Saturday April 12, 2014
Illinois Institute of Technology
The Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies (MAMEIS) is pleased to issue a call for papers for the 2014 MAMEIS Annual Conference, to be held Saturday April 12, 2014 at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, IL. The conference will highlight outstanding current research by Middle East and Islamic Studies scholars throughout the Midwest, with a special emphasis on the theme "Constructing Orthodoxies and Heresies in the Islamic World." Individual presentations will be allotted 50 minutes including question and answer periods.
MAMEIS - the Midwest Association for Middle East and Islamic Studies - is a nonprofit organization chartered through Indiana State University which promotes and fosters community among the many scholars of Middle East and Islamic Studies based at institutions throughout the Midwest. As a regional organization of scholars and professionals, MAMEIS is concerned with promoting the study of the Middle East and Islamic world, broadly conceived, and does not subscribe to any particular religious or political viewpoints or agenda. Our aim is to develop an open forum for discussion of scholarly issues, share news and information about regional events, and support collegial ties among our members.
Presenters should send a one-page abstract by email by February 14, 2014 to:
Dr. James M. Gustafson
Members of MAMEIS, as well as those with a professional or scholarly interest in the Middle East and Islamic world, are encouraged to subscribe to the MAMEIS listserv and follow our various social networking feeds: