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African Languages Fair: COVID 19 and African Languages and Cultures

March 24 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Celebrate African Languages at UNC-Chapel Hill.  The African Language Night (ALN) has become one of UNC’s traditions of celebrating Africa’s linguistic and cultural presence on the campus. This year’s event will be held virtually and the activities will include both scholarly and creative sessions.

The theme of the 2020 African Language Night will be: “COVID-19 and African Languages and Cultures.”

Event Objectives
1. To showcase the communication and cultural skills of UNC’s African language students
2. To increase interest and create visibility of UNC’s African Language Program
3. To create a public platform of scholarly exchange about the importance of African languages in academic and non-academic career
4. To expose attendees to first-hand African language arts

This online event will feature performances and artists and highlight the study of African languages at UNC. Student performances and guest artists:  Swahli (Jabali Afrika), Wolof (Y’En a marre) and Yoruba (Ewi and poetry by Adeyemo).  Registration is required.  Register

Details

Date:
March 24
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm