Category: Announcements

CFP on Arabs and Arab Americans

The American Sociological Association is calling for papers on Arabs and Arab Americans. Submission closes on Thursday, January 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Sociological research on Arabs and Arab Americans. Papers that focus on the impacts of US government policies or ongoing racism on Arabs or Arabs Americans are especially welcome. Papers that examine…
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Join us in San Antonio next week!

AASA is hosting a joint reception with the Association for Middle East Women’s Studies. Awards will be handed out and refreshments will be served, so please plan to join us!   Saturday, November 17, 2018 Casa Rio (on the Riverwalk) 430 E. Commerce St. 8:30 – 11:00 PM  

Join us at MESA!

Going to MESA? Here are a few panels to check out: Thursday, November 15, 2018 3:30 pm AASA Board Meeting (Room: Republic A) 4:30 pm AASA Business Meeting (Room: Seguin B) Friday, November 16, 2018 8:30 am [R5216] Contesting Disciplinary Boundaries, Negotiating the Global: Middle East Studies and Critical Ethnic and Race Studies in Conversation …
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Job opening at San José State

San José State University Humanities Specialization: American Studies/American Literature Job Opening ID (JOID): 24794 Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-track) or Associate Professor (Tenured)   Qualifications: Ph.D. in American Studies, English Literature (focus on American Literature), or related field by start of appointment, a strong teaching record at the undergraduate level, and evidence of the ability to…
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Deadline Extended! Applications for Travel Stipends Now Due Oct. 22nd

The Arab American Studies Association (AASA) is accepting applications for travel stipends to attend the 2018 Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference in San Antonio (Nov. 15 – 18) or the 2018 American Studies Association (ASA) conference in Atlanta, GA (Nov. 8-11). AASA will award up to two (3) travel stipends to qualified graduate students,…
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Call for Applications: Arab American Studies Association Travel Stipend 2018

Support for graduate students, adjunct faculty, tenure-track faculty and independent researchers to participate in AASA-sponsored meetings.   The Arab American Studies Association (AASA) is accepting applications for travel stipends to attend the 2018 Middle East Studies Association (MESA) conference in San Antonio (November 15 – 18). AASA will award up to two (3) travel stipends…
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CFP: Special Issue “Arab Diaspora Literature Then and Now”

The journal /Humanities/ (ISSN 2076-0787) is currently running a Special Issue entitled “Arab Diaspora Literature Then and Now.”  Dr. Hanadi Al-Samman of the University of Virginia is serving as Guest Editor for this issue. The scope of the special issue is outlined below: “Arab Diaspora literature underwent numerous transformations since its initial articulation as Mahjar…
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Nominations for AASA Board are now open!

The AASA Board of Directors is seeking new energy, inspiration, and leadership from you! Please consider nominating yourself or a colleague for one of the following positions:   President-Elect (4 year commitment; 1 year as President-Elect, 2 years as President, 1 year as Past-President) Secretary (2 year commitment) Member at large (2 year commitment)   Service…
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Interested in AASA Sponsorship for MESA?

The Arab American Studies Association will sponsor up to three sessions at the Middle East Studies Association (MESA) meetings in 2018.    Sponsorship will preference submissions that align with the AASA mission:   The Arab American Studies Association is a private, non-profit, nonpolitical organization of scholars and other people interested in the study of Arab American history,…
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