Africa in the City 4-Part Series (Continuing Education & Lifelong Learning Summer)

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Cultural Awareness

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This event is part of a combined series. If you register for this event, you will be automatically registered for all of the following events in the series.
Registration for this event will close on July 27, 2024 @ 11:00am.
There are 36 seats remaining.

Program Description

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This 4-part series, Africa in the City, is designed to teach members in the Memphis community about the history and culture of various communities in Africa. Food tastings, mini language lessons, and hands-on activities are features of the program.

Instructor Tanisha Dudley-Williams is a teacher with Memphis Shelby County Schools. She has been in the education field for 25-years. In addition to having bachelor and masters degrees she received her Teaching Africa Teacher Certificate through Boston University African Studies Center in 2022. In 2019 she spent time in Senegal as Fulbright Teachers for Global Classroom Fellow. She was also a participant in the 2022 Fulbright-Hays group project abroad which provided her an opportunity to spend time in Ghana.  

Where: Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library, 3030 Poplar, 38111 (Room L56) 

Dates:  July 6, 13, 20, 27

Times: Saturdays, 11am–12pm 


Special Notes

Memphis Library Foundation

This event made possible by the Memphis Library Foundation.


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