EXPERIENCE AFRICA: Dispel the Mystery Tour

ALL are welcome to experience Africa for three weeks (with 0 to 3 credits) through IS 370: African Community, Culture, and Music: A faculty led study abroad course focusing on localized to (inter)national communities and cultures in Africa.

WHEN: SUMMER 2014 (Tuesday, May 20 to Tuesday, June 10)

THIS IS A 3 IN 1 OPPORTUNITY TO EXPERIENCE AFRICA

1) INTRACONTINENTAL EXPERIENCE : West Meets East  Africa: Ghana and Uganda

2) REGIONAL TOUR: Tour Portion of East Africa Bloc: Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda

3)  LOCAL VILLAGE LIFE:  Ghana:  Nungua and Kpeve Villages

In brief: This is a three week travel and experiential learning opportunity through (but not limited to): Savannah and Serengeti safaris, academic tours, socio-historic sites, cultural and village performances, ceremonies, festivities, drum and dance lessons, living w/ extended family, and countless cultural exchanges.

Overall Travel Schedule:   

Depart USA for Uganda Tuesday, May 20 :  Tour Uganda, Tanzania, and Rwanda 

Depart Uganda for Ghana, Thursday, May 29: Residency at Ghana’s Kusun Cultural Centre

Depart Ghana for USA, Tuesday, June 10  

 Instructor:
Dr. Barry T. Bilderback (Assistant Professor of Music History and Ethnomusicology): University of Idaho/Lionel Hampton School of Music

 Contact:

E-mail: bbilder@uidaho.edu

Phone: 1.208.885.1005

Feel free to contact me with any questions.