LALICOM Conference Final - University of Education, Winneba

FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA
AND THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH,
UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
1ST INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE
ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE, AND COMMUNICATION (LALICOM)
Theme:
Codification, Standardization, and Communication:
Linguistic and Literary Perspectives on English and Indigenous Languages
Use in Anglophone West Africa
3RD-5TH FEBRUARY, 2015
South Campus, University of Education Winneba
PROGRAMME
DAY 1
TUESDAY FEBRUARY 3, 2015
SESSION I
OPENING
8:30am-10:15am
KEYNOTE ADDRESS:
Topic:
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Professor Segun Awonusi
Codification, Standardization, and Communication: Linguistic and
Literary Perspectives on English and Indigenous Languages Use in
Anglophone West Africa
10:15am-10:30am
TEA/COFFEE BREAK
Moderator
Prof. Mawutor Avoke, Dean, School of Graduate Studies.
SESSION 2
CULTURE AND COMMUNICATION
10:30am-12:00noon
Hezekiah Babtunji Adepoju
Ariyo O. Alabi
Moderator
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
EBOLA: A reconstruction of paralinguistic greetings in Nigeria.
The gospel as rhetoric: An analysis of aspects of language use in church
programme adverts in Lagos, Nigeria.
Journalism, Literature and currents of thought in modern Ghana:
Cameron Duodu's treatment of the Africa verbal art in Letter from Afar.
Translating postcolonial African literature: Consequences of disregarding
rules and convention.
Prof . Emmanuel Adedun
12:00-1:30pm
LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 3
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SESSION 3A
GRADUATE SESSION
1:30pm-3:00pm
Adoabi M. Muo
Samuel Acheampong
Moderator
J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
“To whom much is given much is expected”: The burden of upgraded
Nigerian woman in Adimora-Ezeigbo's Children of Eagle.
Poetic content and social functions of selected Ohafia rites of passage.
Festival-myth, festival-drama and expression among the Urhobo in
Nigeria.
Overview of anaphors in Likpakpaani.
Ms Esinam Akakpo
SESSION 3B
GRADUATE SESSION
1:30pm-3:00pm
Simon K. Tanyingri
Osu Alu Azuma
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Idiolectal study of two feature article writers in the Daily Graphic.
A semiotic and stylistic analysis of language use in war reports in the
print media .
Global culture and the African diasporic experience in the postmodern
world in the poetry of African Diaspora poets.
Sexuality, the body, the mind and society in the writings of Nawal
El Sadaawi.
A socio-semiotic study of the language of the Nigerian Police Force
reports on fraud.
Dr. Isreal Peace Chinwendu
Nathaniel Glover-Meni
Alfred Cudjoe
Rosetta Ifeoma Nnsi
Joy Aroture Omoru
Frances Edoama Odueme
Osita Dinma Nkeiruka Lemoha
& Clara Ijeoma Osuji
Josephine Ogechi
Moderator
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
SESSION 4
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SESSION 4A
LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION
3:00-4:30pm
Christoph Amekpordi
Molara Akewo D. Iyabode
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
A sociolinguistic analysis of Asogli appellations.
Linguicide and Nigerian languages: Green economy as a strategic
platform for preservation.
Constraintes d'emploi des articles definis de/des en Francais moderne et
contemporian experiment la relation semantique de dependance du
point de vue collectif.
Dominic S. Y. Amuzu
Feyisayo Ademola-Adeoye &
Yewande Ntekim-Rex
Moderator
Raising out of finite clauses in Niger-Congo Language.
Prof. Augustine Y. Quashigah
SESSION 4B
LANGUAGE AND POST COLONIAL LITERATURE
3:00pm-4:30pm
Benedicta Onuora Nweke
Moderator
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Inter-border relations and emerging socio-cultural and dynamics in Tricia
Chioma Ihuoama's I Do Not Get to Come to You by Chance and
Chimmanda Adichie's American.
Nigerian drama: Concepts, features and definitions.
