Day in Africa 2014

An annual event for Wisconsin high school students

DAY IN AFRICA welcomes high school juniors and seniors from across Wisconsin to explore the languages and cultures of Africa in a variety of sessions led by UW-Madison faculty, students, and staff.

Friday, April 11, 2014
8:15 am – 1:00pm
Union South
1308 West Dayton Street
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Schedule and Sessions

DAY IN AFRICA features a variety of sessions where students explore everything from East African clothing, to the music that conquered apartheid in South Africa, to the literary works of renowned African authors. Get the schedule and check out the  list of sessions, times, and locations.


To register your school, fill out this online form. Deadline to register is Monday, February 3, 2014.

Participation in DAY IN AFRICA is on a first-come, first-served basis. As soon as the maximum number of students and teachers are confirmed, registrations will close.


Participation in DAY IN AFRICA is free to registered school groups. A limited amount of financial support may be available to schools outside Madison to help defray transportation costs. Contact outreach coordinator Anne Waliaula for details.


DAY IN AFRICA is hosted by the African Studies Program of the University of Wisconsin-Madison.