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Arab World English Journal
Arab World English Journal (AWEJ) welcomes the submission of papers for the July 5th special issue on Computer-Assisted Language Learning (July 2019). The deadline for manuscript submission is May 31, 2019.
MESA joins other societies in a letter to Alaskan officials regarding funding cuts to higher education
In response to Alaska Governor Dunleavy's proposed funding cuts for higher education, 32 professional societies signed-on to a letter expressing concern about the damage such cuts would impose.
The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is seeking two part-time lecturers to teach up to three Arabic Language courses in the fall of 2019 semester with the possibility of renewal. Responsibilities are limited to language-teaching duties.
Letter to President Trump, Secretary Pompeo, and Members of the Senate and House of Representatives expressing opposition to the passage of the Anti-Terrorism Clarification Act (ATCA) of 2018, as it results in the denial of the right to education to Palestinian students from the West Bank and Gaza Strip in a MEPI program. CAF calls on Congress and the President to cancel ATCA.
University of Exeter
31st Exeter Gulf Conference: Zones of Theory in the Study of Yemen at the Institute of Arabic and Islamic Studies July 1-2, 2019.
Begins July 01, 2019
University of Tehran, Iran
The First Biennial Conference on Contemporary Iranian Studies, Faculty of World Studies, University of Tehran, Iran November 10-11-2019. Abstract deadline: June 10, 2019
Begins November 10, 2019
American Islamic College
AIC’s Arabic Language Institute is offering two levels of intensive Arabic this summer at the Introductory and Intermediate levels, both with 140 contact hours which satisfies FLAS funding requirements. Application Deadline: May 31, 2019
Journal of the African Literature Association
Call for Submissions for a Special Issue of the Journal of the African Literature Association. Deadline: August 1st, 2019
A one-day brainstorming meeting regarding Death and Shiite Muslim Migrants which will be held from July 8-13, 2019 (the precise day will be announced later) in the Department of Politics and International Relations at Swansea University, in the United Kingdom.
Begins July 08, 2019
International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP) pens an op-ed on the failure of the Muslim Ban's promised "waiver process."
University of Toronto
Middle Eastern Theatre, 1950-1970: A Photo Exhibition. University of Toronto, Centre for Drama, Theatre, and Performance Studies. Through April 30, 2019.
American University of Beirut
Conference: A Century of Human Displacement and Dispossession: Europe and the Middle East, 1919-2019, American University of Beirut, May 14-16, 2019. Submission deadline: March 7, 2019.
Begins May 14, 2019
Arab-German Young Academy and Orient Institut Beirut (OIB)
Arab-German Young Academy and Orient Institut Beirut (OIB) announce a conference in Beirut on Destruction/Re-Construction: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Cultural Heritage in Conflict. Paper abstracts due by March 15, 2019.
Begins September 30, 2019
Letter condemning the arbitrary arrests and detention of Palestinian students and professors as well as the assaults on Palestinian universities. These measures are a clear violation of Palestinian academic freedom.
More than 200 scholars and personalities from around the world have signed a letter written to the king and crown prince of Saudi Arabia on behalf of renowned Saudi scholar, writer and women’s rights advocate Hatoon al-Fassi. She has been detained and held in solitary confinement in the kingdom since June 21, 2018. The letter calls upon the Saudi government to release Dr. al-Fassi and to allow her to continue her important work. MESA's Committee on Academic Freedom wrote a letter to protest her arrest (dated 3 July 2018) and MESA awarded Dr. al-Fassi the 2018 Academic Freedom Award.
Letter to UAE authorities protesting the decision of the State Security Court of the Federal Supreme Court to uphold the 10 year prison sentence imposed on human rights advocate Ahmed Mansoor in 2018.
Bard College invites applications for Al-Quds Bard Program Manager, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY.
Letter to UAE authorities expressing concern for the health of Nasser bin Ghaith, a professor of economics sentenced to ten years' imprisonment in 2017 for "insulting" the UAE in public statements and tweets, who is on hunger-strike.
Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS)
The Arab Council for the Social Sciences (ACSS) calls for applications for the Third Summer Institute on Critical Security Studies in the Arab World. Application deadline: January 15, 2019.
Begins June 17, 2019