“Nakeding” as radicalised protest in Nigerian drama: A study of Femi
Osofisan's Women of Owu and Olu Obafemi's Naira Has No Gender.
Mythologizing Yoruba orature in poetry: Lobotomizing the swivelled
pulses of laughter in Niyi Osundare's Waiting Laughters and Remi Raji's
A Harvest of Laughters.
Prof. Kwakuvi Azasu
SESSION 4C
LANGUAGE AND THEORY
3:00pm-4:30pm
Simeon Olaogun
Anyagwa N. Carol
Albert Wornyo
Monica Amoah Apenteng
Moderator
CMS SEMINAR ROOM
Negation in Abesabesi
Codifying Nigerian English Stress
Codifying Ghanaian English: The parameters to consider
An autosegmental analysis of three assimilatory processes in Okiri
Prof. Victor B. Owhotu
6:30pm-8:00pm
FILM SHOW: TWELVE YEARS A SLAVE
Venue: J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Toafek Olatunbosun
Bosede Funke Afolayan
Niyi Akinge
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
DAY 2
WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 4, 2015
SESSION 5
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SESSION 5A
INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
7:30am-9:00am
Joy M. Etiowo & Oyo Ekpo Oyo
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
A Literature/Linguistic appraisal of the concept of personal names in
Yakurr (Nigeria)
Archiving and documentation of indigenous languages through oral
performance: An examination of some selected Yoruba fairy-tale of Ijapa
Literary aesthetics in the narration of Dagara folktales
Okunola Taiwo Afolabi
Martin Kyiileyang &
Michelle Debrah
Friday Iyare Ogbidi
Moderator
Impediments to the successful implementation of indigenous language
usage in Anglophone West Africa.
Dr. Yewande Ntekim Rex
SESSION 5B
LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION
7:30am-9:00am
Juliet Nkane Ekpang
Felix A. Odonkor
Moderator
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Metaphors in Lola Shoneyin's The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives.
Literature et development: Une etude de Le Mandat d'Osumane
Sembene.
Symbolism as communication agent in plays: Yaw Asare's Ananse in the
Land of Idiots.
Oral performance, political mobilization and opposition in Benue State:
The Action Congress of Nigeria (ACN) 'Ishor Chengi' political songs in
focus.
Dr. Rebecca Akpanglo-Nartey
SESSION 6
LEAD SPEAKER
9:00am-10:15am
Lead Speaker’s Address
Topic:
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Prof. Yaw Sekyi-Baidoo
Towards a functional/indigenous perspective for the appreciation of
African Oral Literature
10:30am-10:45am
TEA/COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 7
GENDER AND COMMUNICATION
10:45am-12:15pm
Juliana Daniels
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Feminist censure of marriage in Islam: Alifa Rifaat's short stories
(Distant View of a Minaret).
Women's rights and social status in pre-colonial Igbo society: An African
feminist's perspective of Adimora-Ezeigbo's The Last of The Strong Ones.
Soap characters, matriarchy and social realism: Perspectives of viewers of
Corazone Indomable.
An analysis of the contributions of women parliamentarians to
parliamentary debates: A study of the Hansard from 2010-2011
Dr. Regina K. Caesar
Ernest Kwasi Amponsah &
Evans Asante
Jonathan Desen Mbachaga &
Apollos Ackson Akaa
P. C. Israel, F. N Echendu
& L. C. Uwadi
Christiana Hammond &
Dorcas Anima Donkor
Sandra Freda Woode
Moderator
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
12:15am-1:15pm
LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 8
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SESSION 8A
PRAGMATICS, AESTHETICS AND PEDAGOGY
1:15-3:45
Charles Owu-Ewie
Rebecca Akpanglo Nartey
Moderator
J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
The use of English as medium of instruction at the upper basic level in
Ghana (Primary four to Junior High School): From theory to practice.
The Structure and meaning of Nigerian English idioms.
Copyright in the pedagogical use of artistic work in Ghana. A case study
at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
Nigerian English and international intelligibility: Practical lexico-semantic
problems.
