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Language Learning: Zulu

This library guide is primarily intended for Zulu language learners at Boston University and contains information on library materials, Internet & community resources useful for learning and practicing Zulu language.

Finding Zulu Culture in the Boston Area

Non-Profit Organizations: 

South African Partners
a non-profit organization based in Boston, committed to fostering a partnership between the U.S. 
and South Africa to improve health, education and economic development. South Africa Partners 
regularly hosts special speakers and events in the Boston area to raise funds and awareness 
about various initiatives in South Africa.

Educational Programs: 

BU Center for Global Health & Development:  South Africa Country Program.

Study Abroad Opportunities in South Africa: a Listing
Ladysmith Black Mambazo

performs at the Sanders Theater, Harvard University, on a fairly annual basis (usually Feb/March), see box office for details.
** Coming to Boston, 11 March 2017​

Boston frequently hosts singers from South Africa. Below are some of them. Be sure to check their websites for possible tour schedules and dates: 

Johnny Clegg
Hugh Masekela
Vusi Mahlasela ** Coming to Boston, 19 Feb. 2017
​Soweto Gospel Choir
Drakensberg Boys Choir



Karoo Restaurant

South African restaurant, Eastham, MA.

Karoo Restaurant serves “authentic South African food made from scratch using native spices…”

Sadly, there are no other places in the Boston area to try out Zulu cuisine. However, you can always try to make some yourself! Here are some recipe books from our collection as well as links online! 

More information to come.

Head, African Studies Library

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Beth Restrick
African Studies Library
6th floor, Mugar Memorial Library

Mon-Fri, 9am- 5pm
Subjects: African Studies

Subject at BU