The Faculty of Arts of the Delta State University, Abraka, will from today, October 16-18, 2018, host an international conference with the theme “Rethinking the Humanities and Development in Africa.”
The conference, which seeks to re-think the role of the humanities in the development of Africa, will attract scholars, policy-makers and other stakeholders from Africa and beyond.
In a statement issued by the chairman of the organising committee, Prof. Macaulay Mowarin, the conference will feature a keynote lecture by Prof. Best Chigbo, a lead paper by Prof. Olatunji Oyesile and parallel sessions as well as other side attractions.
The conference convener is the Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Prof. (Mrs.) Grace Ogwu, while the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Victor Peretomode, is the chief host. The conference proceedings begin at 10:00 a.m. daily in the 1000 LT at the university’s permanent site.