Conference in honour of El Anatsui, Udechukwu opens in Nsukka

Anya Fulu Ugo African Arts conference in honour of frontline artists and teachers Profs. El Anatsui and Obiora Udechukwu gets underway today at Faculty of Arts, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State, and will end on June 27. It’s an interdisciplinary African Arts Conference Series in honour of Nigerian and other African scholars who have made landmark contributions to the humanities.

The broad theme of the conference is ‘African Art and Artists after the Millennial Turn’. It has adopted an interdisciplinary approach to the discourse of the current state of art and artists in Africa and in the African Diaspora. Paper and panel proposals were received from scholars in the visual arts, art history, mass communication, theatre and film studies, linguistics, literary studies, music, economics, anthropology, history and international relations, archaeology, tourism and museum studies, law, etc.

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