Tag: Institutionalization

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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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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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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Palestinian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Brown University

Middle East Studies at Brown University invites applications for the inaugural post-doctoral fellowship in Palestinian Studies. The position is for one year, with the possibility of renewal to a maximum of two years. The fellowship is part of the ongoing initiative, New Directions in Palestinian Studies, which seeks to critically explore and facilitate innovative lines…
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Nominations for AASA Board of Directors

The Board of the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) would like to invite interested current AASA members to run for election to fill two open positions on the AASA Board. One position is for a Member-at-Large, and one is for Secretary. The term for Member-at-Large is two years, and will run from November 2015 to…
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Introducing the All New Arab American Studies Directory of Scholars

The AASA Board of Directors is pleased to announce a new feature of the AASA website: Arab American Studies Directory of Scholars. This directory is populated by scholars and researchers whose work aligns with the objectives of the Arab American Studies Association: “to stimulate academic research in Arab American Studies and advance the study of…
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Dr. Charlotte Karem Albrecht Joins Michigan Faculty for Arab and Muslim American Studies

AASA is thrilled to announce that member Charlotte Karem Albrecht will begin a tenure-track position in Arab and Muslim American Studies in the departments of American Culture and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. While at Michigan, Albrecht will join AASA board member Evelyn Alsultany in supporting the Arab and Muslim American…
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AANM Membership Drive! Support Arab American Culture and Arts!

On May 5th, 2005, the Arab American National Museum opened its doors for the very first time. Celebrate 10 years with us by becoming  a Member today. Student/Senior 59+/Educator $35 Individual Membership $45 Family $75 Museum Supporter $125 Patron $250 Benefactor $500 AANMbassador $1,000 Corporate $2,000 Community Pillar $5,000 Review the detailed descriptions of Membership Levels and…
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Who Are We and Where Are We Going?: A Critical Look at Arab American Studies

By Akram Khater and Rachel Norman   As recently as 2011, Arab American scholar Steven Salaita stated that Arab American Studies is not yet a field. Rather, Salaita suggests, Arab American Studies should be considered an “emerging subject.”[1] As we write this inaugural blog post, we can’t help but wonder if this statement is still…
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