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    The 16th Igbo Studies Association Annual International Conference
    Theme: “Igbo Ga-adi: Projecting Igbo Values and Customs”
    Dominican University, River Forest, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    May 10-12, 2018

    The Igbo Studies Association (ISA) specially invites scholars, students, organizations and professionals in Nigeria and in the diaspora whose research interests cover any of the areas of Igbo Studies to its 16th annual international conference, which will take place at the Dominican University, River Forest, Illinois, USA, on May 10-12, 2018.

    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.


    Your ISA membership must be renewed annually in order to remain active.

    • Regular Member (Renewal) - $50
    • Student Member (Renewal) - $30
    • Regular Member (New) - $75
    • Student Member (New) - $55
    • Life Member - $1000


    • Regular Member - $100
    • Regular Africa – $70
    • Student Member - $50
    • Life Member - $100
    • Non-Member - $120


    The Director,
    Igbo Studies Association Secretariat & Center for Igbo Studies
    Fine Arts Building, Room # 321
    Dominican University
    7900 W. Division Street
    River Forest, IL 60305 USA
    Telephone: (708) 488-5302

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