CFP: Where are the Asians? Queering the Archives

Scholar Diane Yoong is seeking interview subjects who identify as Asian living the US, women, gender non-conforming, intersex, and/or trans who are 40 years old and older. If you are interested or think you might know someone who would be interested, more information can be found here:

JOB POSTING: Associate Professor of Arabic, Arab Diaspora

The Department of Language, Culture, and Communication, Modern and Classical Languages at University of Michigan Dearborn, invites applications for a tenure-track, associate professor Arabic faculty position, starting September 1, 2018. Note: Consideration will be given to advanced assistant professors with high-level research achievements and qualifications. Funding for this position has been approved.The Department of Language, Culture,…
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CFP: From “Mjaddarah” to “Fatti de Luxe”: Food and Middle Eastern Diasporas

From “Mjaddarah” to “Fatti de Luxe”: Food and Middle Eastern Diasporas Location: Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina Date: April 5-7th, 2018   Details about the conference and requirements for paper proposal submissions are provided through the link below. The conference is co-hosted by Dr. Akram Khater…
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NEW DEADLINE: AASA Travel Grant Application

The Arab American Studies Association (AASA) is accepting applications for travel stipends to attend the 2017 American Studies Association (ASA) conference in Chicago (November 9 – 12). AASA will award up to three (3) travel stipends to qualified graduate students, adjunct faculty, and/or independent researchers. The Award Travel stipends of up to $250 will be…
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Going to ASA? Apply for a travel grant TODAY

We have one more travel grant for $250 to award so we’re extending the deadline–if you want it, apply TODAY. Instructions for application are here: AASA travel stipend_2017.

AASA Board Member Umayyah Cable Reviews the Palestinians Podcast Series

Writing for Palestine Square, Umayyah Cable discusses the Palestinians Podcast in the context of Palestinian diasporic connections to culture, history, and memory. You can check out the review here.

Going to ASA? Don’t Miss These Panels and Events!

In addition to AASA-organized panels and events there are a variety of presentations on related topics at the upcoming American Studies Association conference in November. Please plan to join us! Thursday, November 9 2:00 – 3:45: New Directions in Arab American Studies: How We Read Now Hyatt Regency Chicago, Dusable, Third Floor West Tower 4:00…
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Join us at ASA in November!

AASA’s members meeting will be held at ASA this year, and we have a number of events and panels on the schedule. Please plan to join us if you’ll be there! 1.  Arab American Studies Association Board Meeting Date: Fri, November 10, 2017 Time: 12:00 to 1:30pm Location: Hyatt Regency Chicago, Stetson BC, Exhibit Level West Tower…
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Extended Deadline for Special Issue of Amerasia

AMERASIA JOURNAL CALL FOR PAPERS – ARAB/AMERICAS  Extended Deadline of September 30 Guest Editors: Dr. Sarah Gualtieri (USC) and Dr. Pauline Homsi Vinson (Diablo Valley College) Publication Date: Spring 2018 Paper submissions (6,000 – 7,000 words, inclusive of endnotes) now due September 30, 2017 Arab/Americas: Locations and Iterations In her introduction to her path-breaking book, Bint Arab,…
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