Category: News

ACRPS Conference for Graduate Students in Western Universities

On behalf of the Arab Center for Research and Policy Studies, I would like to announce the opening of registration for the second round of the ACRPS Conference for Graduate Students in Western Universities. This conference will be open to Arab doctoral candidates and postdoctoral researchers who obtained their PhDs over the last two years (2018 and 2019)…
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Call for Papers – NAAIMS

NAAIMS 48th Annual Conference (cosponsored by Boston University, MA) is scheduled for Sept 27th 2019.  The deadline date for abstracts is April 5, 2019.Please find attached the Call for Papers on “Muslim Communities in Europe and North America: Contemporary Developments and Challenges”

Summer@AUC Islamic Studies Institute (General + Islamic Law)

From Wafya Hamouda, PhD, American University in Cairo: Enjoy BOTH – historical Cairo and – international tutoring! The American University in Cairo is pleased to announce the launch of a Summer@AUC Islamic Studies Institute. It includes two four-week programs, each one conducted by international scholars of Qur’an, Hadith, Law, and Sufism, combining group lectures with…
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A Message from May Rihani: Pioneers and Leaders HUB

In celebration of International Women’s Day, I am writing to share with you our launch of the Pioneers and Leaders HUB. The Hub was launched by the Women as Partners in Progress (WPP) Project, within the Gibran Chair for Values and Peace at the University of Maryland. It is a knowledge center about Arab women…
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Ethnic Studies Position at CSUSM

Assistant Professor 1819-019 Effective Date: Fall 2019 The Ethnic Studies Program at California State University San Marcos invites applications from exceptional teacher-scholars for a tenure-track position at the advanced Assistant Professor level to begin August 2019. The Ethnic Studies program consists of a longstanding minor and a new major in its second year. The Ethnic Studies…
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“Scenes from 71* Years” – Play Directed by AASA Member Michael Malek Najjar

US premiere of Scenes From 71* Years offers epic snapshot of Palestinian life under occupation Award-winning Palestinian-Irish playwright Hannah Khalil returns to Golden Thread Productions for her first full-length US production. Monday, March 4, San Francisco, CA — Golden Thread Productions, the first American theatre company devoted to plays from or about the Middle East,…
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2020-21 Fulbright Scholar Awards in the MENA Region

The 2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program competition is now open!  A complete list of opportunities available in the region can be found in our Catalog of Awards. Highlights from the 34 awards offered in the Middle East and North Africa include: Featured Awards– Egypt: American University of Cairo– Jordan: All Disciplines – Qatar: All Disciplines – Morocco: All Disciplines   Multi-country Awards– Middle East and North Africa Regional…
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AMEWS 2019 Book Award Nominations

The Association for Middle East Women’s Studies (AMEWS) is happy to announce that its 2019 Book Award competition is open. Details can be found on the AMEWS website here:http://amews.org/amews-book-award/ Eligible books must have been published in 2018 and must be on a topic of relevance for women’s, gender, sexuality and feminist studies in the Middle…
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2019 Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant

Call for Proposals Now Open for 6th Annual Travel Grant  2019 Evelyn Abdalah Menconi Travel Grant  Support for researchers to visit and use the collections at the Arab American National Museum’s Russell J. Ebeid Library & Resource Center  The Russell J. Ebeid Library & Resource Center at the Arab American National Museum is accepting applications…
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Call for Applicants: Modeling Cognitive Aging in Context

From the Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD): 1st Annual Summer Data Immersion program Ann Arbor, Michigan: June 10-13, 2019 Applications are open for the 1st annual Summer Data Immersion program hosted by the Michigan Center for Contextual Factors in Alzheimer’s Disease (MCCFAD), to be held June 10-13, 2019 at the University…
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