SONTA Conference Paper Presentations

SONTA Conference Paper Presentations 11th Nov. 2016

(Panels A to J) First Parallel Sessions (9 am to 11 am)

(Panels K to S) Second Parallel Sessions (12 pm to 2 pm)

Panel A: CHANGE, FILM STUDIES AND MANAGEMENT

Chair: Professor Chris Ugolo (UNIBEN)

S/N

11th Nov. 2016

9 am to 11 am

Paper Title Presenter (s)
1 Cinematic Art of Mise En Scene: A Changing Perspective in the Nigerian Film Art Adebayo Aminat Titilayo and Emoruwa Omolara
2 Theatre and Film as Catalyst for Change and Leadership in Nigeria. Chukwuma Anyanwu
3 A Panacea for the Realisation of Political Change Mantrain Nigeria: A Model in Ejiofor Ezeauyaeche’s Igodo and Egg of Life.

Lawal Abdullahi

4 Towards the Glocalization of Film Curriculum for Enhanced Industry Performance of Nollywood: An Inward Look.

Chisimdi Udoka Ihentuge

5 Role Interpretation in Nollywood Films: Challenges for the Costume and Makeup Designers. Mary Nkechi Okadigwe
6 Narrative of Homosexuality in Nigerian Film: A Study of Kunle Afolayan’s October1st. Julius-Adeoye ‘Rantimi Jays andElizabeth A. Omoruyi
7 Film as a Tool in Solving Nigerian Social Problems:  Agogo Eewo, Fire on the Mountain and Thunderbolt as Case Study.

Jacob ShimrumunIoraa

Panel B:CHANGE, FILM STUDIES AND MANAGEMENT II

Chair: Professor Tracie Utoh-Ezeajugh (UNIZIK)

 

11th Nov. 2016

9 am to 11 am

 
1 The Change Mantra: Redefining Costuming in Nollywood Films. Epochi-Olise, Etuwe Ruth
2 Nollywood and Changing Trends: The Use of Visual Effects in Creating Believable Illusions. Innocent Ebere Uwah  and Charles Okwuowulu
3 Cultural Imperialism and Nollywood Movies: A Semiotic Analysis of Selected Video Films. Sola Balogun
4 Costume as a Signifier of Police Authority in Nigerian films: A Reading of Selected Films.

Onyekaba Cornelius Eze

5 Speaking to Communal Consciousness: Nollywood Soundtrack and the Folkloric Traditions. Ofobuike Nwafor
6 Cast, Content and Change Management: Perspectives on Government and the Nigeria Film Industry. Dameh Joseph Ali
7 An Analytical Examination of the Social Realities of the Supernatural and Paranormal in Selected Nollywood Films and Proclivity to Change Agenda in Nigeria: Focus on Ernest Obi’s Idemili and Afam Okereke’s Billionaire’s Club. Aniago, Emeka, Jonas Onah & Callista Okosisi               
       

Panel C: CHANGE, THE MEDIA AND NOLLYWOOD

Chair: Professor Mabel Evwierhoma (UNIABUJA)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Images of Womanhood in Nigerian Home Movies and the Quest for Change: Analysis of Painful Victory and Moving Party.

Angel Nguemo Yakubu

2 Media Criticism and Agenda for Effective Leadership: An Appraisal of Nollywood Productions. Charles Effiong
3 Digital Documentary and Citizen Journalism: The Security Management Imperative in Nigeria. Friday Nwafor
4 Social Media and the Changing Perspective of African values.  Achukwu Joy Anurika and   Nkemakonam Aniukwu
5 Visualization and New Media in Performance. Oboho Okitefre Oboho
6 Can Social Media Set the Agenda in Addressing Violence against Women? Osakue Stevenson Omoera
7 Video Musicals and Negative Development among Adolescent in Nigeria: A Critical Analysis of Selected Audio Visual Musicals. Ifeyinwa Uzondu
       

Panel D:  CHANGE, THE MEDIA AND NOLLYWOOD II

Chair: Professor Olu Obafemi (UNILORIN)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Towards Film Production for Change Management in Nigeria: A Proposed Directorial Paradigm. Babafemi Babatope
2 The Untapped Narrative of Biafra by the Nigerian Film Industry; Hopes for a Change. Ebekue,  Emmanuel Onyeka and Arinze-Umobi,  Somtoo
3 The Director, the Costumier and Cultural misrepresentation of Royalty in Nollywood: A study of three movies. Chiamaka Cynthia Igboayaka
4 Conscientization and Change through Film Production. Aniagboso Doris Ogoo
5 Social Criticism in Wale Adenuga’s Super Story Television Drama. Jacob ShimrumunIoraa
6 The Shifting Female Identity in Nigerian Movies  Mary Okocha and Tosan Akinwole
7 Change Imperatives in the Stand-up Comedy of Ali Baba. Edward Egbo Imo
       

