Discover all the history, traditions, and the people of the amazing Senegalese city of Saint-Louis!

Discover all the history, traditions, and the people of the amazing Senegalese city of Saint-Louis! Once the glorious former capital of the French African colonies, its slow decline was hastened by the establishment of the new capital Dakar in the 1950s. Students in this class will learn about many topics of this incredible city: the illustrious history of the Senegalese noblewomen called the Signares, the extraordinary seafood cuisine, and the world-renowned Jazz Festival, to name a few. Take this course to learn so much about “Saint-Louis la belle!”

Date: Mondays | May 11th to June 15th
Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Level: B1 | Intermediate
Location: Midtown

The reduced/early bird price ends March 9th.
Limited number of students: register quickly!

Meet the teacher

Meet the teacher

Diao Anne Sarr is originally from a small community in northern Senegal, Dagana, 125 kilometers from Saint-Louis, the country’s first capital before independence. She is the mother of 5 children and grandmother of 9 grandchildren. From a family of teachers, she chose to study and to teach languages. She has been teaching for over 3 decades in Senegal, one year in 1978-79 at Lucton Girls’ School as an assistant French teacher in London, and in 2000 in the United States, in Colorado, as a Fulbright French teacher. She has a passion for cooking and loves to watch tv and spend time with her grandchildren. For her, the most important in life is family.