Tolu Akinwole, Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) for Yoruba in 2016-17, took part in the African Studies Program’s recent “Day in Africa,” presenting Yoruba marriage practices to visiting high school students. Tolu will join …
Department of African Languages & Literature welcomes three Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants to UW-Madison for 2015-16
Ruth Ibbi and Oladipo Olagbenro of Nigeria and Ayoti Simms of Kenya have been awarded Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistant (FLTA) Program grants to serve as teaching assistants in Hausa, Yoruba, and Swahili (respectively) and take courses at University of Wisconsin-Madison for academic year 2015-16. While in the United States, Ibbi, Olagbenro, and Simms will share their languages and cultures with U.S. communities to inspire Americans to travel and study overseas, and make U.S. citizens better prepared to engage with businesses, governments, and organizations abroad.