Today, Tangier Medina women beneficiaries of the Arabic and Economic literacy program of TALIM paid a visit to Mahal Art Space‘s current exhibit: “Tangier: Facets of a Mediterranean Intersection.” This unusual exhibit offers visitors tools and materials to reorganize the photographs according to their taste and conception, “that leads them” says Nouha Ben Yebdri, director of Mahal Art Space, “to unconsciously reach a … Read more Women’s History Month: TALIM’s Literacy Participants Visit a Unique Art Exhibit الشهر العالمي للمرأة: نساء برنامج محو الأمية بالمفوضية الأمريكية يزرن معرضا فنيا فريدا
In this talk, Moyagaye Bedward of Rutgers University examines Moroccan nationalism from a subaltern perspective. In contrast to previous historiography, nationalism in northern, urban sites such as Casablanca was also supported by southern Moroccans influenced by their pre-colonial experiences. Moyagaye discusses ordinary Moroccans, and in particular the Haratin, within the decolonization process, and demonstrate the … Read more Centering the Peripheries: Haratin and Southern Moroccans as Nationalists in Casablanca
Sundays are usually well-earned rest days at the Legation, especially after perhaps 3 of our busiest days in recent memory. On Thursday and Friday, January 23-24, we hosted our first — but we hope not our last — symposium on “Movement and Migration between Morocco and West Africa,” which addressed a broad range of themes … Read more January 23-25: Three Busy (and Rainy) Days at the Legation!
On September 30st, TALIM hosted both Noussayba LAHLOU and Moniem EL BOUDIABI. بقلم مؤنث و جد مؤثر، نسيبة لحلو من الشخصيات الاكثر إشعاعا في شعر الشارع النسائي بالمغرب. بإلقائها كتاباتها باللغة الفرنسية، إستطاعت أن تصل إلى جمهور واسع و متنوع، مغاربة و اجانب، من مختلف طبقات المجتمع. بلغة بسيطة لا تبتعد قط من الثقافة المغربية، … Read more Poetry Slam Evening: w/ Noussayba Lahlou & Moniem El Boudiabi
We are delighted to introduce our “Live at the Legation” podcast series. On Friday, June 9 at 22h, we revived a tradition of Ramadan concerts here at the Legation by hosting the young Tangerine singer-songwriter Redouane Hasnaoui, where he sang about Tangier, the environment, motherhood, and Sufi and romantic poetry. And of course, we recorded it … Read more Live at the Legation: 2017 Ramadan Nights Concert with Redouan Hasnaoui
During the holy fasting month of Ramadan, daily life in Tangier goes on as usual, and work and learning continue. Early in the month, Moroccan high school students sat for their national baccalaureate examinations. Our 16 Legation STEEM (science, technology, engineering, English and mathematics) scholars also began intensive, 6-days a week Ramadan English classes at the … Read more Film Making Workshop at Dar Al Ma3rifa, Zouitina Neighborhood