Sunday, 21 September 2014

FWD: Arrow of God at 50 School of Oriental and African Studies University of London Symposium Programme, Saturday 4 October 2014 (1000-1900)

1000: Welcome

1010: Breaking of Kola Nut

1030Readings from Arrow of God – read by Anthony Ofoegbu

1045: PANEL Social Transformations in Arrow of God

Louisa Uchum Egbunike, “Contested Spaces in Arrow of God

Oladipo Agboluaje, “Before God and Man’: Social and Religious Conflicts in Arrow of God

Mpalive Msiska tbc

1230: Lunch

1400: PANEL  Arrow of God and the Igbo Experience

Herbert Ekwe-Ekwe, “Does Arrow of God anticipate the Igbo genocide?”

Chikwendu Anyanwu,  “‘What kills a Man is Inside Him’: The Dialectics of Umunna!”

1515: Presentation by Afrikult – an online contemporary African literary forum

1545: PANEL Reflections on Chinua Achebe and Arrow of God

Nana Ayebia, “The Making of Chinua Achebe: Tributes and Reflections”

Kwadwo Osei-Nyame Jnr, “Arrow of God and African History: Philosophical Reflections”

Wangui wa Goro, “Impact of Achebe on global cultures through translation: the case of Arrow of God

1630: Break

1700: Roundtable - Reflections on Arrow of God, its impact and legacy

1830: Igbo Cultural Performance

1900 Reception and Conference Close

Convened by Dr Kwadwo Osei-Nyame Jnr and Louisa Uchum Egbunike. Enquiries should be directed to Louisa Uchum Egbunike:


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