POSTCOLONIALISM AND BEYOND: CONFERENCE IN HONOUR OF DELE LAYIWOLA, FNAL, INSTITUTE OF AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF IBADAN

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Type: 
Conference
Date: 
July 3, 2018 to July 4, 2018
Location: 
Nigeria

Presentations shall favour but not be limited to the following sub-themes:

1. Mapping the Postcolonial Landscape

2. Postcolonial Political and Economic Development

3. Orality, Culture and Performance

4. Language, Methodology and Politics of Knowledge Production

5. Race, Memory and Identity

6. Religion, Faith and Spirituality

7. Media and Postcolonial Africanities

8. New Media, New Literacies, and (Re)Definition of Space and Community

9. Game, Sports and Fandom

10. Health, Medicine and New Anxieties

11. Gender and Sexuality

12. Marginalization, Liberation and the Human Condition

13. Adaptation, Improvisation and other Compositional Forms  

14. Theatre and the Dramatic Script

15. Folklore and Contemporary Culture

16. Art and Social Change

17. Ethics, Ethos and the Arts

18. Culture, Economy and Entrepreneurship

19. Myths, Modernity and Social Reality

 

Intending presenters are expected to submit 250-word abstracts on the above sub-themes. Five keywords should be supplied along with the abstract. Abstracts should be sent by electronic mail to delelayiwolaat60@gmail.com. The deadline for abstract submission is March 30, 2018. Papers to be presented at the colloquium are expected to be between 6000 and 7000 words including references, plates and all attachments and appendices. Referencing should be in APA 6 style.

Keynote Address: "I am (not) your Colony: Selective Memory and the Politics of Writing another Africa" by Prof Tunde Babawale

Lead Presentation 1: "African History, Cultural Production and the Allure of Multiple Narratives" by Prof Akin Alao

Lead Presentation 2: "Social Sustenance, Africanity and the Arts in an Age of Breaching Borders" by Prof Gbemisola Adeoti

 

Contact Info: 

 

Ayo Adeduntan, Colloquium Publicity Secretary, University of Ibadan, NIGERIA.