Panel E:   CHANGE, THEATRE AND THE SOCIETY

Chair: Professor EMEKA NWABUEZE (UNN)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Theatre can Change the World but it will not. Adeseke, Adefolaju Eben
2 Theatre and Social Change: Christian Drama Dimension. Adeniyi Temitope Olorunsomo
3 Culture and Leadership: A Pertinent Synergy for Development. Law Ikay Ezeh Jr
4 Governance without Conscience in Nigerian Polity: An Edification in Muyiwa Ademola’s Film, Owo Okuta (Law of Karma)

Lawal Hameed Olutoba

5 Leadership and the Effects of Changing Communal Values on African Traditional Theatre  with Reference to Wole Soyinka’s Kongi’s Harvest. Mark, Tekena Gasper and Anyanwu, Remigius Anayochi
6 The Theatre Director; His Art, His Game. Oluseyi Ogungbesan
       

Panel F:   CHANGE, THEATRE AND GENDER STUDIES

Chair: Professor Femi Shaka (UNIPORT)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Theatre the Panacea for Democratic Change and Good Governance in Nigerian Eziwho Emenike Azunwo
2 Change Rhetorics and Collapsing Leadership Institution in Emeka Nwabueze’s A Parliament of Vultures: The Augusto Boal’s Remediation. Chikerenwa Kingsley Ihekweme
3 Managing Leadership Change through the Theatre. Okome, Greene Igho
4 The Role of Theatre in Peace and Conflict Resolution in Nigeria. Onuoha Beatrice N
5 The issue of Women beyond the Kitchen in Nigerian Drama: A study of Julie Okoh’s The Trials and Osita Ezewanebe’s Adaugo. Obire, U. Dennis
6 Culture, Gender Issues and Change in Omoni Oboli’s Wives on Strike. Rukaiyyah Banjo
7

Women As Agent Of Oppression: Analysis of Zulu Sofola’s

“Wedlock of the Gods” and VictorDugga’s “Hope Harvesters”

Usman, Musiliat Ozavize

       

Panel G:CHANGE, GENDER STUDIES AND POLITICS

Chair: Professor Emma Dandaura (NSUK)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11am  
1 Gender dimensions of poverty in Nigeria: A study of Akachi Ezeigbo’s Hands that Crush Stone. Akaenyi Nkiruka Jacinta
2 Gender, Theatre and Performance in Yoruba Society. Azeez Akinwumi Sesan
3 Gender Narratives in Selected Plays of Onwueme: An Appraisal. Chijindu Daniel Mgbemere
4 Humanism of the Nigerian Womanist: A Cultural Appraisal of Femi Osofisan’s Tegonni: An African Antigone. Christine Odi
5 Politics and Genderism: Rethinking Feminism in Tess Onwueme's The Reign of Wazobia. Ebiriukwu, Anthony Chukwuemeka
6 Conceptualizing Culture and gender issues for Change in Tess Onwueme’s Broken Calabash. Emmanuel Tsadu Gana
7 The place of Arts in the Increasing burden of Governance: The Nigerian Experience of Change. Agatha N. Nwanya
       

Panel H: CHANGE, GENDER STUDIES AND HIGHER INSTITUTIONS

Chair: Professor C.C OBADIEGWU (UNIZIK)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Women Empowerment for National Development: Critical Issues from Emmy Idegu’s six and half a dozen. Emmanuel Jegede
2

     Educating the Girl-Child on issues of Socio-cultural

     Exploitation: A study of ‘Nwanyi bu ihe’ (A dance drama).

Nnamdi Christian Mbara
3 Changing the Unchanged in Revolving Theatre, Stagnant Culture and Retrogressive Gender Issues in select Nigerian Home Videos. Praise Chidinma Daniel-Inim
4 Feminist Perspective in Nigerian Drama and Theatre. Theresa Chiemezie Ugwuishi
5 Appropriate Pricing of Play Production in Nigerian Educational Theatres. Bashiru Akande Lasisi
6 The Fight against Corruption: A Task for Arts Administrators in Public Arts Institutions in Nigeria. Irek, Nancy Ernest
7 Professionalism or Gender Exploitation? A Discourse on Nigerian Music Videos. Olokodana – James, Oluwatoyin Y
       

Panel I:CHANGE, THEATRE MANAGEMENTAND POLITICS

Chair: Professor Emmy Idegu (ABU)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Rebranding the Theatre Administration of the College Theatre as Way forward to Change Management in Nigeria. Adeyemo Olubunmi Christianah
2 Fighting Political Assassinations in Nigeria: The Role of the Theatre.

