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Middle East Scholars Vote to Endorse BDS

The membership of MESA has voted in favor of a resolution endorsing the Palestinian call for boycotts, divestment, and sanctions of Israel as a way to hold the government accountable for ongoing human rights violations. MESA’s Board of Directors will implement it in a manner consistent with MESA’s bylaws as well as relevant U.S. federal, state, and local laws. The resolution states that the boycott will not target individual students or scholars, and reiterates the right of individual MESA members to choose whether or not they wish to participate in an academic boycott of Israeli institutions.

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Assistant Professor of Art and Visual Culture

Bates College

The Department of Art and Visual Culture, in conjunction with the Religious Studies Department and the Classical and Medieval Studies Program, seeks a tenure-track colleague in premodern visual cultures with an emphasis on visual cultures produced in and among varied religious cultures, including Islamic, Christian, and/or Jewish, in the centuries before 1500 CE.

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Images of Etel Adnan

Literatures of Annihilation, Exile, and Resistance

This event is taking place in remembrance of Etel Adnan, the beloved Lebanese-American poet, essayist, and visual artist, who passed away in November 2021. She is survived by her longtime partner, renowned Syrian Lebanese artist Simone Fattal.

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Nineteenth-Century Empires: CFP

Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies

The Society for Global Nineteenth-Century Studies (www.global19c.com) invites individual paper proposals on any aspect of nineteenth-century empire for its world congress, “Comparative Empire: Conflict, Competition, and Cooperation, 1750-1914,” to be held in Singapore, 19-22 June 2023.

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Calls for Submissions: 17th AATT GRADUATE STUDENT PRE-CONFERENCE

American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages

The American Association of Teachers of Turkic Languages (AATT) is pleased to announce the seventeenth annual “Graduate Student Pre-Conference”. This Pre-Conference was established to mark the 20th anniversary of the founding of AATT. The Pre-Conference is co-sponsored by the institutional members of AATT and AATT.

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