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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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In Memoriam: Dr. Jack Shaheen

The Arab American Studies Association board is deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. Jack Shaheen. Dr. Shaheen had an immense and enduring impact on our field and touched many of our lives and intellectual pursuits personally. His dedication to illuminating and challenging the pervasive and harmful stereotypes of Arabs and Muslims in…
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CFP for the American Sociological Association Conference 2017

Dear Colleagues, I write to invite your submission to the American Sociological Association’s 112th Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on August 12-15, 2017. I will serve as chair for the Regular Session on “Arabs and Arab Americans.” This session appears on the program at the ASA Annual Meeting only every other year. Please take advantage…
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CFP: Mapping the Mahjar

  The Khayrallah Center is undertaking a collaborative digital humanities project that aims to narrate the history of Middle East migration through data collection, mapping, and visualization. If you are interested in contributing, please see the CFP here. The deadline for submission of abstracts is February 12, 2017.  

PARC Research and Travel Fellowship Announcements

PARC NEH/FPIRI Research Fellowship PARC is pleased to announce its fifth National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Fellowship Program at Independent Research Institutions (FPIRI) competition for post-doctoral scholars conducting field-based research in Palestine in the humanities or research with a humanistic approach. The program is open to U.S. citizen scholars and scholars who have been resident in…
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Job Posting: Assistant Professor in Feminism, Gender and/or Sexuality at McGill University

The Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill University in Montreal, Canada invites applications for a joint-appointed, tenure track assistant professor position in Feminist, Gender and/or Sexuality Studies with an emphasis on Social Justice. The successful candidate will hold a joint appointed position in the Institute for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies as…
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CES Dissertation Fellowship: Open to undocumented doctoral students

The Center for Engaged Scholarship is an organization that was created by social scientists who want the United States to be a more democratic, more egalitarian, and more environmentally sustainable society. The center is offering dissertation fellowships of $25,000 to support graduate students whose research advances progressive values. The center is accepting applications from Ph.D students in…
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Reminder: AASA Meetings at MESA, Thursday, Nov 17, 2016

Please join us on Thursday, November 17th, 2017 for our annual Members Meeting at 6:30 followed by a special reception to honor Elaine Hagopian at 7:30 PM. Salon C, Copley Marriot. Members meeting: 6:30 PM Reception: 7:30 PM See you there!  

AASA Member Susan Muaddi Darraj Wins Grace Paley Award for New Book

New Book Wins AWP Grace Paley Award for Fiction; New from UMass Press The 2014 winner of the Grace Paley Award is A Curious Land, by Susan Muaddi Darraj. This short story collection about the inhabitants of a Palestinian West Bank village, Tel al-Hilou, spans generations and continents to explore ideas of memory, belonging, connection,…
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Arab American Youth Survey on Identity, Relationships, & Communication

The Arab American Youth Study Are you or your parents from Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt or Palestine? Are you between the ages of 18 – 25? Do you read/write/speak English? If so, you may be eligible to take part in a voluntary research study exploring the meanings of the Arab identity, communication with parents,…
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