The following is a call for papers for the Area, Arab Culture in the U.S., at the 34th Annual Conference of the Southwest/Texas Popular Culture & American Culture Associations on February 13-16, 2013 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Conference Theme: Celebrating Popular/ American Culture(s) in a Global Context
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.
Graduate students are particularly encouraged to participate in the conference. They have several awards available to them. For more info on that, click here.
More info regarding the conference (listing of all areas, registration, hotel, travel, etc.) can be found at the conference website.
For queries: contact Dr. Lufti Hussein at firstname.lastname@example.org
For submissions: register here to upload your proposals