Tag: publications

New Book by Salim Yaqub: IMPERFECT STRANGERS: AMERICANS, ARABS, AND U.S.-MIDDLE EAST RELATIONS IN THE 1970S

IMPERFECT STRANGERS: AMERICANS, ARABS, AND U.S.-MIDDLE EAST RELATIONS IN THE 1970S Out now via Cornell University Press:  In Imperfect Strangers, Salim Yaqub argues that the 1970s were a pivotal decade for U.S.-Arab relations, whether at the upper levels of diplomacy, in street-level interactions, or in the realm of the imagination. In those years, Americans and…
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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 President on “Becoming Arab American” in MERIP

AASA President Louise Cainkar has a new article out via the Middle East Research and Information Project. Check out this preview and see link below to subscribe and read the whole piece. Becoming Arab American by Louise Cainkar published in MER278 Scholars have long found that while pan-Arab organizations in the United States called themselves…
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AASA Board Member Evelyn Alsultany Publishes

Please join us in congratulating AASA board member Evelyn Alsultany for publishing three new articles this spring. Mabrouk, Dr. Alsultany! “Reclaiming Identity Online: An Interview with Evelyn Alsultany, Jane Abell, American Anthropologist, Vol. 118, Issue 1, March 2016, 161-165, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/aman.12518/epdf “Representations of Arabs, Muslims, and Iranians in an Era of Complex Characters and Storylines,” Film Criticism Journal,…
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CFP: CHAPTER ABSTRACTS and FUNDED WORKSHOP IN DOHA

Type: Call for Papers Date: May 10, 2016 Location: Qatar Subject Fields: Arabic History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Literature, Middle East History / Studies, Popular Culture Studies Transcultural Identity Constructions in a Changing Arab World Edited volume by Eid Mohamed and Ayman El-Desouky Introduction: The idea of this edited volume starts from the…
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AASA Member Waleed Mahdi’s New Article at Mashriq & Mahjar

AASA Member Waleed Mahdi has a new article out now via Mashriq & Mahjar. “Post-Oriental Otherness: Hollywood’s Moral Geography of Arab Americans.” Mashriq and Mahjar: Journal of Middle East Migration Studies 3, no. 2 (2016), 35-61. Abstract: How do filmmakers in the United States play a role in perpetuating narratives of belonging to the American culture?…
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AASA Member Stanley Thangaraj Published Co-Edited Volume: “Asian American Sporting Cultures.”

AASA Member Stanley L. Thangaraj has a new publication out: Asian American Sporting Cultures. Edited by Stanley I. Thangaraj, Constancio Arnaldo, and Christina B. Chin Foreword by J. Jack Halberstam Afterword by Lisa Lowe From the NYU Press Website: Asian American Sporting Cultures delves into the American sports arena to explore the long history of Asian…
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AASA Member Stacy Fahrenthold Publishes New Article in Journal of Global History

AASA member Stacy Fahrenthold has published a new article, “Former Ottomans in the ranks: pro-Entente military recruitment among Syrians in the Americas, 1916–18″ in the current issue of the Journal of Global History. Using the press writings and memoirs of Syrian American recruiters and immigrant enlistees, the article tracks the enlistment process that led an estimate 10,000 Syrian…
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Call for Proposals: Islam of the Global West, a New Book Series by Bloomsbury Press

Call for Proposals: Islam of the Global West A New Book Series by Bloomsbury Press Islam of the Global West is a pioneering series that examines Islamic beliefs, practices, discourses, communities, and instituions that have emerged from ‘the Global West.’ The geographical and intellectual framing of the Global West reflects both the role played by…
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Job Opening: Associate Editor, Kohl: A Journal for Body and Gender

Job Vacancy: Associate Editor Kohl: a Journal for Body and Gender Research   Location:                                 Beirut, Lebanon Application Deadline:              Sunday, January 24, 2016 Type of contract:                     Full-time Starting date:                          Monday, February 1, 2016   Overview of the position: The…
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