The CLCS Global Arab and Arab American forum is interested in works of the Arab diaspora, including the cultural production of Arab American and global Arab writers. The category “Global Arab” allows for a broad conceptualization of diasporic and multilingual work situated within the various national, ethnic, religious, and cultural contexts of the Arab world and the Middle East. The designation “Arab American” is linked to the category “Global Arab” yet deserves special attention as a distinct subfield within American literature that engages with the discourses of race and ethnicity in the United States as well as with the history of Arab and Middle Eastern migrations to the Americas.
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Call for Executive Committee Membership Nominations
The Global Arab and Arab American Forum is seeking to fill two positions on its Executive Committee. One of these […]
|Pauline Homsi Vinson||22 January 2015||22 January 2015||nominations|
Call for Panel Suggestions
The Executive Committee of the Global Arab and Arab American Forum welcomes proposals for panels that we could sponsor at […]
|Pauline Homsi Vinson||22 January 2015||22 January 2015|
CFP_ Transacting Arab Literary Modernity; CFP_ Global Transactional Cultures and Identities in/of the Mediterranean; CFP _ Arab-Americans and Muslim-Americans in Trump’s USA: Politics and Performance
Transacting Arab Literary Modernity Paper proposals examining cross-cultural, global influences on Arab literary modernity in 19th-20th centuries (colonialism, Orientalism, philology, […]
|Ahmed Idrissi Alami||12 February 2018||21 February 2018|