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Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal
Senegal Sojourn: Selections from One Teacher's Journal is a personal account of experiences while working with foreign language teachers and writers of fiction in Africa during an academic year. Affording glimpses into that stay, whether in classrooms, on the streets of the capital, Dakar, at concerts, with writers and intellectuals, or while sightseeing in Senegal and ...more
Hardcover, 231 pages
Published February 16th 2010 by Lexington Books
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I chose this book because I am taking a trip to Senegal soon through study abroad, and know very little about the country. I was attracted to this one because it was written by a teacher, and my focus is in education. I have to say, I was sorely disappointed by this book. While it does provide some insight into the culture, it is very obvious that the author lived in a much higher standard of living than the rest of the country and spent most of her time with other ex-pats in fancy restaurants. ...more