CFP: Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas (12/15/05; collection)

full name / name of organization: 
Evelyn Azeeza Alsultany
contact email: 
alsultan@umich.edu

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CALL FOR PAPERS

The Cultural Politics of the Middle East in the Americas
(Forthcoming from the University of Michigan Press)

Editors:
Evelyn Alsultany, University of Michigan, alsultan_at_umich.edu
Ella Shohat, New York University, ella.shohat_at_nyu.edu

We are looking for essays for an edited book volume on the cultural=20
politics of the Middle East in the Americas, to be published by The=20
University of Michigan Press in 2007. Essays should focus on=20
representation and diaspora as impacted by the transnational=20
circulation of goods, ideas, images and sounds. The essays should be=20
written within an interdisciplinary cultural studies approach. The=20
volume aims at deconstructing the academic boundaries established=20
between area studies, ethnic studies, and postcolonial studies. We will=20=

also consider essays written within a comparative perspective, in=20
relation to Middle Eastern communities in other =93Western=94 spaces =
such=20
as Europe. While unpublished work is preferred, some previously=20
published pieces will be considered.

We will accept abstracts, conference papers, and full-length essays.=20
Please include title, full mailing address, and contact information.=20
All submissions should be e-mailed to Ella Shohat (ella.shohat_at_nyu.edu)=20=

and Evelyn Alsultany (alsultan_at_umich.edu) and longer submissions should=20=

also be mailed to: Evelyn Alsultany, Program in American Culture,=20
University of Michigan, 3700 Haven Hall, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1045. The=20=

deadline to submit an abstract for consideration is December 15, 2005. =20=

The anticipated date for final essay submissions is July 15, 2006.

For a more detailed description of the project, see=20
www.middleeastamericas.info

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cfp categories: 
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