Senegal Program now open for registration:
Program dates: 1 summer Block, June 8 to July 2, 2019
Tuition: $4,600 (or Wild Card)
Program Fee: $3,975 + airfare
Dear Students/Chers (es) étudiants (es):
This is to inform you that the Senegal Program for summer of 2019 is open for registration on Summit.
You may apply for financial aid towards the program December 3. Please remember that money is dispensed on a first come -first serve basis (questions on this, please contact the office Global Studies).
Important dates to remember:
November 27: Summer Study Abroad Fair in Worner, noon to 2:00pm
December 3: financial aid application for off-campus courses opens at 7:00am
December 10: aid awards announced to students
December 10: Banner enrollment for summer opens (online)
Interested students can take one of the two following two courses offered in the program: FR201 (language) or GS236/FR317
The following is a summary of some of the learning opportunities in the program.
Quick Program/course descriptions and Credits
Students can register into either:
FRENCH 201 (Intermediate French I, 1 block)
– Taught by Professor Nene Diop.
Study French language immersed in local Francophone culture. Participate in the Study of French/Francophone African cultures and acquire inter-cultural skills in a non-western setting.
GS 236/FR317/CO200: (Taught in English with possibility of French or Comparative Literature credits):
Study West African Cultures through lecture-discussions in short formal sessions and live on field trips.
.Students in both sections will be immersed within welcoming families and local hybridized and indigenous people’s cultures.
.Experience personal growth through close interactions with Senegalese families (homestay), expert lectures-discussions by professors, researchers, novelists/writers from The University Cheikh A. Diop and the West African Research Center (Dakar).
.Experience artistic hands-on learning by taking Batik, Sand painting and Senegalese Dance through workshops by local artists.
.Experience the emotional tragic journeys of the Atlantic Slave Trade and of Western Colonialism through visits to Goree Island (Slave Island off of the coast of Dakar),
.Saint-Louis of Senegal (northern city, ex-capital of French Colonialism in West Africa);
. Spend 3 days in Toubab Dialaw (a small rustic ocean-side resort) built by Famous Haitian expat Sculptor/novelist and Playwright Gerard Chenet, na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.sobobade.com&data=02%7C01%7CStudentDigest%40coloradocollege.edu%7C0dd79c55325344a4bbac08d65477eaea%7Ccfc7b13c12964387b3085de08fd13c99%7C1…
. Read and discuss local literature, history and learn about the multiple relevance and resonances of cultural connectedness between Africa and America, between Africa and the rest of the world.
. Seize this unique opportunity to apply yourselves in a Non-Western Culture.
+ CC credits:
FR201, I unit counts towards The French/Francophone major, African Studies minor, language requirement.
GS 236/FR317/CO200: (taught in English)1 Unit H & Global Cultures, also counts towards the French minor, FR major, African Studies minor, etc.
Please, let us know of any questions.
Ibrahima & Nene
…Images of Dakar , Senegal
* : Images of Goree Island:
Questions? Please contact:
Prof. Ibrahima Wade @ Iwade@coloradocollege.edu
Phone ext.; 6629
Or Prof. Nene Diop @ Ndiop@coloradocollege.edu
Phone ext. : 6902
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