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    Released: July 25, 2017

    The Igbo Studies Association held its 15th Annual International Conference and meeting in Owerri, Nigeria, on June 8-10, 2017. The three-day conference at the Greatwood Hotel, Owerri, welcomed scholars and professionals from all parts of Nigeria, Europe, United States of America and Canada.

    Part of the funding for the ISA conference and meeting in Owerri came from the African Studies Association’s 2017 small grant awards opportunity for Coordinate and Affiliate Organizations, supported by ASA’s 50th Anniversary Fund for activities ranging from conferences in Africa to travel expenses by scholars.

    Award Description

    The Don Ohadike Book Prize of the Igbo Studies Association (ISA), USA, will be awarded to the author of a book published in 2017 and chosen as the best among a number of competitors. The award, a cash prize of $200.00 (two hundred dollars only) and a plaque citing the achievement of the author, will be made at the annual conference and meeting of the Igbo Studies Association, USA, at the Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, May 9-12, 2018

    Delivered: June 9, 2017

    Ndi Igbo, Umunne m na Umunna m, Ndewo nu o!

    Every two years, we welcome in a new Executive Management Team to steer the affairs of our beloved Association. This tradition is good, for it allows fresh new blood to flow into the spine of the Association, assuring progress in our mission, objectives and goals to promote studies of Igbo language and economic, social, cultural, political, and technological development of Igboland.

    Released: June 22, 2017

    The three-day 15th annual meeting and conference of the Igbo Studies Association at the Greatwood Hotel, Owerri, June 8-10, 2017 welcomed attendees and participants of all walks of life from Nigeria, Europe, United States of America and Canada, and included students, educators, activists, university academics, independent scholars, community leaders, entrepreneurs, nonprofit organizations, clergy and nuns, and statesmen and stateswomen.

    Released: June 22, 2017

    Dear ISA Members,

    Greetings! Ndewo nu o!

    The ISA Summit at the Greatwood Hotels, Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, has come and gone, but will probably never leave our memory as one of the most fruitful and enjoyable conferences of the Igbo Studies Association yet. It is my belief that everyone has returned safely to home base, having not heard anything to the contrary. We are grateful to Chukwu for journey mercy to Owerri and back.

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