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Semester In North Africa – A Fond Farewell

By Katherine Lochery
December 30, 2009 – I stare with wonder at the henna that covers my hands. So intricate and elegant, this work of art was presented as a farewell gift from my host family. For over an hour,…

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Semester in North Africa – Festival of Sacrifice

By Katherine Lochery
December 7, 2009 – The days from Thanksgiving to the end of that weekend I probably consumed the most food I have ever eaten in my life. I don’t say this in that cute way that…

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Semester in North Africa – Moroccan Mamas

November 17, 2009 – She sits next to me on the couch, surveying the others that surround the small table. The mother of five, she is the queen at mealtimes – distributing the bread and allocating the meat to her…

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Semester in North Africa – Change is Good

September 30, 2009 – During the past two weeks, the pace of life in Morocco has undergone a complete transformation. Whereas the days here once meant hunger, bad-tempered drivers, and quieter streets, daylight is now synonymous with the buzz of…

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Semester in North Africa – Ramadan and the Family in Morocco

Editor’s note: A junior at Boston University, Katherine Lochery is spending her fall semester in Morocco, studying Arabic; Women, Islam, and Politics; and Post-Colonial Aesthetics and Politics. Born in Britain, raised in the U.S. and in possession of a passport…

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