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2019 Regional Meetings

Open Calls for Papers:

Eastern International Region
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CFP Deadline: Feb. 1, 2019)

Mid-Atlantic Region
(CFP Deadline: Dec. 1, 2018)

Midwestern Region
(CFP Deadline: Oct. 20, 2018)

Rocky Mountain-Great Plains Region
(CFP Deadline: Oct. 26, 2018)

Southeastern Region
(CFP Deadline: Oct. 1, 2018)

Southwest Region
(CFP Deadline: Oct. 15, 2018)

Western Region
(CFP Deadline: Oct. 1, 2018)

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Countering Islamophobia Workshop

Friday, November 16, 2018, 1:30pm -5:30 pm (5:30-6:30, private reception)

Caleb Elfenbein, Grinnell College, Presiding

 

This workshop will introduce participants to key themes in the study of Islamophobia, or anti-Muslim hostility, in the United States. Topics will include historical foundations, contemporary manifestations, and responses from within American Muslim communities. Participants will hear from scholars who study and resist anti-Muslim hostility and will work with other participants to explore concrete ways of teaching against Islamophobia in their own contexts.

The cost of attending the workshop is $30, which includes a coffee break and the entire afternoon of sessions. Registration is limited to the first 26 participants. Following the workshop, registered participants are invited to a private reception. 

Caleb Elfenbein is an Associate Professor of Religious Studies and History, Grinnell College, whose current research focuses on the effects of anti-Muslim hostility on American Muslim participation in public life.

To register for this workshop, please click this link: https://aar.wufoo.com/forms/m7o0pa0fwsm64/

For questions, contact pressrelease@aarweb.org.