All Year of Morocco events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted. Dates and times are subject to change. 

Fall 2018 

  • tangine

    Taste of Morocco Food Bazaar

    Experience traditional Moroccan cuisine and learn about how their foods can be incorporated into a healthy diet.

    Date: Sept. 6, 2018 
    12:30 p.m.
    Location: Campus Green, Kennesaw Campus

    • Mohammed Errihani

      Language Policy and Education in Morocco

      Featuring: Mohammed Errihani

      Errihani is a native of Fez, Morocco and an associate professor of education at Purdue University Northwest. He has presented and published on language policy, teaching and learning in Morocco. 

      Date: Sept. 12, 2018
      Time: 11 a.m.
      Location: Sturgis Library Room 101

      • Dr. Catherine Lewis

        Partnering With a Moroccan University: The Case of the Ben M'Sik Community Museum

        Featuring: Dr. Catherine Lewis, Assistant Vice President for Museums, Archives and Rare Books, KSU

        Date: Sept. 20, 2018
        Time: 12:30 p.m.
        Location: Sturgis Library 101

        • Said Hannouchi

          Multilingualism and Educational Policy in Morocco. Pedagogies of Teaching Arabic

          Featuring: Dr. Said Hannouchi

          Dr. Hannouchi holds a PhD in Arabic and Second Language Acquisition from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently a Preceptor in Arabic at Harvard University. Dr. Hannouchi has over ten years of experience teaching Arabic as a second and foreign language at leading universities around the US.

          Date: Oct. 10, 2018
          Time: 2 p.m.
          Location: Sturgis Library Room 101

          • Dr. Stephen Zunes

            Western Sahara

            Featuring:Dr. Stephen Zunes, professor of politics and international studies, University of San Fransisco

            Date: Oct. 16, 2018
            Time: 12:30 p.m.
            Location: Burruss Bldg, Room 293

            • Film Poster

              Film Screening/Discussion

              Film: They Were Promised the Sea (trailor)

              They Were Promised the Sea is a documentary film that investigates the exodus that emptied Morocco of its Jewish Population. 

              Featuring a discussion with filmmaker Kathy Wazana

              Date: Oct. 23
              7 p.m.
              Prillaman Building HS 1000

              • Mona Hussein

                The Traditional Arts of Morocco

                Featuring: Dr. Mona Hussein, Visiting professor of art education and Dr. Sandra Bird, Professor of Art Education, KSU

                Date: Oct. 24, 2018
                Time: 12:30 p.m.
                Location: Sturgis Library Room 101

                • Jesse Benjamin

                  Al Andalus, the Reconquista and the Origins of Epistemic Blackness

                  Featuring:Dr. Jesse Benjamin, Associate Professor of sociology and international conflict management, KSU

                  Date: Nov. 6, 2018
                  Time: 11 a.m.
                  Location: Social Sciences Building Room 2028

                  • Culture

                    Moroccan Cultural Festival Featured at the French Mocktail Party

                    Date: Nov. 8, 2018
                    5 p.m.
                    University Rooms A, B, C, and D

                    • Chouki El Hamel

                      The Legacy of Slavery, Race and Racism in Morocco

                      Featuring: Dr. Chouki El Hamel 

                      Dr. Hamel is a professor in the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies at Arizona State University. His most recent book has received Honorable Mention for the L. Carl Brown American Institute for Maghrib Studies Book Prize.

                      Date: Nov. 14, 2018
                      Time: 11 a.m. 
                      Location: Sturgis Library Room 101

                      • Allen Fromherz

                        Ibn Khaldun: On the Rise and Fall of Morocco's Great Empires

                        Featuring: Allen Fromherz, Professor of History, Georgia State University and President of the American Institute for Maghreb Studies

                        Date: Nov. 26
                        Time: 2 p.m.
                        Location: Social Sciences Building Room 3019