Mbachaga Desen Jonathan, and

Adolphus  Aondona Wuese

3 Social-Darwinism and Change in Nigerian Drama: A Study of Eni-Jones Umukoh and The Cent of Crude Oil

Cindy Ezeugwu

and

Uche-Chinemere Nwaozuzu

4 Two Tales, Same Myth: The Parable of King Making and Political Struggle for Leadership Change in Yerima’s Owiwi. Bode Ojoniyi
5 Theory and Criticism in Theatre Praxis: A Paradigm for Change Management in Nigeria. Mohammed-Kabir Jibril Imam
6 Urbanization and the Challenges of Food Security in Emergent Cities: Metaphors of Bonny  Island and Sapele in Eliagwu’s Climate of Change.

Gumh, Jennifer Nguevese, Ihidero, Victor  Osae,

 and

Jacob, Attah Alexander

7 Hangmen Also Die: Theatre, Militancy and Change Management in the Niger Delta. Rowland  C. Amaefula
       

Panel J: CHANGE, NIGERIAN PLAYWRIGHTS AND THE SOCIETY

Chair: Professor Charles. E.  Nwadigwe (UNIZIK)

  11th Nov. 2016. 9 am to 11 am  
1 Change Ideology in Femi Osofisan’s Once Upon Four Robbers. Aondowase Boh
2 Managing Change in Julie Okoh’s Our Wife Forever and Esiaba Irobi’s The Fronded Circle. Asodioye Benjamin
3 Nigerian Dramatists as Change Agents: Evaluating the Trajectories in Four Nigerian Playwrights. Bernard Eze-Orji
4 Nigerian Playwrights in search of Change: Julie Okoh, Alex Asigbo, Tracie Utoh-Ezeajugh and Emmanuel Emasealu Examined. Edum Sunday
5 Looking Inwards: Cosmological Aesthetics as Change Indicators in selected Plays of Esiaba  Irobi. Kelechi Stellamaris Ogbonna
6 Change and the Art of Playwriting: Post-indiginist Realism as the Necessary Nexus. Oluchi J. Igili
7 A Playwright as Psychologist and Revolutionary: Dugga’s Hope Harvesters and A Bridge of Strings as Paradigm. Itsewah Steve James
       

Panel K: CHANGE, NIGERIAN PLAYWRIGHTS AND THE SOCIETY II

Chair: Professor Chris Nwamuo (UNICAL)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Change, Expectation and Immobility in Ola Rotimi’s Holding Talks and If… A Tragedy of the Ruled. Ihidero, Victor Osae
2 African Language Aesthetics: Trend in Contemporary Play-writing. Isaiah Ilo,
3 Countering Shakespeare, Engaging Master-Narratives: Esiaba Irobi's Re (g) localization of The Tempest in the Mediterranean to Sycorax in the Caribbean. Izuu Nwankwọ
4 Radical Theatre and Criticism of Anti-People’s Culture in Nigeria: A Study of Esiaba Irobi’s Hangmen Also Die. Nwagbo Pat Obi
5 Deconstructing the Leadership Paradigm in Emeka Nwabueze’s When the Arrow Rebounds. Obiorah Ekwueme
6 Between Then and Now: Traditional Practices and Modern Trends in Femi Osofisan’sWomen of Owu. Toyin Shittu
7 Application of Language for Didactic Engagement and Social Construction of Worldview in Emeka Nwabueze’s When the Arrow Rebounds. Emeka Aniago, John  Igbonekwu, and  Nwabueze Amaechi
       

