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

Nationalism in African Art, Films and Literature (2)

Meeting ID: 994 4274 7434
Chair: Uchechukwu Umezurike

  • “The Lucrative Art of Prostitution”: The Politics of Satire in White South Africa, 1908-1931
    - Robin K. Crigler, Michigan State University |
  • The Singular Stranger and the Community in Francophone Migration Novel
    - Moussa Seck, Northwestern University |
  • Popular Music and Nationalism: The Nigerian Perspective
    - Albert Oikelome, University of Lagos |
  • Nationalism, Art and Society: Reading Selected Nigerian female Fiction
    - Ijeoma C. Nwajiaku, Federal Polytechnic, Oko |
  • Language Use, Race, and Identity Production in the Postcolony: The Case of the African Writer
    - Gorgui I. Tall (Ibou), Northwestern University |
  • The use of Love Songs and Protest Songs in the Struggle for Independence in South Africa
    - David O. Akombo, Jackson State University, Jackson, Mississippi |
  • A Journey through the Culture of Africa: A Study of the Use of Proverbs in Chinua Achebe’s Novels
    - T. Hepzibah Mary, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University |

E2: Nationalism, Politics, and Governance

Meeting ID: 916 0594 7613
Chair: Oladele Balogun

  • Ethnic Nationalism and the Politics of Federalism in Nigeria
    - Becky Ade Aliegba, Nasarawa State University, Keffi |
  • “This is New Kenya. No Free Things”: Lozalized Alienation in Ngugi wa Thiong’o’ Petals of Blood
    - Yaw Asante, Mount Royal University, Calgary, Alberta |
  • Understanding the Durability of the Paul Biya Regime in Cameroon: A Micro-Level Approach Using Afrobarometer’s Round 7 National Survey
    - Adrien Ratsimbaharison, Benedict College, Columbia, SC |
    - Benn L. Bongang, Savannah State University, Savannah, GA
  • Nationalism and the Challenges of Self Determination in Nigeria: A Retrospect
    - Raufu. O. Oshodi, Lagos State University (LASU) |
  • A Re-visit of Obafemi Awolowo’s Moral and Disciplined Lifestyle in Governance: Lessons for Modern Politicians in Nigeria
    - Rotimi Williams Omotoye, University of Ilorin, Ilorin |
  • Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC): An Instrument of Electoral Confusion and Democratic Consolidation in Nigeria
    - Patrick Osa. Oviasuyi, Ambrose Alli University |, and
  • African States and the Effect of Unequal Parties in Relations with Major Powers on Nation Building
    - Steve A Iyayi, Wellspring University, Benin City |
  • Symbolism of Indigenous Conflicts Resolutions Mechanisms (ICRMs) among Ondo People of Southwest Nigeria
    - Bridget Itunu Awosika, Tai Solarin University of Education |, and

E3: Religion and Nationalism (1)

Meeting ID: 985 1796 5139
Chair: Josephine Olatomi Soboyejo

  • Christian-Muslim Interaction: A Catalyst for Socio-Political Development in Nigeria
    - Akano, Gbemiga Ayodeji, Olabisi Onabanjo University
    - Akano, Ezekiel Kehinde | 
    - Emmanuel Alayande, College of Education, Oyo
  • Religious Fundamentalism and the Role of Economic Community of West African States 1990-2019
    - Enamhe Dorn Cklaimz, University of Calabar |
  • The Role of Yorùbá Ancestor in the Judicial and Therapeutic System in the Pre-Colonial Society
    - Akinyemi Yetunde Blessing, University of Ibadan Oyo State Nigeria|
    - Odegbile Ebunoluwa Oladimeji, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife |
  • Christianity and Nationalism in Africa
    - Sarpong Solomon, Shanghai Baiqian |
  • National Security and Religious Tolerance in Nigeria: Islamic Perspectives
    - Musa-Jeje Ibrahim Aladire, Federal University of Kashere |

E4: Religion and Nationalism (2)

Meeting ID: 930 8178 0890
Chair: Ogechukwu Williams

  • “We are Canadian, Africa is our Heritage: Religious Songs and Spirituality in African Initiated Churches in Edmonton”
    - Oghenevwarho Gabriel Ojakovo, University of Alberta
  • Communication and National Values: A Research Consideration for a Healthy Society
    - E. Oluwakemi Augustus, Federal College of Agriculture, Ibadan |
    - Augustus, Oladapo, Oyo State Hospital Management Board, Ibadan |
  • Religious Expression of Nationalism in Africa
    - Sandra Hawa Yakubu, Akwatia G.C D Quarters D/A Basic School |
  • Religious Leaders as Heroes of Resistance to Colonial Conquest and Domination of Akwanga Division, 1900-1917
    - Amin Zaigi Ngharen, Federal University of Lafia, Nasarawa State |, and
    - Patience Mamie Kolade, Plateau State University, Bokkos |, and
  • Impact of Religion and Ethnicity on Women’s Participation in Nation Building in Nigeria: The Way Forward
    - Ogunleye, Tolu, Tai Solarin University of Education |

E5: Nationalism and the Economy (1)

Meeting ID: 918 3219 7837
Chair: Soj Ojo

  • African and European Nationalism: Putsch and Counter Putsch
    - Okeke Kamtoo Christopher, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) |
  • The Implications of the Resurgence of Economic Nationalism on the Development of Emerging Economies of Africa
    - Alfred Ok. Eze, Federal College of Education |
  • Peasant Farming: The Backbone of Nigeria’s Agriculture
    - Lemuel E. Odeh and Barnabas M. Atime, University of Ilorin, Ilorin-Nigeria
  • Regional Derailment: The Saga of the East African Railways
    - Patrick Y. Whang, University of Cape Town |
  • The Application of Principles of Distributive Justice in the National Building of African States as a Panacea to Political, Religious, Socio-Economic and Integrity Challenges in the African Society: Nigeria as a Case Study
    - Ezeakunne, John, Crowther Graduate Theological Seminary |

E6: Nationalism and the Economy (2)
Meeting ID: 945 8180 2628
Chair: Ebunoluwa Oduwole

  • Who Is Aiding Whom? China’s Presence in Nigeria, Ghana, and Mali- Impacts of Foreign Aid on Foreign Direct Investment (FDI)
    - Dede Akpedje Adote, North Carolina A&T State University
  • Building African Futures: Afropreneurialism and Innovation in Lagos
    - Kanyinsola Obayan, Cornell University |
  • Ayikoo Africa! A Framework for Igniting Workplace Enthusiasm
    - Stephen Debar Kpinpuo, University for Development Studies, Ghana |
  • No Development, No Nationalism or Vice Versa? The African State Example
    - Ebunoluwa Olufemi Oduwole, Olabisi Onabanjo University |
  • Commodification and Artistic Expressions on Indigenous Yoruba Textiles for Improved Economic Diversification in Nigeria
    - Bridget Itunu Awosika, Tai Solarin University of Education |, and