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Reminder re. Global Arab and Arab American Forum MLA 2018 CFPs

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    Hatem Akil
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    @hatem

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    Dear Friends,

    Time is closing on submissions to the MLA 2018 convention panels organized by the Forum on Global Arab and Arab American Literature (GAAM). Please review and circulate as may be necessary.

    1. Environmental Insecurities and Global Arab Humanities
    2. Beyond Bounds: The Refugee in Global Arab/Arab American Studies

    Below are the detailed CFPs:

    Environmental Insecurities and Global Arab Humanities

    Areas to consider for this panel might include: contexts and environmental flashpoints: economy, imperialism, petro-despotism, climate-change, pollution, resource scarcity, war, occupation, urbanization, land distribution. Please submit CVs and abstracts by 15 March 2017 to Hatem Akil (hatem@akil.org) and Shaden Tageldin (tageldin@umn.edu)

    Beyond Bounds: The Refugee in Global Arab/Arab American Studies

    Interrogating concepts of cosmopolitanism, exile, globality through the figure of the Arab refugee across historical/epistemic/disciplinary/geographical boundaries. 250-word abstracts and bios by 15 March 2016; Pauline Homsi Vinson (phvinson@gmail.com).

    Thank you for taking the time to review and share this request. If you have any questions, please email Hatem Akil at akilh@seminolestate.edu.

    Sorry for cross-posting

    All is well

    Hatem

     

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    #1013856

    Hatem Akil
    Participant
    @hatem

    Correction to the above post.

    GAAM’s CFPs are for the following panels:

    1. Environmental Insecurities and Global Arab Humanities
    2. Teaching Global Arab Comics in the U.S.

    Teaching Global Arab Comics in the U.S.

    This panel seeks papers that address graphic narratives by/about Arabs, and how they are taught or not taught today in the US. Some of the topics may include: circulation, translation, critical/pedagogical reception, aesthetics/politics of representation, gender, counternarrative, figurations of history, occupation, the status of refugees, and states of belonging. Abstracts by 15 March 2017; Susan E. Kirtley (skirtley@pdx.edu) and Pauline Vinson (pvinson@dvc.edu).

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