Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Proposal Deadline: November 15, 2008
Final Deadline: December 1, 2008
Conference Registration: December 31, 2008
(All participants must be registered by this date!)
Proposals for papers, panels, and round tables are now being accepted for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” 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 the deadline above to Dr. Lutfi M. Hussein at the e-mail 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. The deadline for graduate student awards is January 10, 2009. For more info, click here: http://swtxpca.org/documents/48.html
More information regarding the conference (listing of all areas, registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found here: http://swtxpca.org/
Lutfi M. Hussein, PhD
Area Chair, Arab Culture in the U.S.
Mesa Community College
Mesa, AZ 85202, U.S.A.
Office Phone: +1480.461.7367
Department Fax: +1.480.461.7644 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Visit the website at http://swtxpca.org/
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