SCHEDULE OF PARALLEL SESSIONS
Day Two: Thursday July 10th, 2014 Parallel Sessions 1 (10:30-12:00)
Panel A: Performing Politics and Culture through Music (Chair: Dr. Joshua Amuah)
1. The Music Artist as a Social Critic in Nigeria’s Contemporary Democratic Experiment:
A Study of Selected Songs of Adviser Nowamagbe.
Barclays Foubiri Ayakoroma
2. Nigerian Music and Culture: A Study of Traditional Music in Izon and King Robert
Below is the final programme line up for the up coming AfTA Conference to be hosted by the School of Performing Arts from the 9th of July to the 12th of July at the university of Ghana. There will be seminars, parallel sessions, performances etc. Read more for the detailed programmes line up
The first ever Legon International Film Event LIFE  took place from Tuesday, 11th March to Friday 14th March 2014. The theme for the event was “Ghanaian Cinematic Practice, Achievements, Challenges & Prospects”. The four day event brought filmmakers, academicians, producers, directors and film critics under one roof to discuss issues affecting the film industry in Ghana. The event took place at the Centre for African Wetlands auditorium at the University of Ghana, Legon. As part of the four day event, there were movie screening sessions and workshops at various locations on campus.
The first day of the event kick-started with an opening ceremony; this started late due to electrical power supply challenges. The event was steered by Ms. Ekua R. Ekumah, a lecturer at the Department of Theatre Arts. Among the numerous invited guests present were Dr. Cosmos Badasu, Acting Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Prof. Osam, Pro Vice- Chancellor (ASA), University of Ghana, Prof. Agyei Mensah Pro-Vost of the College of Humanities. Others present included the esteemed Prof. Esi Sutherland and Mr. Kwaw Ansah, Chief Executive Officer of TV/Film Africa. The keynote speaker was Prof. Eric Knudsen, from Salford University, UK;