CFP: [Medieval] Arab Culture in the U.S. Area

full name / name of organization: 
Lutfi M. Hussein
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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

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.

Lutfi M. Hussein, PhD
Area Chair, Arab Culture in the U.S.
Mesa Community College
Department of English, Humanities, & Journalism
Mesa, AZ 85202, U.S.A.
Phone: +1.480.461.7367
Fax: +1.480.461.7644

Graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the
Conference. For a list of awards available to graduate students, visit this

More information regarding the conference (listing of all areas,
registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found here:

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