Morocco: Building Cultures and Continent Pre-Travel Lectures and Readings
- “What to Expect and What is Expected: Visiting Morocco” by Said Hannouchi, Harvard.
"Overview of Moroccan History/Geography," by Aaron James Graybill, University of Arizona.
- “Medieval Sepharad in Memory and History: The Jews of Al-Andalus” by Dr. David Graizbord, University of Arizona.
- “Cemeteries, Shrines, and Synagogues: Jewish-Muslim Encounters in Present Day Morocco” by Dr. Aomar Boum, UCLA.
- “The Islamic Legacy in the Built Environment of Hispano-America” – R. Brooks Jeffery
A. Read the following
- Miller, Susan Gilson. A History of Modern Morocco. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013. (It’s a rather short book. You can get it on Kindle for $15, OR you can have your local library or university library get it for you to borrow – or access it online if your library has the proper subscription.)
- Sadiqi, Fatima. “The Status of the Main Languages in Morocco” in Women, Gender, and Language in Morocco. Leiden: Brill, 2003. Pages 45-53.
B. Read at least ONE of the following according to your interests and the value to your project.
- Becker, Cynthia. Amazigh Arts in Morocco: Women Shaping Berber Identity. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009.
- Ennaji, Moha. “Language Policy, Literacy, and Education” in Multilingualism, Cultural Identity, and Education in Morocco. New York: Springer, 2005. Pages 199-231.
- González, Irene. Spanish Education in Morocco, 1912-1956: Cultural Interactions in a Colonial Context. Eastbourne: Sussex Academic Press, 2015. OR just read Chap. 3.
- Levy, André. Return to Casablanca: Jews, Muslims, and an Israeli Anthropologist. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015. OR just read Chap. 3.
- Rosen, Lawrence. Two Arabs, a Berber, and a Jew: Entangled Lives in Morocco. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015.