SIT-Dakar, Sénégal: Arts and Culture Program

an Arts and Culture Program

Subjects: Art and Culture with intensive French and Wolof study through homestays, lectures and field visits.

Prerequisites: Three recent semesters of college level French or equivalent and the ability to follow coursework in French, as assessed by SIT.

Length: Fall or Spring semester

Credit: 4.0 Albion units per semester, depending on course work chosen.

Housing: Host families and rural visits.

Faculty: Souleye Diallo, Academic Director

Cost: Albion College tuition and fees and room and board. This includes group excursions, field trips and insurance.

Faculty Advisor: TBD

Comments: Experience firsthand the enormous contribution to African arts and culture made by Senegal, a nation that has inspired three centuries of poets, novelists, and artists. Led to independence by internationally acclaimed poet and philosopher Leopold Senghor, this West African nation has long emphasized the role of art and culture in society.

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