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NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS’ 22ND AND 23RD COMBINED CONVOCATION, INDUCTION OF MEMBERS AND INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS

NIGERIAN ACADEMY OF LETTERS’ 22ND AND 23RD COMBINED CONVOCATION, INDUCTION OF MEMBERS AND INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS

The Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) has scheduled its Combined 2020/2021 Convocation, Investiture of New Fellows, Induction of New Members (who joined the Academy after the 21st Convocation which held on August 8, 2019) for August 12, 2021, as well as the Annual General Meeting of the Academy for August 13, 2021.

CONVOCATION THEME: WHAT IS IT TO BE HUMAN?

CONVOCATION LECTURE: DESCENT FROM HUMANISM: MUSIC, LITERATURE AND THE MEDIA (By Professor Olu Obafemi, FNAL, NNOM): AUGUST 12,  11.OO A.M PROMPT

SCIENTIFIC SESSION: AUGUST 12, 3.00 P.M PROMPT

i.  Professor Lai Oso, Lagos State University (MEDIA REPORTAGE OF CRIME, CONFLICT AND VIOLENCE: DEHUMANISING HUMANITY)

ii. Professor Jim Unah, FNAL, University of Lagos (THE OXYMORONIC RHETORIC OF HUMANS BEING ASKED TO BE HUMAN)

iii. Professor Alex Asigbo, MNAL, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka (REDISCOVERING OUR HUMANITY IN AN AGE OF TERROR AND GLOCALIZATION: THE ROLE OF THE ARTS) 

INVESTITURE OF NEW FELLOWS (AUGUST 12, 2021)

A.  2020

i. Professor Abayomi O. Akinyeye (History- Regular Fellow)
ii. Professor Andrew Haruna           (Linguistics- Regular Fellow)
iii. Professor Imelda Icheji Lawrence  Udoh     (Linguistics- Regular Fellow)
iv. Professor Olusegun Adesina Adekoya       (Literature- Regular Fellow)
v. Professor Justus Obi Joseph Nwachukwu-Agbada (Literature- Regular Fellow)
vi. Professor Mabel Itohanosa Erioyunvwen Evwierhoma  (Theatre Arts-  Regular Fellow)
vii. Professor David Roger Jowitt  (English Language- Regular  Fellow)
viii. Professor Simeon Olusegun Ilesanmi   (Religious Studies- Overseas Fellow)

B.  2021

a. Professor Ahmed Parker Yerima (Theatre Arts – Regular Fellow)
b. Professor Adebola Babatunde Ekanola  (Philosophy – Regular Fellow)
c. Professor Frank Maduabuchi Dukor (Philosophy – Regular Fellow)
d. Professor Olayemi Durotimi Akinwumi (History –  Regular Fellow)
e. Professor Lateef Babatunde Ayeleru (French – Regular Fellow)
f. Professor Isidore Okeawolam Diala  (Literature – Regular Fellow)

C. HONORARY FELLOW

– Most Reverend, Bishop Dr. Matthew Hassan Kukah

NEW MEMBERS TO BE INDUCTED ON AUGUST 12, 2021

1 Professor Amen Victor Uhunmwangho
2 Professor Isaac I. Elimimian
3 Professor Mustapha Muhammad
4 Professor Dapo F. Asaju
5 Professor  Yusuf Adamu
6 Professor Sani Abba Aliyu
7 Professor Joel Olatunde Ayodabo
8 Professor Francis Nduka Offor
9 Professor Ahmed Kofa Babajo
10 Professor EbunOluwa Olufemi Oduwole
11 Professor ‘Demola Jolayemi
12 Professor Mnguember Vicky Sylvester
13 Professor Oyeniyi Okunoye
14 Professor Ramonu Abiodun Sanusi
15 Professor Tony Afejuku
16 Professor Olusola Oyeyinka Oyewo
17 Professor Joy Eyisi
18 Professor Shirley Ono Yul-Ifode
19 Professor Ezekiel Solomon Akuso
20 Professor Noah Echa Attah
21 Professor Irene Isoken Agunloye
22 Professor Mobolanle EbunOluwa Sotunsa
23 Professor Gbenga Solomon Ibileye
24 Professor Innocent Eberechi Chiluwa
25 Professor Macaulay Mowarin
26 Professor Christian Ugo Chukwunonye Ugorji
27 Professor John Sani Illah
28 Professor Christopher Uchenna Agbedo
29 Professor Oladele Abiodun Balogun
30 Professor Akinmade Timothy Akande
31 Professor Mohammed Suleiman Audu
32 Professor Adeleke A. Fakoya
33 Professor Roseline Ijeoma Okorji
34 Professor Ayobami Ojebode

Nigerian Academy of Letters is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Nigerian Academy of Letters’ 22nd and 23rd Convocation and Investiture of New Fellows

Time: Aug 12, 2021 10:30 AM West Central Africa

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Ayobami Kehinde
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