Category: News

Evelyn Alsultany wins UMich Diversity Service Award

Please join us in celebrating AASA Board member Professor Evelyn Alsultany as she’s been awarded the Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. From the University of Michigan’s The University Record article: Seven faculty members who have shown dedication to developing cultural and ethnic diversity at the University of…
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Arab American Heritage Month with Radio Islam, featuring AASA special guest

AASA President Elect Louise Cainkar was featured on Radio Islam’s episode:”Kickstarting Arab American Heritage Month” on April 8, 2015. Check out the episode below!

Help us Promote AASA News!

The AASA is excited to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website! In the coming weeks we will roll out some new features, including a regular blog (written by members, for members), a directory of scholars in Arab American studies, and a teaching resources database. Help us promote YOU! A new feature that we…
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New Group: MLA Members for Justice in Palestine

If you are a member of MLA, please visit the new MLA Commons website, register, and join the new Group MLA Members for Justice in Palestine. If you are not a member of MLA, you can also follow develops by joining the MLA Members for Justice in Palestine Facebook group.  MLA Members for Justice in…
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Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies

Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to announce the establishment of the Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies at the North Carolina State University. This is the only center–outside Lebanon–dedicated to research about the Lebanese Diaspora in the US and throughout the world, and to the dissemination of this knowledge to the scholarly community and…
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AASA Letter to Chancellor Wise on Reinstatement of Dr. Steve Salaita

August 17, 2014 Office of the Chancellor Swanlund Administration Building 601 E. John Street Champaign, IL 61820 Dear Chancellor Wise,   As members of the Arab American Studies Association (AASA), we write to express our deep concern about the termination of Professor Steven Salaita’s appointment at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (UIUC).   We write…
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