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Panel Session C: 1:30-3:00pm (April 2)


C1:
Sweat is Invisible in the Rain (Roundtable)
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/94745569310
Meeting ID: 947 4556 9310
Chair: Bessie House-Soremekun

  • A Roundtable Featuring:
    - Cherno Njie, Songhai Enterprises
    - Mbemba Jabbi, Dell Medical School
    - Abimbola Adelakun, University of Texas at Austin
    - Toyin Falola, University of Texas at Austin

C2: Nationalism and Colonial Africa (1)
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/96152185233
Meeting ID: 961 5218 5233
Chair: Ogechukwu Williams

  • Early Manifestations of Nationalism in Ghana
    - Baffoe Agnes, Mount Crest University College | agnesbaffoe@gmail.com
  • Reassessment of Nationalism and African Unity: The Implications of De-Nationalization
    - Christopher Obiyo, Houston Baptist University | obiyoc@hbu.edu
  • African Resistance, Nationalism and Independence
    - Akolbila Michael Yaw, Jack Astrid Internal English Shanghai City | myaw787@gmail.com
  • The Conflicting Effect of the Swazi Emahiya (Cloth): Decolonization and Internalized Oppression
    - Betty Sibongile Dlamini, Indiana University – Bloomington | bsdlamin@indiana.edu
  • Slavery in Post-Gaddafi Libya
    - Vernon D. Johnson and Joshua Shepherd, Western Washington University

C3: Nationalism and Colonial Africa (2)
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/92299330014
Meeting ID: 922 9933 0014
Chair: Amponsah, Nana Akua

  • Public Policy and Citizenship Question in Nigeria: Implications for Nation-Building
    - Martins A. Arogundade, Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu | afolabymartins@yahoo.com
  • Amalgamation, Nationalism and the Nigerian Project
    - Rufus Taiwo Akinyele, University of Lagos | ruftai@yahoo.com, rakinyele@unilag.edu.ng
  • The Last Shot of a Dying Soldier
    Abdelrahim M Salih, American University, Washington DC | salih@american.edu
  • The Western Invention of an African Nationalism: American Colonization Society and the Creation of Liberia
    - Ruth Vida Amwe, Princeton Theological Seminary | ruth.amwe@ptsem.edu
  • “We Must Adapt to Survive”: Sanctions, Settler Politics, and White Farmers’ Struggles for Economic Survival in Rhodesia, 1966-1979
    - Sibanengi Ncube, University of the Free State | skancube@gmail.com

C4: Colonial Legacies
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/93021555710
Meeting ID: 930 2155 5710
Chair: Moses Ochonu

  • From Liberation Nationalism to Ethnic Nationalism: A Critical Analysis and Implications for Nigeria’s Unity and Development
    - Olu Awofeso, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife | Olufeso2012@yahoo.com
  • The Nigerianization of the Private and Public Sectors (1948-1980)
    - Bamidélé Aly, Independent Researcher | dele_aly@yahoo.fr
  • Colonial Subjectivities and Labor Struggles: Slaves, Slave Masters, and Resource Wars
    - Chukwuemeka Agbo, University of Texas at Austin | chukwuemekacagbo@utexas.edu
    - Obioma Chukwuemeka-Agbo, Independent Scholar | Obiomachukwuemeka16@gmail.com
  • Factors for the Growth of West African Nationalism
    Gyedu Stephen, Tianjin Matrix International | stevengyedu@gmail.com
  • Nigeria under Pressure: Democratization, Agitations for Restructuring and the Resurgence of Ethnic Nationalism
    - Musa Salihu Ibori Abdulhamid Ozohu-Suleiman, University of Abuja | iborimusa@yahoo.com
  • History of Freed Slaves’ Homes in Northern Nigeria: Slavery, Emancipation and Labor during the Colonial Period, c.1902-1926
    - A. Ajibola Abdulrahman, University of Mississippi | aaabdulr@go.olemiss.edu
  • A Decolonial Approach to Heritage Preservation: Designating Spaces of Heritage in Lagos Island, Nigeria
    Oliyide Ohuntoluwase, University of Texas at Austin | olyidetolu@utexas.edu
  • Towards an Africa Post-Colonialism
    - Björn Freter, Independent Scholar | bfreterb@gmail.com

C5: Ethnicity and Nationalism (1)
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/99980395837
Meeting ID: 999 8039 5837
Chair: Temitope Balogun

  • The Niger Delta Amnesty Programme: A Model for Resolving Ethnic Nationalist Conflicts in Africa.
    - Agaigbe, Faeren M, Benue State University, Makurdi | farrieagaigbe@gmail.com
    - Becky Aliegba, Nasarawa State University, Keffi | reansstyle@yahoo.com
  • The Igbo Question in Nigeria: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the Quest for Nationhood, 1800-1985
    - Chioma Abuba, Dalhousie University, Halifax | Chioma.Abuba@dal.ca
  • Remembering Biafra: The death and rebirth of Biafran nationalism in Nigeria
    - Roy Doron, Winston-Salem State University | doronrs@wssu.edu
  • Revisiting the Spirit of Nationalism in Africa during the Post-Colonial Times
    - Theonestina Katundano, Catholic Univ. of Eastern Africa, Nairobi | tkatundano@cuea.edu, and kasabagotheo@gmail.com
  • Building Peace in a Multi-Ethnic Society: Nigerian Perspectives
    - Afolabi Olaleye Toye, Chapman University, Orange, California | toye@chapman.edu
  • The Dynamics of Ethnic Politics and Cultural Nationalism and its Impact on Independent Nigeria
    - Ugwukah C. Alexander, Babcock University, Ilishan Remo | alexugwukah2009@gmail.com, and Ugwukaha@babcock.edu.ng

C6: Ethnicity and Nationalism (2)
https://utexas.zoom.us/j/91659180150
Meeting ID: 916 5918 0150
Chair: David Akombo

  • Home, Hosts, Guests & Strangers: Nationalism, Ethnic Identity & the State in Africa; Some Thoughts
    - Anene Ejikeme, Trinity University | aejikeme@trinity.edu
  • The Danger of Ethnic Politics
    - Ifeoma Nneka Okafor & Chidi Alexander Solomon, Univ. of Nigeria | nneka.okafor@unn.edu.ng
  • Nexus Between Ethnic Nationalism and Nigeria’s Democratic Consolidation (1999 – 2018): A Prognosis
    - Abdulrashid Sani, Kaduna State University | gimisco85@gmail.com
    - Ntim Gyakari Esew, Kaduna State University | ngesew@yahoo.com
    - Kamar Hamza, Kaduna State University | Kamarhamza01@gmail.com
  • Ethnic Conflicts and Nationalism in Nigeria
    - Usman Adekunle Ojedokun, University of Ibadan | uaojedokun@gmail.com
    - Adeyinka A. Aderinto, University of Ibadan | aderinto@yahoo.com
  • Revisited Biafran Futures: An Examination of Biafran Rememories
    - Chinonye Alma Otuonye, CUNY Graduate Center | cotuonye@gradcenter.cuny.edu
  • Constraints to Independence Struggle in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Biafra and Ambazonia
    - Nicole-Claire Yuven, University of Buea, Cameroon
  • Citizenship, Ethnic Nationalism and Resource Extraction in Africa
    - Fenda A. Akiwumi, University of South Florida, USA | fakiwumi@usf.edu