Tag: Professional Organizations

MESA Members, Please Vote: AASA President Running for MESA Nominating Committee

AASA President Louise Cainkar was nominated to run for the MESA Nominating Committee. If you are a member of MESA, please consider casting a vote for Louise. She is in a position to raise the profile of Arab Americanist scholars within this larger organization. The deadline to vote is March 18th. http://mesana.org/elections/2016-nominating-committee-election.html

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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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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CFP: PARC Research Fellowships

The Palestinian American Research Center is pleased to announce this year’s fellowship competitions, which offer excellent opportunities for scholars to do research on Palestine and for professors not familiar with Palestine to make their first visit there. Please see the detailed information and links to our website below. http://parc-us-pal.org   Call for Applications  PARC is pleased…
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USAID Seeks Grad Student Interns

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) seeks two graduate students for its Fall 2015 virtual internship program (US citizens and current students only; unpaid). USAID requests resumes from student-experts on Tunisia and/or gender to research the following subjects: Regional disparities and inequality between the rural and urban areas: What are the gender dynamics?…
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MENA Psychological Network Statement to the APA

Dear Colleagues, The Middle East and North African (MENA) Psychological Network created a statement/open letter to the APA and related psychology organizations. As a member of this network, I am sharing this statement with you so that we can take these perspectives under consideration as APA moves forward together. Note that we are in the process…
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MESA Awards Competitions: Submissions Due April 1st and beyond

Time to recognize the latest and greatest in Middle East studies! Seven awards to honor excellence in the field. Please share with students, colleagues, and listservs. You can’t win if you don’t enter.     Albert Hourani Book Award.  Nomination deadline: April 1, 2015 Nominations of non-fiction scholarly monographs based on original research published in English…
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SCMS Middle East Caucus: Wind from the Middle East: An Evening of Music and Film

Thursday MARCH 26 7:30 pm Wind from the Middle East: An Evening of Music and Film LOCATION LA VITROLA, 4602 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, Montreal, Quebec, Canada The Middle East Caucus presents an evening of entertainment and discussion, featuring a performance by local Montreal musicians Sam Shalabi (playing oud) and Stefan Christoff (on electric guitar). Following the…
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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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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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