Accepting Proposals for the Area ARAB CULTURE IN THE U.S.
Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2007
The Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
The 29th Annual Conference
February 13-16, 2008
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Proposals for papers, panels, and round tables are now being accepted for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., represented at the 29th annual meeting of the SW/TX PCA/ACA. In addition to academic presentations, artists (e.g., poets, musicians, and dancers) are welcome to perform their work.
Here is a possible but not exhaustive list of topics--other themes/topics are encouraged:
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 Rich Text Format, with relevant audio/visual requests by November 15, 2006 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. For a list of awards available to graduate students, visit this link:
More information regarding the conference (listing of all areas, registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found here: http://www.h-net.org/~swpca/
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