Jīl Jadīd Graduate Student Conference in Arabic Studies

Conference URL: http://www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/mes/events/conferences/jiljadid/jiljadid.php

The University of Texas’ Department of and Center for Middle Eastern Studies, are pleased to announce that they will host the Jīl Jadīd Conference, a graduate student conference in Arabic Literature and Linguistics, to be held at the University of Texas – Austin, February 18-20, 2011.
For further information, please visit the conference website.


The deadline for abstracts is November 1, 2010 by 11:59 pm.

Applicants may submit abstracts of no more than 400 words, not including references, in PDF format. Abstracts can be submitted via this website.
Abstracts should not include identifying information, however you must indicate the highest degree you have obtained and your current position (e.g. " M.A., graduate student "," Ph.D., Assistant Professor").


All papers on Arabic literature and linguistics will gladly be considered, but we especially encourage submissions on the following topics:

  • * Beyond diglossia: New approaches to variation in Arabic
  • * Bringing data to bear: Empirical approaches to Arabic pedagogy and SLA
  • * Socio-cultural approaches to the acquisition of Arabic
  • * Asking new questions about old literature
  • * Literature across Arabic Registers
  • * Arabic literature in new diasporas
  • * Arabic Literature, Linguistics and Pedagogy in the Internet Age

Papers which will be also presented at other conferences such as ALS and ACLA are welcome, as we hope to provide a forum for students to further develop and refine their research.

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Meeting Location:
University of Texas - Austin

Contact Information:
Alexander Magidow

Meeting Dates:
The Jīl Jadīd Graduate Student Conference in Arabic Studies will be held from 18-Feb-2011 to 20-Feb-2011.

Abstract Submission Information:
Abstracts can be submitted from 01-Aug-2010 until 01-Nov-2010.

Jīl Jadīd Arabic Graduate Conference, jiljadidconf@gmail.com

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