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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.
The Department of History at Northwestern University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the history of the late medieval and/or early modern Middle East.
The American University of Beirut
The Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Media Studies (SOAM) at the American University of Beirut invites applications for a tenure-track assistant/associate professor in sociology to begin in either January or August 2023.
American Society of Islamic Philosophy and Theology
The American Society of Islamic Philosophy and Theology’s fourth annual conference will be held December 2 - 4, 2022. It will be a hybrid conference, with some papers presented online via Zoom, and some in person on the Harvard campus.
UC Berkeley - Department of Comparative Literature
The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applications for an Assistant Professor in Modern Arabic Literature and Islamic Culture, tenure track.
Begins September 22, 2022
The Committee on Academic Freedom received a response to the 27 June letter urging the Department Education’s Office for Civil Rights to not use the IHRA definition of anti-Semitism and its examples to formulate antidiscrimination regulations.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Department of History, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the history of the Middle East at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 16, 2023.
The Department of Religious Studies at DePaul University invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning July 2023. We are looking for a candidate who specializes in Contemporary Islam in the Americas.
University of California Los Angeles
The Department of Comparative Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles has been authorized to make an appointment to a full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), effective July 1, 2023.
The Ohio State University
The Department of Near Eastern and South Asian Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Hebrew Bible and the Ancient Near East at the rank of assistant professor.
Letter to Egyptian officials calling for the immediate release of Salah Soltan from his inhumane detention in Egypt.
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.
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.
American Archivist Journal
American Archivist Editorial Board members and guest editors Sumayya Ahmed (Simmons University School of Library and Information Science) and Rebecca Hankins (Texas A&M University Libraries) invite you to write an article or case study for a Special Section of the journal focusing on Middle East and North African (MENA) archives, broadly-defined.
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.
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.
University of Tennessee Department of History
The Department of History at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville is seeking to hire a professor of premodern Islamic history (7th – 14th centuries) at the tenure-track Assistant rank. The appointment will begin fall semester 2023.
Symphony Talent/New York University
The Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies of New York University invites applications for the position of Henry Taub Professor of Israel Studies.
University of British Columbia
The Department of Asian Studies, University of British Columbia (Vancouver campus), invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Classical Persian Literature and Culture.
Letter to Saudi officials regarding the sentencing of University of Leeds PhD student Salma al-Shehab to 34 years in prison.