Call for Papers - AJS Perspectives: The Unfinished Issue

Editors: Chaya Halberstam & Mira Sucharov

The Fall 2020 issue of AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies is called The Unfinished Issue. In this time of flux and doubt, we invite Jewish Studies colleagues in any discipline to consider what it means for an idea or a task to be finished or unfinished, or to have one or more unfinished projects in our real or digital file cabinets.

CFP: Teaching Chinese Film, MLA Options for Teaching volume, edited by Zhuoyi Wang, Emily Wilcox, and Hongmei Yu

In recent years, the humanities and social sciences have witnessed a fast-growing presence of pedagogical practices with moving images across a wide range of fields. Along with the ever-changing film studies curriculum, films have been used in diverse ways to, among other purposes, increase learning motivation and engagement; provide cognitive facilities for theoretical concepts; present complex and subtle information as analytical materials; and simulate an experience with unfamiliar, underrepresented, or difficult-to-reach subjects.

IAFIE/IAFIE EC 2020 Location Change

Hi all,

The 2020 International Association for Intelligence Education (IAFIE)/IAFIE Europe Chapter joint conference has been moved to Pordenone, Italy, and will retain the established dates (June 25 to 27).  Further information, including submission guidance and an extended deadline, can be found here:

Thanks all,


CFP: Solo practitioners roundtable at MESA 2020 (DEADLINE: 15 Feb 2020)

Are you the only Middle East/North Africa aka Southwest Asia/North Africa specialist in your department?  Would you like to meet with junior and senior scholars to discuss strategies to survive and thrive as a solo practitioner?  Would you like to contribute to a naṣīḥatnāme to be shared with colleagues, and for them to share with their department heads?

Call for Participation: Fourth Annual Symposium on Media, Communication, and Film Studies Programs at Liberal Arts Colleges (MCFLAC), June 17 & 18, 2020.

original authorship: Dave Park, at 


Deadline for submission of proposals: March 1, 2020


CFP for 2020 MESA annual conference: Thematic Conversation: Constructing race in Islamicate societies

Understanding how race, ethnicity, and origin were constructed and defined in the Islamicate world is a work in progress. Along with understanding the development of these categories, how we teach and discuss them within our discipline is also vital.

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