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Going to ASA? Don’t Miss These Panels and Events!

In addition to AASA-organized panels and events there are a variety of presentations on related topics at the upcoming American Studies Association conference in November. Please plan to join us!

Thursday, November 9

  • 2:00 – 3:45: New Directions in Arab American Studies: How We Read Now
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Dusable, Third Floor West Tower
  • 4:00 – 5:45: Queer and Feminist Dissents: Locating Pedagogies of Refusal in Iranian and Arab Cultural Production
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Haymarket, Concourse Level West Tower

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Friday, November 10, 2017

  • 12:00 – 1:30: Arab American Studies Association Board Meeting
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Stetson BC, Exhibit Level West Tower
  • 1:30 – 2:30: Arab American Studies Association Members Meeting
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Stetson BC, Exhibit Level West Tower
  • 5:00 – 6:30: Connect Chicago: Resistance Movements meet Insurgent Scholarship
    • A conversation and celebration of movement-based scholarship, activism, and performance
    • Location: Arab American Cultural Center, UIC, 701 south Morgan Street, Chicago, IL 60607, 111 Stevenson Hall,
    • Organized by the Arab American Studies Association, the ASA Critical Prison Studies Caucus, the ASA Activist Caucus, the Arab American Cultural Center at UIC, and the Social Justice Initiative at UIC.

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Saturday, November 11, 2017

  • 8:00 – 9:45: Dissent Horizons: The Consequences of Ambivalence for Arab and Muslim Americans
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Skyway 260, Skyway Level East Tower
  •  10:00 – 11:45: Arab American Studies Association: Dissenting Pedagogies: Teaching in an Age of Islamophobia
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Skyway 260, Skyway Level East Tower
  • 12:00 – 1:45: Arab American Studies Association: Grounded but Unsettled Solidarities: Exploring Strategically Mobile Resistances to US Militarism and Empire
    • Hyatt Regency Chicago, Skyway 260, Skyway Level East Tower
  • 2:00 – 3:45: Arab American Studies Association: Sanctuary and its Radical Futures: Sanctuary Movements in the Framework of Joint Struggle
    •  Hyatt Regency Chicago, Skyway 260, Skyway Level East Tower

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