Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth
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Yoruba Language and Literature, African Literature and Culture, Urban Studies, Popular Culture, Popular Music in Nigeria and Anglophone Africa, Poetry, Poetics
Conference Attendances and Paper Presentations
|14-15 September 2020||Paper Presentation: “Who Thinks We are Vulgar? Contemporary Yoruba Female Musicians Performing in a Gendered Space” at Junges Forum at Centre Marc Bloch, Berlin, Germany.|
|June 2019||Paper presentation: “Performance, personhood and self-actualization in an urban social milieu” at the Materiality and spirit: exploring visuality, citizenship and power in urban Africa panel of The 8th European Conference on African Studies (ECAS), University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom.|
|June 2018||Conference attendance panels at Vereinigung für Afrikawissenchaften in Deutschland (VAD), Leipzig University, Germany.|
|May 2018||Paper presentation: “Fuji Music: Reflection on Interconnection in Yoruba’s Social Life” at 31st Swahili Colloquium panelists at the BIGSAS Forum for literary scholars, University of Bayreuth, Germany.|
|12-14 September 2017||Participant at the Ife-Oxford International Early Career Workshop, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.|
Paper Presentation: “An Uncommon Preacher: Contemporary Female singers and Yoruba Christian Identity Transformations”, at the Mediations of Religious Narratives, Representatives and Performed Texts Workshop, Bayreuth, Germany.
|April 2017||Conference Participation “G20 Conference’’, Berlin, Germany.|
35th AGGN Workshop “Intra-state conflict”, Bonn, Germany.
|October 2016||Conference participation “Thinking through Concepts / Thinking through Data. Processes of Mediation and Pitfalls in Academic Dealings with African Lifeworlds", Bayreuth, Germany.|
“Un-doing Images - Theory and Practice of Filmmaking” A Certificate Programme By Bayreuth Academy of Advanced Afican Studies and Medien Wissenschaft University of Bayreuth, Germany.
|June 2016||Paper Presentation: “Yoruba Ifa Divination: Othello, Hamlet and Macbeth” at the Post-Colonial Shakespeare and Transcultural Knowledge Workshop “, Berlin, Germany.|
|June 2016||Participant in the African Good Governance Network (AGGN) Workshop “Migration, Refugees & Diaspora”, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.|
|April 2016||Guest Speaker, “Workshop on Good Governance: Follow the Money Initiative” Model African Union (MAU) Conference, Bayreuth, Germany.|
Participant in the African Good Governance Network (AGGN) Workshop “Governance and Participation”, Stuttgart, Germany.
Paper Presentation: "Gender In Motion: An analysis of St. Janet`s Blackberry” at the ALA Annual Conference, Bayreuth, Germany.
|July 23-August 5 2017||
“Ife Summer Institute”, Institute of Advanced Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.
Concepts on the Move - In between Pasts, Presences, Absences - and the future. A documentary-interview-film project by Mariam Popal & Team: Alice Mingqing Yuan, Zoe Dilan Smida, Oladapo Ajayi, Shirin Assa, Weeraya Donsomasakulkij, Elias Poya, Kevin Weiss, Mathias Meeh & Maxmilian Krogol. A production of Bayreuth Academy of Advanced African Studies in cooperation with the Department of Media Studies, University of Bayreuth, Germany.
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