Dept of Africana Studies
3428 French Hall
Every summer in the month of July, UC's Swahili language program organizes a study tour of two (2) to four (4) weeks at the University of Dar-es-Salaam in Tanzania. The program, initially, provides students who have been involved in the studying of the Swahili language in the Department of Africana studies at UC the unique opportunity to further their learning of the language and culture at the university of Dar-es-salaam. It also offers them a life-changing opportunities of cultural "immersion" with Africans and social living the realities of life in a developing country. Students visit during the stay cultural and historical sites in Tanzania, including Zanzibar's slave market and stone city, the slave museum in Bagamoyo and the United African American Community center in Arusha, founded by Pete and Charlotte O'Neil from Kansa City, MO. The program is not geared for Swahili study students only, any student, faculty or staff member can apply to go to Tanzania with the group through the 'tug-along' option. For more information, please email Dr. John Kalubi at firstname.lastname@example.org or for further information, please click HERE.