Category: Announcements

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.

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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Call for Papers for a special issue of Amerasia

Arab/Americas: Locations and Iterations In her introduction to her path-breaking book, Bint Arab, Evelyn Shakir notes that most of the Arab immigrants and children of immigrants of her generation from the 1910s and 1920s called themselves “Syrian,” then repackaged themselves as “Lebanese” in the 1940s, only to recast themselves in the 1960s as “Arabs.” This…
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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:

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:

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.