UPDATE: [Religion] Arab Culture in the U.S.

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[The Conference organizers have extended the deadlines for submissions and
priority registration. Please see below.]

Accepting Proposals for the Area “Arab Culture in the U.S.” 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
330 Tijeras
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87102
Phone: +1.505.8423.1234
Fax: +1.505.766.6710

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 “Arab Culture in the U.S.” 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
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.

Lutfi M. Hussein, PhD
Area Chair, Arab Culture in the U.S.
English Department
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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