Arab Culture in the U.S. (1 Nov. 05; PCA/ACA, 8-11 Feb. 06)
Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association
The 27th Annual Conference
February 8-11, 2006
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Proposals for both panels and individual papers are now being accepted for the new Area, Arab Culture in the U.S. Here is a possible but not exhaustive list of topics. Other themes/topics are encouraged and welcome.
Arabs in American media.
Arab film in the U.S.
Arab drama, poetry, and prose in the U.S.
Arab music and dance in the U.S.
Arab immigration to the U.S.
Arabs in the U.S. after the 9/11 attacks.
Arab political, religious, ethnic, linguistic, and sexual identity in the U.S.
Please send an abstract of 250 words, saved in RTF, with relevant audio/visual requests by November 1, 2005, to Lutfi M. Hussein at the e-mail or physical address below. Panel ideas should include one abstract of 200 words describing the panel, accompanied by the underlying abstracts of 250 words of the individual papers that form the panel.
Graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the Conference. See the list of awards available to them:
More information regarding the conference (listing of all areas, registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found here:
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