Summer 2014

June 11, 2014

On May 22 and 23 we spent time experiencing the arts in Senegal, specifically music and dance. On Thursday we visited the Centre Culturele Blaise Senghor in…

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May 25, 2014

Touba

Our third week started out with a lecture on religion in Senegal. Then on Wednesday we traveled to the holy city of Touba where we toured the…

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May 25, 2014

Gorée Island

On the 15th and 16th of May, we traveled to Dakar to visit Gorée Island and learn more about the impact of slavery both domestically, in Senegal,…

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May 25, 2014

Part of SST is developing close relationships with the cohort of people who are encountering the unfamiliar with you. During Study we gather three times for an…

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May 25, 2014

Much of SST is about being present in a different context of everyday life. Grace is being present in the Neto household. Dominique is being present in…

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May 12, 2014

St. Louis

On Thursday and Friday we went to Saint. Louis.  Saint-Louis is located at the mouth of the Senegal River a few short kilometers from Mauritania. It is…

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May 5, 2014

Orienting

Students participated in a two day orientation over the weekend before meeting their families on Saturday evening. Orientation on Friday included some basic introductions to the Senegalese…

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May 2, 2014

Goshen SSTers arrived in Dakar around 8:00 p.m., made it out of the airport around 10:30, and were arranging mosquito nets in Thiès around midnight. They had…

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