Courses

Africa is at the center of the coursework in the department in regards to epistemology, foundational texts, and student research, with considerable room for diasporic texts, theory, and research projects.

If you’re interested in one of our courses and would like to know more about it, including access to past syllabi, please send an email to advising@african.wisc.edu.

Spring 2024

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

Swahili

  • African 332: Second Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA
  • African 334: Fourth Semester Swahili – Katrina Daly Thompson
  • African 436: Advanced Swahili – Instructor TBA

Hausa

  • African 362: Second Semester Hausa – Instructor TBA

Yoruba

  • African 372: Second Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA
  • African 374: Fourth Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA

Somali

  • African 392: Second Semester Somali – Instructor TBA

Fall 2023

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

  • African 321: First Semester Arabic – Instructor TBA
  • African 323: Third Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 329: Fifth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa

Swahili

  • African 331: First Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA
  • African 333: Third Semester Swahili – Katrina Daly Thompson
  • African 435: Fifth Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA

Hausa

  • African 361: First Semester Hausa – Instructor TBA

Somali

  • African 391: First Semester Somali – Instructor TBA

Yoruba

  • African 371: First Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA
  • African 373: Third Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA

Graduate Language Courses

Summer 2023

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Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2023

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

  • African 322: Second Semester Arabic – Instructor TBA
  • African 324: Fourth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 330: Sixth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa

Swahili

  • African 332: Second Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA
  • African 334: Fourth Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA
  • African 436: Sixth Semester Swahili – Instructor TBA

Yoruba

  • African 372: Second Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA
  • African 374: Fourth Semester Yoruba – Instructor TBA

Graduate Language Courses

Fall 2022

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

  • African 321: First Semester Arabic
  • African 323: Third Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 329: Fifth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 445: Politics in Arabic Literature and Film (requires 6th semester Arabic) – Samuel England

Hausa

  • African 361: First Semester Hausa

Swahili

  • African 331: First Semester Swahili
  • African 333: Third Semester Swahili
  • African 435: Advanced Studies in Swahili Language—Grammar

Yoruba

  • African 371: First Semester Yoruba
  • African 373: Third Semester Yoruba

Zulu

  • African 335: First Semester Zulu

Graduate Language Courses

Summer 2022

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Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2022

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

  • African 322: Second Semester Arabic
  • African 324: Fourth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 330: Sixth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa

Swahili

  • African 332: Second Semester Swahili – Mwita Muniko
  • African 334: Fourth Semester Swahili – Rachel Maina
  • African 436: Sixth Semester Swahili – Kipsang Shadrack

Yoruba

  • African 372: Second Semester Yoruba – Michael Oshindoro

Fall 2021

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

Hausa

Swahili

Yoruba

Graduate Language Courses

Summer 2021

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Undergraduate Courses

Spring 2021

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

  • African 322: Second Semester Arabic
  • African 324: Fourth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa
  • African 330: Sixth Semester Arabic – Mustafa Mustafa

Swahili

  • African 332: Second Semester Swahili
  • African 334: Fourth Semester Swahili
  • African 436: Sixth Semester Swahili

Wolof

  • African 392: Second Semester Wolof

Yoruba

  • African 372: Second Semester Yoruba

Fall 2020

A student studies on a colorful tree-lined Bascom Hill in fall

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Undergraduate Courses

Graduate Courses

Language Courses

Arabic

Hausa

Swahili

Wolof

Yoruba

Graduate Language Courses