Introduction to Malawi and Chichewa: A Workshop on Chichewa Language and Malawi Culture

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March 29, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
March 29, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
African Studies Center
Beard Hall, Room 116
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
This four-part workshop will focus on introductory Chichewa greetings and linguistics, medical interview vocabulary and cultural sensitivity in health services for students, staff and faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 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 provided soft copies of readings and basic language material. Dinner will be provided. Attendance at a minimum of three sessions is required.
Space is limited. Please register by emailing Mamie Harris. Also contact Harris for additional questions or concerns.
This workshop is sponsored by the UNC African Studies Center and the UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases.
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