SOAS University of London

Centre of African Studies

Igbo Language and Performance

Igbo Language Conference
Various Speakers

Date: 5 April 2013Time: 9:00 AM

Finishes: 6 April 2013Time: 8:00 PM

Venue: Russell Square: College Buildings Room: G2

Type of Event: Conference

The theme of the second annual Igbo Language Conference is ‘Igbo Language and Performance’, which focuses on the relationship and relevance of language and culture in performance. The two day conference will comprise of plenary panels and Igbo language performances which will include live musicians and singers, a short drama production, film screenings and spoken word.

The annual conference’s aim is to encourage and promote Igbo Language Studies in the UK. Whilst there are limited Igbo Language and Cultural studies available in British Universities, the annual Igbo Language Conference seeks to provide a forum for intellectual and cultural exchange between scholars, students and members of the community.

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The registration fee is £35 standard both days/£20 standard single day,  £25 students both days/£15 student single day.

For booking see Igbo Language Conference.

Organiser: Centre of African Studies

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