Saturday, November 22, 2014, from 2-3pm
Tyler (M) room, the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel
You are cordially invited to attend the business meeting for the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) at the 2014 MESA conference in Washington, DC. Our meeting is scheduled for Saturday, November 22, from 2-3pm in the Tyler (M) room of the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. At this meeting, we plan to explore what lies ahead for AASA and to welcome our new AASA officers, Louise Cainkar, President Elect, Umayyah Cable, Web Coordinator, Evelyn Alsultany, Member-at-Large, and Matthew Stiffler, Member-at-Large. Other items on the agenda include reports from the communications committee on developing an AASA blog and/or newsletter, ideas for moving forward with other committees, a financial report from our treasurer, a census report, and a discussion about membership—how many we are, what we can offer our members and how to grow our base. As well, we will discuss—and hope to hear from you—about ideas for projects for AASA— AASA panels for MESA 2015, conferences, new initiatives, etc.
We hope to see you at our business meeting and we look forward to hearing your ideas for AASA!
AASA Inaugural Conference
successfully concluded at the
AASA Inaugural Conference (April 4-6, 2014)
Founded in 2012, the Arab American Studies Association (AASA) is a non-profit, nonpolitical organization of scholars and other persons interested in the study of Arab American history, ethnicity, culture, literature, art, music, politics, religion, and other aspects of Arab American experience.
The Association’s objectives are to stimulate academic research in Arab American Studies and advance the study of Arabs in diaspora, including in the United States and North America. Through organizing a major conference every three years at the Arab American National Museum and annual meetings in conjunction with Middle East Studies Association, AASA aims to facilitate communication and cooperation among its members and others interested in Arab American Studies.
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