Panel L: CHANGE, THEATRE AND CULTURAL STUDIES

Chair: Professor Victor Dugga (FUL)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Cultural Appraisal as an Impetus for Change Management in Nigeria. Agena, Martins Moses
2 A Post- colonial Scrutiny of the Perfomative and the Utilitarian Aspects of Igbo Masquerade Theatre: Adamma Masquerade of Nibo-City in Anambra State of Nigeria as a Paradigm. Eshiet,Ikotinyie James and Ekwunife, Christian Chukwudozie
3 Changing the Negative Perception of Witchcraft in Africa: The Example of Menegbe’s Bagi  Onuche Godwin
4 Are We So Base? The Presentation of Igbo Cultural Heritage in Nigerian Movies. Onyeka Iwuchukwu
5 Cultural Heritage and the Sustainability of the Creative Industries. Sam Dede
6 Interrogating Widowhood Practices and the Scapegoating of Womenfolk: Uche Ama-Abriel’s A Past Came Calling as Paradigm. Samuel Okoronkwo Chukwu-Okoronkwo
7 Festival Drama and Audience Participation: A study of the Masquerade Dance Performance of The Aleibiri People of Bayelsa State. Sunday Doutimiariye Abraye
       

Panel M: CHANGE, THEATRE DESIGNS AND TECHNOLOGIES

Chair: Professor Ayo Akinwale (UNILORIN)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Theatre Lighting and the Hazards on the Artists and the Society: An Imperative for a   Change from Incandescence to LEDs. Asuquo, Nsikan Bassey
2 Revolutionizing Theatre Architecture for Improved Theatre Production in Nigeria: An Agenda Setting. Ekweariri, Chidiebere.
3 Invigorating Gross Domestic Product through Arts of the Theatre and Stage Craft for Change Management in Nigeria. Jacob, Okon Udofot
4 Advancing Technology and Scenography in Nigeria. Obinna Eze
5 Re-inventing the Populist Dramaturgy and Stagecraft in Literary Nigerian Theatre Olympus  G. EJUE
6 Towards Self-Reliance in Stage Lighting Equipment and Stage Craft in Nigeria: the Rhema Theatre and the Calabar University Theatre (CUT) Experiences. Patrick Bassey
7 Scenography and Societal Change: An Appraisal of Scenographic Practice in a Developing Economy. Tochukwu J. Okeke
       

Panel N: CHANGE, THEATRE-IN-EDUCATION AND CHILDREN THEATRE

Chair: Professor Marcel Okhakhu (UNIBEN)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Learning through Theatre: A re-assessment of Theatre practice in the Primary and Secondary Education Curriculum.

Femi Adedina

And

Bùnmi Adedina (Mrs.)

2 Educational Theatre; A Veritable Boost To The Change Management Mantra. Adegboyega Ayodele Samuel
3 Actuating the Ingenious Impulse in the Nigerian Child through Creative Dramatics. Anjorin Olaife Glory
4 Theatre / Drama-in-Education and Multimedia Intervention: Perceptions and the Changes in 21st century Learning. Joseph Agofure Idogho
5 Towards Managing Educational Theatre for Sustainable Development: University of Uyo Educational Theatre Practice in Focus. Joseph Umukoro and Justina S. Nkanga
6

The Role of Educational Theatre in Revealing the Trauma

 of a child with Leukemia: A Study  of Nwosu’s Jude.

Nkem Godslove Chidi-Ukagu
7 Devising Educational Theatre Pieces for Secondary School Drama Students: A critical Analysis of The Sacrilege Ojieson Silver Abhulimhen
       

Panel O:  CHANGE, DANCE AND CULTURAL PERFORMANCE

Chair: Professor Bakare Ojo Rasaki (FED. UNIV. OYE EKITI)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Nudity versus Morality: A study of “Women of Hope” Dance Performance.  Akas, Nicholas
2 Solo Performance: The intractability and inadequacies of talent in an evolving stage Awaritoma Agoma
3 Choreographing Sango Performance in the 21st Century: The Obafemi Awolowo University Students’ Experiment. Awuawuer Tijime Justin
4 Dance, Choreography and Technology: A Conjugal Suitability in 21st Century and beyond. Itsewah, Steve James
5 The Social Significance and Economic Potentials of Bata Dance. Oluwafemi .A. Jacob
6 Kinesthetic Empathy and Change Management in The Voyage Performance. Tosin Tume Kooshima
7 Management & Marketing Communications Strategies for the Effective Commoditisation of Dance Performances in Nigeria.

