2011

2011 Experience

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TOFAC 2011 focused on Creativity and Cultural Expressions in Africa and the African Diaspora. The conference drew an international group of participants who discussed issued ranging from African Literature to Media and the Movie Industry to Language and Speechmaking.

Opening Ceremony Part 1

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Published on Jan 29, 2014

Dr. Doyin Aguoru: Opening Remarks

Prof. Ademola O. Dasylva's: Welcome Address

Prof. Akinwumi Isola: Citation and Speech

Prof. Femi Mimiko, Vice-Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University; Keynote Speech: An interrogation of cultural expressions platform in Africa's engagement with the Diaspora in a global system

Prof. Tunde Adeleke, Center for American Intercultural Studies, Iowa State University; Keynote Address: Africa and Afrocentric Historicism

Opening Ceremony Part 2

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Dr. Doyin Aguoru: Opening Remarks

Prof. Ademola O. Dasylva's: Welcome Address

Prof. Akinwumi Isola: Citation and Speech

Prof. Femi Mimiko, Vice-Chancellor, Adekunle Ajasin University; Keynote Speech: An interrogation of cultural expressions platform in Africa's engagement with the Diaspora in a global system

Prof. Tunde Adeleke, Center for American Intercultural Studies, Iowa State University; Keynote Address: Africa and Afrocentric Historicism

Chief Faleti and Prof. Bolanle Awe: Speeches and remarks

Language, Speech Making, and African Creativity part 1

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Chair: Dr. C. Arinola Akinmade

Dr. C. Arinola Akinmade; Department of English, University of Jos; The Decline of the Use of Proverbs As A Creative Oral Expression: A Case Study of Proverb Usage Among The Ondos In The South Western Part Of Nigeria

Joshua Agbo; Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University; The Language Question in African Literary Script: An "Undoable" Legacy of Colonialism?

Babatunde Jaiyeoba (PhD) & Prof Bayo Amole; Department of Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University; How the Poor Solve their Housing Problems: A case study in Ibadan.

Victor Iyanya; History Department, Benue State University; Pottery Making Among The Igede of Central Nigeria (Paper presented by Joshua Agbo

Language, Speech Making, and African Creativity Part 2

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Chair: Dr. C. Arinola Akinmade

Dr. C. Arinola Akinmade; Department of English, University of Jos; The Decline of the Use of Proverbs As A Creative Oral Expression: A Case Study of Proverb Usage Among The Ondos In The South Western Part Of Nigeria

Joshua Agbo; Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University; The Language Question in African Literary Script: An "Undoable" Legacy of Colonialism?

Babatunde Jaiyeoba (PhD) & Prof Bayo Amole; Department of Architecture, Obafemi Awolowo University; How the Poor Solve their Housing Problems: A case study in Ibadan.

Victor Iyanya; History Department, Benue State University; Pottery Making Among The Igede of Central Nigeria (Paper presented by Joshua Agbo)

Culture and Continuity Panel Part 1

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Chair: Dr. Chuku Gloria

Greg MBajiorgu; Department of Theatre and Film Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka; Solecism and the Quest for Creative and Participatory Audience in Nigeria: Lessons from Selected Exponents of Theatrical Minimalism

Ayokunle Olumuyiwa Omobowale; Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan; Theorising Tokunbo Phenomenon As Symbolic Creative Cultural Expression Among The Yoruba Of Southwestern Nigeria

Shadiat Olapeju Shuaib; Department of the Performing arts, University of Ilorin; Advancing Theatre Costume and Make-ups as Agents of Cultural Transmission and Rejuvenation: Duro Ladipo's Oba Koso

Anya U. Egwu; doctoral candidate at the Department of English, University of Ibadan; Of Mimesis, Indigenous Performances and the African Drama

Culture and Continuity Panel Part 2

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Chair: Dr. Chuku Gloria

Greg MBajiorgu; Department of Theatre and Film Studies, University of Nigeria Nsukka; Solecism and the Quest for Creative and Participatory Audience in Nigeria: Lessons from Selected Exponents of Theatrical Minimalism

Ayokunle Olumuyiwa Omobowale; Department of Sociology, University of Ibadan; Theorising Tokunbo Phenomenon As Symbolic Creative Cultural Expression Among The Yoruba Of Southwestern Nigeria

Shadiat Olapeju Shuaib; Department of the Performing arts, University of Ilorin; Advancing Theatre Costume and Make-ups as Agents of Cultural Transmission and Rejuvenation: Duro Ladipo's Oba Koso

Anya U. Egwu; doctoral candidate at the Department of English, University of Ibadan; Of Mimesis, Indigenous Performances and the African Drama