Arab Studies Journal: 25th Anniversary Panel
Date(s) - 04/16/2018
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Intercultural Center (ICC) Auditorium
The CCAS invites you to celebrate the 25 year anniversary of the Arab Studies Journal, a peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary research publication in the field of Arab and Middle East Studies. The event will feature four distinguished panelists and will be followed by a reception in the CCAS Boardroom.
PANELISTS: Amaney Jamal, Sherene Seikaly, Chris Toensing, and Ziad Abu-Rish
ASJ is published by the Arab Studies Institute (ASI) and is housed in the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown University. The contents of the Journal do not necessarily represent the opinions of either Georgetown University, the Arab Studies Institute, the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies, the editors, or the Editorial Review Board.
Sherene Seikaly is Associate Professor of History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Seikaly is the editor of the Arab Studies Journal, co-founder and co-editor of Jadaliyya e-zine, an editor of Journal of Palestine Studies, a policy member of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network, and an advisory member of R-Shief Online Archive Project. Seikaly’s Men of Capital: Scarcity and Economy in Mandate Palestine (Stanford University Press, 2016) explores how Palestinian capitalists and British colonial officials used economy to shape territory, nationalism, the home, and the body. She has published in academic journals such as International Journal of Middle East Studies and Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies as well as in online venues including Jadaliyya, Mada Masr, and 7iber.