Middle East Studies

Middle East Studies Association Annual Meeting – November 15-18, San Antonio, TX

September 6, 2018

The MESA Annual Meeting will be held at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio from November 15-18. Deadlines for hotel reservations, pre-registration, and final program updates are quickly approaching.

  • The Preliminary Program (pdf) is posted. If you are a presenter, please check your name, affiliation and paper title (if relevant) and communicate changes to Mark. For the most current information, consult the searchable program.

  • To receive the group rate at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio make your reservations by October 22, 2018. Please stay at the hotel if at all possible to help MESA meet its contractual obligation!

  • The conference pre-registration deadline is October 24, 2018. You can register by logging into myMESA or completing and returning this form.

The deadline for two MESA Awards Competitions has been extended to September 17, 2018.

  • MESA Graduate Student Paper Prize: Graduate student research papers on any aspect of post 600 CE Middle East studies are sought for this blind review. Winner is awarded $250.  Nomination guidelines.

  • MESA Undergraduate Education Award: The award recognizes outstanding scholarship on teaching or other material contributions to undergraduate education in Middle East studies. Winner is awarded $250. Nomination guidelines.