July 27, 2009

Learning Swahili and other African Languages in America

From: Peter Alegi
Subject: WEB: Africa Past and Present Podcast - episode 29 now available

Episode 29 of Africa Past and Present -- the podcast about African
history, culture, and politics -- is now AVAILABLE
In this episode, Dr. Ibro Chekaraou, Dr. Waithera
Karim-Sesay, and Mamarame Seck on challenges and possibilities for African
language study in America. The focus is on pedagogy and the language
politics in Africa with specific reference to Hausa, Swahili, and Wolof.

****** Africa Past and Present is hosted by Michigan State University
historians Peter Alegi and Peter Limb. It is produced by Matrix -- the
Center for Humane Arts, Letters, and Social Sciences Online

Peter Alegi
Michigan State University


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