COMMUNIQUÉ ISSUED BY THE IGBO STUDIES ASSOCIATION (ISA) AT THE END OF ITS 13TH ANNUAL CONFERENCE HELD AT MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, USA
Released: April 20th, 2015
The 13th Annual Conference of the Igbo Studies Association (ISA) was held at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA, from April 8th to 12th, 2015, with the theme: Oganihu Igbo: Strategies for Igbo Development. The conference was attended by scholars from universities and tertiary institutions, youth leaders, leaders of community organizations, media personnel, clergy, and professionals from the United States, Canada, Nigeria and South Africa.
The conference opened with a special plenary roundtable session focussing on the 2015 elections in Nigeria and how the outcomes of the 2015 elections would affect the Igbo and development in Igbo land.