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March 29-31 2002

Venue: The Flawn Academic Center at the University of Texas at Austin 

Convener: Dr. Toyin Falola

Conference Staff

Ann Cooper, Kirsten Walles, Ann Genova, Peter Siegesmund, Sam Saverance

University Support

Laura Flack, Joey Walker, Julie Sederholm

Conference Sponsors

The Africa Program,The University of Texas at Arlington
The Florence Thelma Hall Centennial Chair in Music
Center for African and African-American Studies
The Frances Higginbothom Nalle Endowment
The Louann and Larry Temple Endowment
Office of the Provost and Vice President
Dean's Office, College of Liberal Arts
Graduate Africanist Organization
Liberal Arts Honors Programs
University Co-op Bookstore
Office of Graduate Studies
Department of Linguistics
Department of History
Department of English
Benedict Ladi Olusola
Women's Studies
F. Olabisi Falola


The conference will cover a wide array of subjects on Nigeria during the twentieth century. This is the first scholarly conference to review the entire history and society of Nigeria during the twentieth century. It will lay the foundation for a follow-up conference on Nigeria in the 21st century. Scholars from many disciplines are represented.