WOLOF 2118

WOLOF 2118

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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.

Breadth Requirement (GB)
Language Requirement Satisfies Option 1.

Comments This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will be taught from Columbia University using videoconferencing technology.

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  •  6857WOLOF 2118  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course is part of the Shared Course Initiative and will be taught from Columbia University using videoconferencing technology.