Yeside Dosumu Lawal,

And

Stanley Ohenhen

       

Panel P:  CHANGE, PERFORMING ARTS AND PRODUCTION MANAGEMENT

Chair: Professor Alex Asigbo (UNIZIK)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Production Management and Change: An Appraisal of “Harvest of Laughter for Monthly Icons” Anyanwu, Remigius Anayochi
2 Music as an Instrument of Change and Crises Management in Onyeka Onwenu's One Love Keep Us Together. Dimgba, Njideka Justina
3 Three in Bed: Theatre, Communication and Development for Change management. Cynthia Nwabueze
4 Calibrating Arts and Cultural Management in Nigeria: A Public Sector Perspective Ejikeme Ugiri
5

The Poetics of Revolution and the Logic of Reformism: Sam Ukala’s The Placenta of Death and Iredi War.

Dr. Ifeanyi Ugwu
6 Drama as creative response to political change: An appraisal of the production of the play Makirci (conspiracy) an adaptation of Shakespeare’s   Julius Caesar. Muhammad Rabiu Isah
7 Effective Talent Management: A Panacea to Self-Sustainable Career and Vocation in the Performing Arts Industry in Nigeria. Stanley Ohenhen
       

Panel Q:  CHANGE, TfD AND THE NIGERIAN COMMUNITIES

Chair: Professor Gowon Ama Doki (BSU)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Community Theatre as a Numinous Wand to Change Management: the Alvan Community Experience. Akowe, Achor Friday
2 Theatre for Development; an Icon for Change Management in Rural Communities in Kogi   East. Atule, Emmanuel Egwu
3 A Qualitative Approach to Change Management for Community Development. Chinyere Lilian Okam
4 The Efficacy of Using Theatre for Development in initiating Change in Nigeria: A study of Selected Workshops. Ekwunife ,Ngozi Tessy
5 Sustainable Agriculture in the Heart of Change: An Appraisal of Girl’s involvement in Cassava and Yam Production in Zaki-biam. Gumh, Jennifer Nguevese
6 TfD, Culture and the Challenge of Audience Engineering in an Igbo Community: A WorkshopExperience in Lejja, Nsukka L.G.A. Jonathan Chidi Ezeh and Nelson Torti Obasi
7 Training and Development as Effective Tools for Enhancing Innovational Performance amongst Theatre Managers in Cross River State.

Eugenia O. Komolafe

       

Panel R:  CHANGE, TfD AND THE NIGERIAN COMMUNITIES II

Chair: Professor Sonnie Ododo (UNIMAID)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 The Prospects of Theatre for Development (Tfd) In Change Communication In Rural Nigeria: A Framework for Action. Ofonime E. Inyang, and Morison G. Ime
2 Engaging Culture for Change: The Tofa Community Theatre 2016 Case Study, Kano Olagoke Olorunleke Ifatimehin
3 Eradicating Domestic Violence in Homes in Igarra, for Stability: TFD Interactive Medium as the Way-out. Onaivi Ada Lucy
4 After 14 Days of Development Theatre Conversation in Ayeh Gbede Community - What has Changed? Sunday Ogbu Igbaba
5 Using Theatre for Development to Examine Gender Issues: The example of Community Theatre Practice in Kampanin Saye Phebe. Veronica Jatau
6 Theatre, Culture and the Failure of Change: A Reading of J. P. Clark’s Ozidi in the Light of Contemporary Nigerian Political Realities. Tugbokorowei, Martins Uze E
7 Emerging Trend in Nigerian Folk Songs: An Appraisal of Tiv Political Songs. Wade Zack  Ver
       

Panel S:  CHANGE, TfD AND NOLLYWOOD FILM PRODUCTIONS

Chair: Professor Tor Iorapuu (UNIJOS)

  11th Nov. 2016. 12 pm to 2 pm  
1 Rhetoric and Sycophancy in Nigeria: How not to Understand Political Change in a Developing Country. Innocent Ebere Uwah
2 Contextualising Change in Nigeria’s Leadership Question through the Film Medium: A Critical Reading of Jeta Amata’s Black November Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma
3 Information Communication Technologies and Theatre for Development: The Challenges of Modern Tools

Alero Uwawah

4 “Unlit Mind” and Management Deficiencies: Addressing Issues of Negative Emotions for Attitudinal Changes.

Pat Emeka Ofora

5 Theatre Culture and Society in Africa: A study of Nigerian Popular Theatre Clifford Ezekwe Nwanna
6 Developing Viable Research Topics in the Humanities

Apejoye, Esther Frank

and Cajeta Nwosu

7 A Curriculum for the Nigerian Work Space: Theatre Training for Entrepreneurial Relevance ABC Duruaku
Filming for Change in Nollywood: An Experimentation with Ifufe Nwazue, Uwaoma Chimezie
8 Costuming in Nigerian Video Films Anulika Kosy Okafor   
       

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