Graduate Student Symposium

MARCH 17, 2016

 University of Michigan

The CMENAS Graduate Student Symposium is a forum for graduate students across the University of Michigan and beyond to present original research concerning the modern Middle East and North Africa. We hope that the papers selected for presentation will inform one another and contribute to their respective academic fields.

Call for papers is now OPEN


Abstracts are due JANUARY 4, 2016.

Papers must address the modern Middle East or North Africa in some way and be the product of graduate research, either at the MA or PhD level.

Abstracts of no more than 300 words, along with a short CV, or questions related to the symposium, should be sent to the organizing committee at by January 4, 2016.

Final decisions will be announced via email by January 14, 2016.

*Further details will be made available after January 14, 2016.  Check back for updates.