for an editor or co-editors for the Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies (JMEWS)( ). JMEWS,…
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PARC Research and Travel Fellowship Announcements

PARC NEH/FPIRI Research Fellowship PARC is pleased to announce its fifth National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship Program at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) competition for post-doctoral scholars conducting field-based research in Palestine in the humanities or research with a humanistic approach. The program is open to U.S. citizen scholars and scholars who have been resident in…
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Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Feminism, Gender and/or Sexuality at McGill University

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada invites applications for a joint-appointed, tenure track assistant professor position in Feminist, Gender and/or Sexuality Studies with an emphasis on Social Justice. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointed position in the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies as…
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New Article by Randa Kayyali

AASA board member Randa Kayyali has recently published an article in the new journal Maydan. Titled “Becoming US Citizens: Muslims and Christians From the Middle East in US Official Records,” it is available for free online:

CES Dissertation Fellowship: Open to undocumented doctoral students

The Center for Engaged Scholarship is an organization that was created by social scientists who want the United States to be a more democratic, more egalitarian, and more environmentally sustainable society. The center is offering dissertation fellowships of $25,000 to support graduate students whose research advances progressive values. The center is accepting applications from Ph.D students in…
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Reminder: AASA Meetings at MESA, Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

Please join us on Thursday, November 17th, 2017 for our annual Members Meeting at 6:30 followed by a special reception to honor Elaine Hagopian at 7:30 PM. Salon C, Copley Marriot. Members meeting: 6:30 PM Reception: 7:30 PM See you there!