WOLOF 1117

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

Wolof is an African language. It is widely spoken in West Africa in countries such as Senegal, The Gambia and Mauritania. Wolof is the most widely spoken language in Senegal.  There are strong historical and contemporary links between the African American experiences and West Africa. Senegal and Wolof are important links in these experiences.   Wolof has some influence on some West European languages. Banana is a Wolof word and it is also an English word! Study Wolof, Know Africa and Know the world!This course is taught via videoconference from Columbia University. Wolof is an African language. It is widely spoken in West Africa in countries such as Senegal, The Gambia and Mauritania. Wolof is the most widely spoken language in Senegal.  There are strong historical and contemporary links between the African American experiences and West Africa. Senegal and Wolof are important links in these experiences.   Wolof has some influence on some West European languages. Banana is a Wolof word and it is also an English word! Study Wolof, Know Africa and Know the world!

When Offered Fall.

Comments This course is taught via videoconferencing from Columbia University.

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8772WOLOF 1117  LEC 001

    • MTWR
    • Feldman, D

  • This class is taught distance learning streaming from Columbia University.