Announcements

Action Alert: MENA Census Category

The OMB has published a Federal Register Notice calling for public comments on the proposal to add a MENA category. The deadline for public comments is April 30th, 2017. After of decades of work, this is an exciting breakthrough!    We are providing sample language here: MENA Action Alert 4.12.17. Please read through it, draft your comment, and…
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AMEWS Book Award Now Accepting Nominations!

AMEWS is now taking nominations for it’s annual AMEWS Book Award. Information on the award can be found on their website here: http://amews.org/amews-book-award/

AANM Travel Grant Application Open

The Arab American National Museum’s summer research travel grant is accepting applications. Deadline: April 14 All information about the grant and application process can be found here: bit.ly/2kk4DHT

TODAY: Waypoints and Watersheds at UM-Dearborn Social Sciences Building room 1500 SSB

Waypoints and Watersheds begins at 5pm today! Join us on UM-Dearborn’s campus in the Social Sciences Building, room 1500 SSB. The full schedule can be found here.    

Join us for Waypoints and Watersheds THIS WEEKEND

Waypoints and Watersheds starts on Friday, and we would love for you to join us! The schedule is here, and registration is here.  

AASA is helping to challenge the latest Muslim ban

We are joining the ACRL and the ACLU of Michigan’s lawsuit. Read more here. Members affected by the executive order should contact the board here.

AASA is joining the ACLU of Michigan in challenging Trump’s newest Muslim ban

The Arab American Studies Association has signed on as a plaintiff in a lawsuit filed by the ACLU of Michigan and the Arab-American Civil Rights League. The ban limits our ability to function as an organization in a variety of ways. We will be unable to mentor new scholars from affected countries, or to recruit…
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Join us for Waypoints and Watersheds!

AASA’s conference will be held March 24-26 in Dearborn, MI. Please join us for this triennial convening of Arab American scholars as we share the latest scholarship in the field and hear from a roundtable of Arab American activists. Most meals are included, and Saturday night will feature DJ Salar Ansari. Check out the schedule…
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Deadline Extended for AASA Travel Stipends

The deadline for  Arab American Studies Association Travel Stipends has been extended to Monday, February 21, 2017. Travel stipends of up to $250 will be awarded to qualified candidates to participate in the 2017 AASA conference in Dearborn, “Waypoints and Watersheds: Arab American Activism and Memories, A Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 War.” The funds may…
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Apply for an AASA travel stipend

Call for Applications: Arab American Studies Association Travel Stipend 2017 Travel stipends of up to $250 will be awarded to qualified candidates to participate in the 2017 AASA conference in Dearborn, “Waypoints and Watersheds: Arab American Activism and Memories, A Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 War.” The funds may be used to cover travel, lodging, and other…
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