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Francophone Seminar in Senegal

Senegal -

Tags: French Global Studies

This biennial program in Dakar, Senegal, introduces students to Western African culture. Organized by the Lawrence French department in conjunction with the Baobab Center, participants, accompanied by a Lawrence professor, study the French and Wolof languages, Senegalese history and culture, and Francophone African literature and may arrange individual music lessons. The academic program is supplemented by local excursions, a stay in a rural village, and field trips to other parts of the country and region.

Two years of college level French study is required or the equivalent (completion of French 202). The course Destination Dakar is required in the term preceding the seminar term.

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Important Details

Duration and Application Information:
Offering Duration: Term
Offering Note: This program is only offered in Spring term of alternating years.
Application deadline in April of odd years

Direct admission is not available for this program.

Language(s) of Coursework:
Primary: French
Secondary: Wolof

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