Please join the Swahili students of the Department of African Cultural Studies as they celebrate their end of semester. There will be lots of music, skits, and East African food.
2016 Festival of African Languages and Literature
Join us the evening after classes end for a showcase of African languages, literatures, and cultures. Students learning Arabic, Basaa, Hausa, Somali, Swahili, Yoruba, and Zulu will present skits, videos, songs, music, poetry and more! …
Carly B., UW-Madison alum and Swahili learner, profiled
“Swahili inspired me to study abroad in Kenya for five months which continues to be one of the most amazing and influential experiences I’ve had to date. Not only was living in Kenya life-changing, but …
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.