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Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture
April 15, 2019 at 5:30 pm - 7:45 pm
This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary, and cultural sensitivity in health services for University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students, staff and faculty planning research, service or internships in Malawi. Workshop sessions cover elementary language construction, health and cultural training, as well as brief presentations on the history, geography, politics and economy of Malawi. Participants will be given soft copies of readings and basic language material. Light dinner will be provided. Attendance at all sessions is strongly recommended. Dates of the workshops are Monday, April 15, Tuesday, April 16, Tuesday, April 23, and Thursday, April 25 from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. These workshops are free. Please contact Mamie Harris for more information.