UPDATE: [General] Arab Culture in the U.S.
[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]
Accepting Proposals for the Area â€œArab Culture in the U.S.â€ at the 30th
conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association & American
Culture Association (SW/TX PCA/ACA)
Conference Date: February 25-28, 2009
Conference URL: http://swtxpca.org/
Hyatt Regency Albuquerque
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Deadlines for Submission and Registration:
Priority Rate Deadline Extension: 12/1/2008
Submission Deadline Extension: 12/15/2008
Regular Registration: 12/2/2008 to 1/5/2009
(All participants must be registered by 1/5/2009.)
Proposals for papers, panels, and round tables are now being accepted for
the Area â€œArab Culture in the U.S.â€ In addition to academic presentations,
artists (e.g., poets, musicians, and dancers) are welcome to perform their
Here is a possible but not exhaustive list of topics â€" other themes/topics
-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.
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
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/
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