A preliminary acoustic account of Ga tones
Mr. Ebenezer Henry Brew-Riverson
SESSION 8B
LANGUAGE AND THEORY
1:15pm-3:45pm
Hezekiah Babatuji Adepoju
Abraham Kwesi Bisilki
Ayodeji A. Adedara
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Euphemism as politeness strategy in language change.
Aspects of the morphology of Likpakpaani 'Konkomba': A preliminary study.
“If indeed this is the will of the Ekiti people”: A discursive and socialtheoretical investigation of a concession speech.
Ntekim- Rex & Ademola-Adeoye
Reuben Glover
Peace Chinwendu Isreal
Peter Afful &
Ebenezer Ghampson
Moderator
Presenting English language structure: The role of metaphors.
Dr. Oyo Ekpo Oyo
SESSION 9A
FILM, MEDIA, AND TECHNOLOGY
3:45pm-5:15pm
Kwesi Aggrey
Bismark O. Sackey, Samuel M.
Yirenkye & R. Kolawole
Lawrence Eniayo Sobola
Kofi Bentum Wilson &
Bliss Acheampong
Moderator
J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Occupational communication modes and symbols: A study of the nonverbal perspectives of artisanal marine fishing practices in Ghana.
Students' perception on campus-based theatre productions: A study of
University of Education, Winneba.
A study of metaphor in the Nollywood movie Eruka Irawo.
Language students' attitude towards the use of computer technology:
Implications for communication and practice.
Dr. Joy M. Etiowo
SESSION 9B
FILM AND MEDIA
1:15pm-3:45pm
Lawrence Eriayo Sobola
Felicia Ohwovoriote
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Language & Culture interface in Nigerian Films.
The Epic in Nollywood: Collective knowledge and the reaffirmation of
Cultural History.
Borrowing From Reality?:Dramatic Representation of Police Checkpoints in
Nigerian Films
Cornelius Onyekaba
Moderator
Dr. Feyi Ademola-Adeoye
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
SESSION 9C
LANGUAGE AND RHETORIC
3:45pm-5:15pm
Paul Herzuah
CMS SEMINAR ROOM
A rhetorical analysis of two Ghanaian newspaper editorials on presidential
election petition hearing.
Eric Opoku Mensah
Abena Abokumah &
James Azure Ababila
Moderator
Pan Africanism and Civil Religious Performance: Kwame Nkrumah and
Ghana’s Independence on 6th March.
A Rhetorical Analysis of President’s New Year Message
Libation performance and ancestorship: The farefare world view.
Dr. Nwagbo Osita Gerald
7:00pm-8:30pm
FILM SHOW: POTOMANTO
Venue: J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
DAY 3
THURSDAY FEBRUARY 5, 2015
SESSION 10
CONCURRENT SESSIONS
SESSION 10A
LINGUISTICS AND COMMUNICATION
8:00am-9:30am
Kemi Olowu
Philips Kofi Atsu Larnyo
Yewande Nketim-Rex
Ruby Otoo
Moderator
J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Legal register or linguistics labyrinth: A case for simpler statutories.
Coreference in Ewe causative constructions.
“Charity Begins at Home”: Identification of Nigerian English idioms.
Relevance relation in discourse: A study with special reference to Ga
Oyiwaladɔŋŋ (Thank you).
Dr. Samuel Atintono
SESSION 10B
PRAGMATICS, AESTHETICS, AND PEDAGOGY
8:00am-9:30am
Asangba R. Taluah
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
The teaching and learning of the English Language in Ghana: Problems
and implications.
Pax Linguis, Lingua Pax: An appraisal of the prospects of language
education for a culture of peace in Nigeria.
Kidwatching: A tool for accelerating early childhood literacies.
Anthonia N. Maduekwe &
Victor B. Owhotu
Abdulai Jakalia &
Abraham Kwesi Bisilki.
Harriet Okoh
Moderator
Adopting a communicative approach in English Language teaching:
A panacea of students' inhibition in the use of English.
