Life of the Mind - 2006 Selection
Hope and Other Dangerous Pursuits by Laila Lalami
The Author and her Book
Emerging Writer's Forum Transcript of an interview with the author.
Pinky's Paperhaus Podcasts A 2-part interview with the author via a web podcast, about 30 minutes long.
NPR's Book Reviews Reviewer Alan Cheuse comments on Lalami's book, about 3 minutes.
The World Factbook: Morocco Quick facts including geography, people, government, education and more from the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency.
Morocco From the World Bank, information about Morocco, its current economic and social status, and its outlook for development.
Portals to the World: Morocco Hundreds of web links to information about Morocco listed in more than 20 categories compiled by the U.S Library of Congress.
The Kingdom of Morocco From the Arab Institute for Studies and Communication, web links and information in English, French and Arabic about Morocco.
An Islamic Journey Inside Europe From NPR, a five-part series describing the life of Muslims in Europe today, the tensions and the challenges.
Council of Europe: Migration Links to migration policy and studies from Europe's central political organization.
European Migration Centre: Spain Migration statistics for Spain in the past 10 years.
Migrant Remittances A study of the effect of money sent back to Morocco from overseas emigrants.
ISLAM and the ROLE of WOMEN in ISLAM
Introduction to Islam From the Middle East Institute, a primer on Islam.
Arab Culture and Civilization A collection of websites, video, and audio links to information about many aspects of the Arab World including Islam, family and society, ethnicity, popular culture, etc.
Women in the Arab World The status of women in regard to Islamic belief, dress codes, marriage, children, spousal abuse, etc.