Category: Announcements

Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students

Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students The Wadad Kadi Travel Fellowships for Doctoral Students were established in 2014 and are designed to encourage graduate student participation in the MESA annual meeting. Fellowships will be awarded in two categories: 1. Islamic Studies/History before 950 CE. Students enrolled in graduate programs who are presenting papers at MESA’s…
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CFP: “Arabs and Arab Americans” Panel for American Sociological Association Annual Meeting

CFP Submitted by: Kristine J. Ajrouch, PhD Professor of Sociology Eastern Michigan University Dear Colleagues, I write to invite your submission to the American Sociological Association’s 110th Annual Meeting in Chicago, Illinois on August 22-25, 2015. I am chairing this year’s regular Session on “Arabs and Arab Americans.” This session is sponsored by ASA only…
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Job Posting: Smith College, Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies

Janet Wright Ketcham 1953 Professorship in Middle East Studies The Program in Middle East Studies at Smith College invites applications from senior scholars to serve as the inaugural occupant of the Janet Wright Ketcham ’53 Chair in Middle East Studies, beginning July 2015. This appointment will be at the associate or full professor level with…
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Job Ad: Assistant Professor of Arabic

POSITION DESCRIPTION FOR ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ARABIC The Department of Humanities and Communication in the College of Arts and Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, FL, invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track assistant professor position in Arabic language and culture, to begin in August 2015. Candidates should have native or near-native oral and…
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Post-Doc Fellowship in ME Diaspora Studies

The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies is pleased to offer a postdoctoral fellowship in Middle East Diaspora Studies (with preference given to Lebanese Diasporas) for the 2015-2016 academic year. This award is open to scholars in the humanities and social sciences whose scholarly work addresses any aspect of Middle East Diasporas. The…
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AASA 2015 Membership Open

We are pleased to announce that the 2015 membership forms are now available on our website. AASA Membership is open to any person or institution with a professional or scholarly interest in Arab American studies. We encourage interdisciplinary and transnational approaches to scholarship as well as more traditional areas of academic enquiry. Membership dues submitted…
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CFP: Arab Culture in the U.S. at SWPACA 2015

CALL FOR PAPERS for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at the 36th Annual Conference of the Southwest Popular/ American Culture Association Conference Theme Many Faces, Many Voices: Intersecting Borders in Popular and American Culture February 11-14, 2015 Albuquerque, New Mexico (http://www.southwestpca.org) Hyatt Regency Hotel (http://goo.gl/gTvvVP) Extended Deadline for Proposal Submission: November 15, 2014…
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PARC Grant Competitions for 2015

Palestinian American Research Center (PARC) PARC provides a number of annual opportunities for doctoral and post-doctoral candidates to engage more deeply in research on Palestinian issues.  While our grant from NEH/FPIRI funds research specifically in the Humanities, our other research fellowships have no restrictions on the field of study. Both are open to US citizens, and the…
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CFP: DIWAN6

Call for Proposals DIWAN6: A Forum for the Arts Overview The sixth biennial convening of DIWAN: A Forum for the Arts will be held at the Arab American National Museum (AANM), on May 7-9, 2015, in Dearborn, Michigan. The conference will coincide with the launch of the Museum’s 10th anniversary programming year, as well as…
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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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