FRESH NIGERIAN GRIOTS (INTERVIEW 1): HYGINUS EKWUAZI

____________________________________________________________________________________________________ INTRODUCTION: Dr. Hyginus Ekwuazi is a lecturer with the Theatre Arts Department in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He is also a notable behind-the-scenes name in the Nigerian movie industry, Nollywood as well as the founding Director-General of the National Film Institute, Jos, Plateau. What is not so popular about him is his … Continue reading FRESH NIGERIAN GRIOTS (INTERVIEW 1): HYGINUS EKWUAZI

TALES IN MEMORIES, THE LYRICS OF THOUGHTS: IN LIEU OF AN EXPLORATION OF HYGINUS EKWUAZI’S THAT OTHER COUNTRY

By Su’eddie Vershima AGEMA The name Hyginus Ekwuazi is no longer strange in poetic circles. He has made a mark on the Nigerian poetry scene with more than three books of poetry published already. A notable fact is that each of his books has a theme, symbol or idea that all the poems reflect. Mercifully, … Continue reading TALES IN MEMORIES, THE LYRICS OF THOUGHTS: IN LIEU OF AN EXPLORATION OF HYGINUS EKWUAZI’S THAT OTHER COUNTRY

THE PARTICULAR AND THE UNIVERSAL: A CONVERSATION ON THE UNIVERSALITY OF ART

Conversants: Ada AGADA[i] and Su’eddie Vershima Agema[ii] Contributors: Maik Ortserga[iii] and Samuel Okopi[iv] Ada AGADA: A famous European critic once correctly argued that both Achebe and Hardy are particular. While Achebe is a literary denizen of his Igbo environment, Hardy is domiciled in his Wessex (or Dorset) environment. Both wrote about village life. Both missed … Continue reading THE PARTICULAR AND THE UNIVERSAL: A CONVERSATION ON THE UNIVERSALITY OF ART