Morocco: In the Footsteps of the Beat Generation

offered January 2-23, 2019

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Journey to Morocco to explore the influence of Moroccan culture on American culture, specifically on the writers and poets associated with the Beat movement in the U.S.

Visit Rabat, Tangier, Chefchaouen, and Essaouira while reading works written by Moroccan and American writers who lived in the country, and watching movies from American cinema filmed in Morocco.

If you are an ARHU major with beginning Arabic on your transcript, you can count participation in this program toward your Global Engagement requirement; please contact Paula Nadler for more information on this option:

Highlights include:  Guest lectures from professors at a local college in Rabat and survival Arabic language tutorials. All literary course content occurs in English. For more information, visit the webpage below or e-mail Zein El-Amine at

Morocco – In the Footsteps of the Beat Generation: Global Maryland