Women and Children in Oral Literature

Olusegun Adekoya's picture
November 13, 2019 to November 16, 2019
Subject Fields: 
Literature, Oral History, Popular Culture Studies, Women's & Gender History / Studies, Indigenous Studies

Nigerian Oral Literature Association announces its 6th Conference which will take place at Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, November 13 - 16, 2019, on the theme "Women and Children in Oral Literature." Speakers include: Helen Yitah (English, University of Ghana) and Asabe Kabir-Usman (Modern European Languages & Linguistics, Usman Danfodio University, Sokoto, Nigeria).

Contributions are invited in the following areas: Theories and Discourse on Women and/or Children; Research and Documentations on Women and/or Children; Gender, Class, Politics and Power; Orality, Women, Children and the New Media; Language and Juvenile Education; Women, Children and Performance Arts; Folktale, Fantasy and Science Fiction; Cartoons, Animation, Visual Arts and Digital Narratives; Women, Children, Religion, Myths and Legends; Women, Children, Jocular Arts and Popular Culture; Rites of Passage, Rituals, Women and Children; Women, Children, Folklore, the Internet and Cyberculture; Women, Children and the Economy; Women, Children, Entertainment and Tourism; Women, Family and Sexuality; Women, Children and Public Health; Women, Children, Festivals, and Poetry.

Proposed papers and panels should have clearly defined thesis, show familiarity with research trends, and address the Conference theme. Abstracts of no more than 250 words, bearing the author's name, institutional affiliation, e-mail address, and a brief bio note should be sent not later than September 30, 2019 to: nolaifeconf2019@gmail.com. Participants are responsible for their own travel, lodging and meal expenses.

Olusegun Adekoya, Department of English, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. 

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