Tag: Conferences

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.  

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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CFP: Mellon Emerging Scholars Conference: “Creating Diverse and Inclusive Communities.”

Call for Papers Mellon Emerging Scholars Conference “Creating Diverse and Inclusive Communities” Thanks to generous support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Queens College has undertaken a three-year project led by faculty and students to advance understanding and formulate plans of action that foster diversity and inclusion in urban communities and higher education.  As part…
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CFP: Khayrallah Center Conference, April 21-22, 2017

2017 Conference The Middle East and North African Migration Studies in a Time of Crisis The Moise A. Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies will host an international conference—titled The Stakes of Middle East and North Africa Migration Studies—at North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina, USA) on April 21 & 22, 2017. This conference…
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Multiple CFPs for MLA Palestine Panels

Re-Posted from MLA Members for Justice in Palestine: MLA 2017 Call for Papers, Panels and Palestine Looking for MLA 2017 panels to submit Palestine-related papers? Below is a selection of CFPs on topics that might include papers related to Palestine, BDS, settler colonialism, apartheid, dispossession, transnational justice, orientalism, etc. Deadlines for submission of paper abstracts are…
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Two CFPs for AASA Panels: MESA 2016

AASA Roundtable proposal for MESA 2016 Boston, MA, Nov. 17-20. Roundtable Title: “US Presidential Elections: Assessing Arab American Positionalities” As has been the case for the previous 3 or 4 Presidential election cycles, Arabs, Muslims, and other Middle Eastern communities living in the U.S. have been the focus of debate questions, inflammatory rhetoric, and national…
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Global Arab and Arab American Literature Forum (GAAM) Sessions at the MLA!

Global Arab and Arab American Literature Forum (GAAM) Sessions at the MLA! Below you can find the listing of the first ever sessions organized by the Global Arab and Arab American Literature Forum (GAAM) at the 2016 MLA convention in Austin, TX. Hope to see you there! Politics of Solidarities and Cross-Racial Alliances Friday, 8…
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MLA Members: Vote for Global Arab and Arab American Executive Committee

If you are a member of the MLA, please cast your vote for one of the two nominated candidates in each of the two available positions on the Global Arab and Arab American Executive Committee (GAAM). If you are not a member but know someone who is, please help spread the word! Deadline for voting:…
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CFP: Listening In: Sonic Interventions in the Middle East and North Africa

The Department of Performance Studies at Northwestern University announces a call for papers for our upcoming symposium Listening In: Sonic Interventions in the Middle East and North Africa May 13, 2016 At the historic five-year mark of unrest in the Middle East and North Africa region, this interdisciplinary symposium tackles the intersections of culture, politics,…
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AASA Events at MESA Nov 21-23, 2015

AASA – American Studies Association Board Meeting (board members only) Saturday, November 21, 3-4 pm, PC-Plaza Court 7 AASA – American Studies Association Business Meeting (open to the public) Saturday, November 21, 4-5 pm, PC-Plaza Court 5 R4057] Ethnic Minority or White? Social and Economic Lives of Arab Americans (Sunday, 11/22/15 11:00am)       According to federal…
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