Prof. Dominic S. Y. Amuzu
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
SESSION 10C
LANGUAGE AND THEORY
8:00am-9:30am
Mohammed T. Sadiq
CMS SEMINAR ROOM
Discourse strategies in Police interviews: An analysis of language of
coaxing and coercion in Police/Suspect interrogation.
English Language, a communicative tool in technological advancement
The meaning of meaning: A Bible translator's guide.
Levels of comprehension questions in the Junior High School English
Language textbooks.
Give us Barabbas: A Critical Discourse of 2014 Ekiti State Governorship
Election
Dr. Bosode Funke
Idonije Okhiku & I.O. Esamah
Peter Pryce
Abena Abokoma Asemanyi &
Naa Korkor Leeyoo Watson-Nortey
Lawrence Eriayo Sobola
Moderator
SESSION 11A
FILM, MEDIA, AND TECHNOLOGY
9:30am-11:00am
Ebenezer H. Brew-Riverson
Daniel Olowookere &
Tokunbo Gboyega
Andy Ofori-Birikorang &
Kwesi Aggrey
J.N ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Teaching acting at UEW, Winneba - A retrospective perspective
Moderator
The universe of the Yoruba mind: A reading of four Yoruba films.
Horns over our Roofs: A study of emerging locally designed rural
information dissemination technology (RIDT) system in local communities
in Ghana.
Prof Thomas Essilfie
SESSION 11B
PRAGMATICS, AESTHETICS, AND PEDAGOGY
9:30am-11:00am
Samuel AwinkeneAtintono
SCIENCE FACULTY AUDITORIUM
Verbs of Separation in Gurenε.
Regina Oforiwah Caesar
Samuel Alhassan Issah
Nada Gbegble
Moderator
Serial Verb Constructions (SVCs) in Dangme.
The coding of negation in Dagbani.
The expression of deontic modality in Ewe
Dr. Mojisola Shodipe
11:00am-11:15am
TEA/COFFEE BREAK
SESSION 12
GRADUATE SESSION
11:15am-12:45pm
Bismark S. Odum
J.N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM.
Identity construction of celebrities through Facebook: A study of
Ghanaian celebrities.
Gender and identity construction on blogs: A study of ten top blogs in
Africa .
Adolescents' parasocial interaction with local celebrities on television..
The internet as news source: A study of news consumption habits among
undergraduate students at the University of Education, Winneba.
Some syntactic similarities between focus constructions and contentquestions in Ò̩wò̩n-Ògè.
Dr. Hinneh Kusi
Brenda Anita Alofah
Stephen Tindi
Mustapha Jimah
Priscilla Lola Adenuga
Moderator
FACULTY OF LANGUAGES EDUCATION,
UNIVERSITY OF EDUCATION, WINNEBA AND
THE DEPARTMENT OF ENGLISH, UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS
12:45pm-2:00pm
LUNCH BREAK
SESSION 13
LANGUAGE AND IDENTITY
2:00pm-3:30pm
Mojisola Shodipe
J. N. ARYEETEY AUDITORIUM
Language and social identity: A sociolinguistic study of Yoruba-English
bilingualism in the language of political campaigns in South West
Nigeria.
David Dankwa- Apau,
Bliss Acheampong &
Rebecca Williams
Gerald O. Nwagbo
Daniel Ayi Adzimah &
Essinam Akakpo
Constructing identities through L2: Accents and attitudes among
Ghanaian learners of English.
Identity and language use among West African refugees in Oru Camp,
Ogun State, Nigeria.
Moderator
French language policy and its implementation in Ghana:
Inconsistencies, implications and the way forward.
Dr. Nada Gbegble
3:30pm - 4:30pm
CLOSING SESSION
7:00pm-11pm
AFRICAN RHYTHMS NIGHT
VENUE: RUN-OFF RESTAURANT & BAR
For further information and enquiries, please, contact the Conveners @: fleunilag2014@gmail.com