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Arab American National Museum and Arab American Historical Foundation Seeks Papers for 2008 Conference

posted on: Jun 20, 2008

The Arab American National Museum (AANM) and the Arab American Historical Foundation (AAHF) is seeking proposals for papers for the 2008 Arab American History Conference.

This year’s conference will be held at the AANM in Dearborn , Michigan on Nov. 1, 2008. The AANM and the AAHF are partnering to bring about a conference which collects and disseminates research about Arab Americans and Arab American history. To this end, we are accepting proposals for papers on topics dealing with Arab Americans within the disciplines of humanities and the social sciences on contemporary or historical issues related to Arab Americans.

Proposals should include your name, the title of your presentation, a 250-300 word abstract, an email and/or postal address, your occupation, academic affiliation (if applicable), resume, and your A/V needs. Papers will be selected by the Conference committee and selected participants will receive an invitation to present at the Forum. Proceedings from the Conference will be compiled and made available to the public and researchers. Partial subsidies will be made available to participants.

Please send paper proposals to the by June 30, 2008. Selected presenters will be notified by July 15.

Any questions about the conference please contact AANM librarian, Tara L.S. Fritzler, or the AANM library assistant, Kristin Lalonde, (313)-624-0223