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“The Nexus of Literature & Governance”

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University of Calabar, Nigeria

Theme: “Popular Poetry and the Search for Development in the Modern State”


CALABAR - a cultural and unforgettable experience..!





15TH - 17TH July, 2019   


Main Venue: Senate Chamber

Drama Presentations: Chinua Achebe Arts Theatre

Documentary Film Screening: Centre of Educational Services Seminar Hall



Chief Host: Prof. Zana I. Akpagu, (KSM, JP);faci, fipmd,  Vice Chancellor

Special Guest of Honour: H.E. Governor Benedict Ayade

Keynote Presenter: Prof. Biodun Jeyifo, Harvard University, USA

International Guest of Honor: Prof. Niyi Osundare, Poet Laureat


Also featuring:

Prof. J.O.J. Agbada, Prof. Saleh Abdu, Prof. Joe Ushie;

Dr. Obari Gomba, Poet Odia Ofeimum, Dr. Akeem Lasisi


Discussants include:

Prof. Peter Onwudinjo, Prof. Mrs. Grace Okereke, and Dr. Tony Eyang


Presenters: Dr. Idom T. Inyabri, and others


Local Organisers:

 Dr. James Okpiliya, Chairman, Local Organizing Committee

Dr. Tony Eyang, Chairman of Calabar Study Group



For appearance opportunity or additional information, please call +234-805-536-9479

www.niyiosundarepoetryfestival.org

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