Arab Culture in the U.S. SWPACA Albuquerque, NM, Feb 10-13, Deadline November 15

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Call for Papers:
Arab Culture in the U.S.
Southwest Popular/American Culture Association
February 10-13, 2016
Hyatt Regency Hotel & Conference Center downtown
Albuquerque, NM

Proposal submission deadline: November 1, 2015
The Southwest Popular / American Culture
Association will hold its 37th annual meeting in Albuquerque,
New Mexico, February 10-13, 2016.

Panels and individual papers on all aspects of Arab culture in the United States are encouraged for our 2016meeting. The
Arab Culture in the U.S.area tends to be both multicultural and interdisciplinary,and panels and individual papers may explore
various issues relevant to Arab cultural studies.
Proposals for papers, panels, and round tables are now being accepted.

Here is a possible but not exhaustive list of topics in this Area; 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.

Arab political, religious, ethnic, linguistic, and sexual identity in the U.S.


Submit approximately 100-200 word proposals through
the conference database at

Please send inquiries to Area Chair Tyler Blake. (

Please see a list of graduate student awards and requirements.

Also, please visit http://journaldialogue.orgfor information about the organization's peer-reviewed journal, Dialogue: The nterdisciplinary Journal of Popular Culture and Pedagogy.

You may visit the association'swebsite for more information: