Tag: AASA Members

AASA Events at MESA 2016

Below is a list of all AASA related events taking place at MESA this year (November 17-20, 2016). AASA-Arab American Studies Association ▪   Board Meeting, Thursday, 11/17, 3-4pm, MIT (3) ▪   Members Meeting, Thursday, 11/17, 6:30-7:30pm, Salon C (4) ▪   Open Reception Honoring Elaine Hagopian, Thursday, 11/17, 7:30-8:30pm, Salon C (4) [C4699] Thematic Conversation: Global…
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Voting Now Open for AASA Executive Board Election

Dear AASA Members: Below are short biographies and vision statements from each of the candidates running for positions on the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) Executive Board. There is one candidate running for the position of Secretary, two for the position of Web Coordinator, three the position of Member at large, and one for the…
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Honoring Elaine Hagopian at AASA Members Meeting, MESA 2016

The Arab American Studies Association will be holding its annual members meeting at the Middle East Studies Association conference in Boston this year. In addition to the usual business of the members meeting (updates about the organization, conference planning, networking, etc) the AASA board is taking the opportunity to hold a small reception to honor…
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Want to Vote in the AASA’s 2016 Election? Renew Membership!

Want to Vote in the AASA’s 2016 Election? Renew Membership! In order to vote in the upcoming AASA election for new board members, you must have a current 2016 membership. You can renew or purchase a 2016 membership by going here: 2018 Membership

Call for Nominations: AASA Board

Dear AASA Members,   Election season is upon us in more ways than one. It is time for us to hold elections for the AASA Board of Directors.   The Nominating Committee has put forward the below names for election, but we are eager for AASA Members to be able to nominate people as well.…
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New Article by Member Martina Koegeler

AASA member Martina Koegeler has recently published an article in the Journal of Transnational American Studies: “Performing Transnational Arab American Womanhood: Rosemary Hakim, US Orientalism, and Cold War Diplomacy.” The article explores the memoir and life of Rosemary Hakim, Miss Lebanon America 1955, and how she performs Arab American womanhood intersectionally and transnationally. The essay…
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AASA Board Member Evelyn Alsultany Nominated for El-Hibri Peace Award

AASA Board Member Professor Evelyn Alsultany has been nominated for the El-Hibri Foundation Peace Award for her incredible work in building Arab American studies. From the El-Hibri Foundation website: The following leaders were nominated for the 2016 El-Hibri Peace Education Prize ($30,000), for dedicating their lives to making outstanding contributions and demonstrating long-term leadership in building…
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AASA Board Member Umayyah Cable Will Join Northwestern University as Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

AASA board member Umayyah Cable will join Northwestern University as a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asian American studies and Middle East and North African studies programs this fall. Her research and teaching interests span the fields of ethnic studies, film and media studies, and queer theory, with a particular focus on how marginalized or…
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AASA Member Waleed F. Mahdi Joins the Faculty at U of Oklahoma

Please join us in congratulating AASA member Waleed F. Mahdi on his new tenure-track assistant professor appointment at the University of Oklahoma in the Department of International and Area Studies and the Department of Modern Languages, Literature, and Linguistics. Waleed is a comparatist with research and teaching interests in US-Arab and Muslim cultural politics. His…
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EXTENDED DEADLINE: CFP: AASA 2017 Conference, March 24-26, 2017 at the AANM

Waypoints and Watersheds: Arab American Activism and Memories, a Conference Marking the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 War. Arab American Studies Association 2017 Conference March 24-26, 2017 Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, MI Several important Arab and Arab American institutions and associations were established in the immediate aftermath of the 1967 War. They variously sought…
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