The Middle East and North African Graduate Student Association at the University of Arizona Presents:
17th Annual Southwest Graduate Conference in Middle Eastern and North African Studies
Policy, Development, Environment, and Technology
Call for Abstracts
The Middle East and North African Graduate Student Organization (MENA) the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES), and the School of Middle Eastern and North African Studies (MENAS) at the University of Arizona cordially invite you to participate in the 17th Annual Southwest Graduate Conference in Middle Eastern and North African Studies to be held on Thursday March 9, 2017 to Saturday March 11, 2017 in Tucson, Arizona.
This conference aims to strengthen ties between academic disciplines, provide a platform for graduate students to present their research projects and exchange ideas, and create a network of emerging scholars spanning a variety of fields. This year’s conference is focused on the idea of mobility and concepts related to the Middle East from one field to the other, and boundaries being redefined on various levels. We encourage abstract submission not only from students within Middle Eastern and North African Studies programs, but also from Linguistics, Literature, Law and LGBT/Queer Studies, Journalism, Gender and Women Studies, Philosophy, political Science, Public health, Religious Studies, Sociology, Translation, Anthropology, Economic, Education, Geography, History, and Music.
Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals for individual paper and pre-organized panels. Submissions are due December 20 for International students and January 15 for domestic students (US Universities). Individual paper abstracts must be 250 words and submitted as a Microsoft Word or PDF file. In the body of the email, please include author’s name, paper title, school and department affiliation, phone number, and email address. A panel organizer must submit an anonymous panel proposal that includes the description of the panel and an abstract for each paper on it. In the body of the email, please indicate a panel title and each paper title, each presenter’s name, school and department affiliation, phone number and email address. Abstracts and proposal must be emailed to email@example.com Notification of acceptance will be sent out within three weeks of the submission deadline. For further information, please visit http://menas.arizona.edu/mena-conference or submit your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. Selected papers will be published in the academic peer-reviewed online journal Zaytoon.
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