Papers may also examine any or all of the following:
1. Moulding the Child for Responsible Citizenship: The Potter’s Wheel – the first novel on the Nigerian Child
2. Moulding the Teenager for Responsible Citizenship: The Bottled Leopard
3. Expo ’77 – the first Nigerian detective novel.
4. Moulding the Undergraduate for Responsible Citizenship: Toads for Supper, The Naked Gods, Our Children Are Coming, Toads For Ever
5. Closing the Generation Gap: Our Children Are Coming
6. War as an Instrument for National Reconciliation: Sunset at Dawn
7. Fostering Enduring National Unity and Co-existence: The Search
8. Addressing Major Societal Problems: Conspiracy of Silence, The Search
9. A glimpse of the Multinational scene: The Chicken Chasers
10. Helping Budding Writers: How To Become A Published Writer
11. Ike’s exploration of “a wider spectrum of Nigerian life than any other novelist”
12. Ike’s Short Stories: The Accra Riviera, etc., etc
13. Ike as a Non-Fiction Writer: University Development in Africa: The Nigerian Experience, How To Become A Published Writer
14. Ike’s contribution to National Book Development
15. Ike’s transformation to and commentary as a “Woman”: To My Husband From Iowa
16. Ike in the hands of Literary Scholars
17. The Man Behind the Mask: Behold Chukwuemeka Ike.
18. Ike’s style.
19. Ike’s themes.
20. Ike’s impact as an International Writer of Nigerian birth.
21. Ike’s role in developing sustainable literary creativity
22. Ike’s role in sustainable Nigerian Book Development
23. An overall assessment of Ike’s success as “relevant writer”
24. Ike as a Strong Voice in African Urban Literature
25. Ike’s art as Storyteller.
26. Chukwuemeka Ike-The Storyteller in National Development.
27. Any other area of interest to you.
*****Please email papers to The Editor, not later than midnight 28 February 2015 to: Prince Osita Ike, firstname.lastname@example.org phone: +2348033157657, +2348023114900
Activities will start in April 2015 (Toads For Supper’s 50th publication anniversary) and spread through the 2015
For now, activity centres will be
2. Igbariam, Odumegwu Ojukwu University– Monday 27 April 2015
3. Lagos - Tuesday 5 May 2015, 100.00am – the Nigerian International Book Fair at the University of Lagos, in collaboration with Learn Africa Plc. and his publishers.
4. Ibadan -- Wednesday 6 May 2015 - in collaboration with his publishers- University Press Plc, HEBN &Spectrum
5. UNN (Nsukka) – Tuesday 12 MAY 2015, 11am, Princess Alexandra Auditorium
6. Government College, Umuahia – Wednesday 20 May 2015
7. University of Jos, Jos – Tuesday 16 June 2015, in the main campus auditorium
8. Accra- July 2015: a one-day event at PAWA House, in collaboration with WAEC (PAWA is the Pan African Writers’ Association)
9. Ndike/Awka (UNIZIK), 2015
10. In the US, Stanford University was a thought since he is an alumnus.
At each event, Chukwuemeka Ike’s books will be on sale and the author will autograph copies bought
International Organizing Committee