Swahili News and Announcements

African Language Day Fall 2013

Kristina Riedel
10/22/2013  8:00 am

Tomorrow (23rd October 2013) the African languages program - including Swahili, Wolof and Zulu, will host an African language day. All are welcome! Drop by (at the Asian American Cultural Center (1210 West Nevada Street, Urbana, IL 61801 - kitchen, lounge and activities room) between 9am and 3pm to join UIUC African language students in a range of activities including music, food, stories and African outfits and learn more about our activities. 9-10am Wolof: cooking & Wolof 403 students will perform a song 10-11.30am East African breakfast: Making chai and maandazi 11-12am African: Travel stories - advanced Swahili students will talk their personal experiences in various regions of Africa and show pictures and answer questions 1-2pm modeling/dancing 2-3pm Taste of African languages - we will have (photo) books, snacks, posters, knowledge cards, music, kangas... : ask any cultural, societal, geographic, historical, language-related question you have.