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College of Education, Warri to host 6th national conference on language, humanities

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  • February 13, 2024
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College of Education, Warri to host 6th national conference on language, humanities

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THE School of Languages, College of Education, Warri, Delta State, is set to hold its 6th National Conference on Language and the Humanities. This edition has as theme ‘Language, Humanities, Health and Good Governance in the 21st Century,’ and will be held from Tuesday through Friday, February 20 – 23, 2024, at Prof. Unoma Hall, College of Education, Warri, at 9pm daily. The arrival date is set for Tuesday, 20th, and the opening ceremony is scheduled for Wednesday, February 21, 2024.

Guests expected to grace the event include the keynote speaker, Prof. Enajite Ojaruega of the Department of English and Literary Studies, Delta State University, Abraka, lead paper presenter, Dr. Stephen Kekeghe of the Department of English, Ajayi Crowther University, Oyo State, chief host and Provost, College of Education, Warri, Dr. Dickson E. Oyovwi while the host is the Dean, School of Languages, College of Education, Warri, Mrs. O. C. Aruya. Prof. Ojaruega’s keynote will be centred on ‘The Nexus between Heallth and Good Governance: What Has the Humanities Got to Do with It’ while Dr. Kekeghe’s lead paper is on ‘Humanities and Healthcare: Reflections on Linguistic and Artistic Components’.

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Keynote speaker, Prof. Enajite Ojaruega

The sub-themes for the conference include ‘Language as a Reflection of Humans Health Condition’, ‘Literature and Mental Health’, ‘Portrayals of Health Conditions in African Creative Writings,’ ‘Languages and the Politics of Health in Nigeria/Africa,’ ‘Social Challenges and the Individual’s Mental and Physical Health,’ ‘The Humanities and Promotion of Good Health,’ ‘Drama/Theatre Roles in the Promotion of Good Health through Good Governance,’ ‘Religion’s Roles in the Restoration of Good Health through Good Governance;,’ ‘Legitimacy of Government in Nigeria/Africa,’ ‘Poor Governance and the Challenges of Good Health,’ ‘Poverty Imports and Human’s Health, Good Governance and Good Health,’ ‘Human Right Position in the Quest for Good Health for All in the 21st Century,’ ‘Creating Good Health Awareness through Music,’ ‘Enhancing Good Health through Quality Regimen’ and ‘Promoting Health and Good Governance through Physical Education.’

Conferees are advised to forward their abstracts to jolangscoew@gmail.com or umukorobeauty@yahoo.com not later than January 31, 2024.

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