Category Archives: Fulbright

Funding Opportunities

Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (FLTA) MACECE is pleased to announce the competition for the FY 2016 Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistantship Program (FLTA). MACECE is targeting both … Continue reading

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Global Voices, Chicago and Tangier

High school kids in Tangier and Chicago present plays to each other using Google + and each others’ languages.
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Morocco & American Studies

At the place where Moroccan-American relations began, the Tangier American Legation, scholars from Morocco, the US, and Europe ponder creating an association on American Studies in Morocco.
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Claude McKay’s Love Songs to Morocco

Why are African American poet Claude McKay’s years in Morocco often overlooked? Jacqueline Bishop revisits this giant of the Harlem Renaissance, who lived in Tangier from 1928 to 1934.
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Detroit to Asilah, Bankruptcy to Vibrancy

Try to picture a household “appliance” – oven, bathtub, TV – and then extrapolate to the community level (bakery, hammam, teleboutique); this is what Andrea Urbiel Goldner experienced in Asilah during her Fulbright year in Morocco.
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Perdicaris: American Playboy?

An American millionaire is kidnapped in Tangier, Morocco in 1904, and the incident sparks not only an episode of Teddy Roosevelt’s gunboat diplomacy, but also – a first in the 20th century – an outpouring of worldwide sympathy expressed in letters now at the American Legation museum.
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Where Are the Maghrebi Artists?

Women artists from the Maghreb, part of the diaspora crisscrossing the Mediterranean, mix media and identity to create a “neo-Orientalist” school which challenges stereotypes and nationalisms of all sorts.
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Logistics’ Human Side: “Deep Hanging Out”

PhD candidate Janell Rothenberg has worked for years on the socio-cultural dimensions of the transportation and logistics industry in northern Morocco.
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Universal, Timeless, Tragic: Romeo & Co. in Tangier

The following guest post is by Eric Branholm, of the West Side Story team in Tangier.  Eric is a recent alumnus of Loyola University Chicago where he earned bachelor’s degrees in International Studies and Communication Studies. Since graduating from Loyola, … Continue reading

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Performance Pointers From a Pro

Tangier theater professionals and performance artists get valuable advice from Zeyba Rahman.
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