Memories of Morocco

When I arrived at Northwestern University to do my graduate work, I had relatively little knowledge or experience of North Africa. Within a few short years, this changed as I studied the French-language literature of the region with a prominent specialist who happened to be teaching there, gained a close friend who was raised in … Continue reading Memories of Morocco


It’s December now and Chanukah is upon us! Now that I have my own child, I am very excited to start revisiting childhood holiday fun and establishing my own family traditions. Chanukah is another one of those holidays that is very centered around children, and we’ve been doing more this year to celebrate than I … Continue reading Chanukah