Area, Arab Culture in the U.S.

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Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
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for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at
the 33rd Annual Conference of the

Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Association
February 8-11, 2012
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Deadline for Proposal Submission: December 1, 2011
Deadline for Early Bird Registration: December 31, 2011

Hyatt Regency Hotel
330 Tijeras NW,
Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 87102
Tel: +1.505.842.1234/ Fax: +1.505.843.2710
For special conference rates, click here:

Proposals for papers, panels, and roundtables 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.

To submit an abstract of 250 words, visit this link:
You will be asked to create a new account. Panel ideas should include one abstract of 200 words describing the panel and indicating which authors and abstracts are to be included on this panel. Abstract authors must each create an account and submit their own abstracts at the link provided above.

Graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the conference. For more info, click here:

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

Area Chair (Arab Culture in the U.S.)
Lutfi Hussein, PhD
Mesa Community College