Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

Despotism, RitualSacrifice and the Unconcious

CHAPTERONE INTRODUCTION LiterarycriticismstartedwiththeGreeks.Aristotle'spoeticsismostlydevotedto drama.Thinkingofliteraturefromastandpointofanartisticorrealisticdepiction ofreality,thenliterarycriticism andliterarytheoryisthestudyofhow we interpretliteraryrepresentationsofreality.Beitfiction and poetry,literary criticism isthestudyoftherepresentationofdifferentworlds.Mosttimes, medievalandclassicalcriticism hadfocusedonreligioustexts,andthediverse longreligioustraditionsofhermeneutic...

Gender Dimensions of war: a study of Femi Osofisan's Women of owu

ABSTRACT The gender dimensions of war and in Nigeria is perniciously depicting a devastating trend asare the challenges faced in understanding the gendered dimensions of suffering and shock that isinvolved, as war is invariably pervading lives and every aspect of society. The costs have beenevident as wars are often characterized by large scale displacement, economic loss and death.Evidently in the environment is the disturbing level of psychological bereft and disillusionmentwhich war unl...

The Imperative of socio-political satire in Femi Osofisan's Many Colours Makes Thunder King

TABLE OF CONTENTSTitle page - - - - - - - - iDeclaration - - - - - - - - iiCertification - - - - - - - - iiiAcknowledgement - - - - - - - iv Dedication - - - - - - - vTable of content - - - - - - - viAbstract   - - - - - - - - viiCHAPTER 1INTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the study - - - - - - 11.2 Statement of the problem - - - - - - 21.3 Aim and Objectives - - - - - - 41.4 Significance of the study - - - - - - 41.5 Scope of the study - - - - - - - 5CHAPTER 2LITRATURE REVIEW2.1 T...

The Role of Mass Media against Illicit Drug Trafficking

ABSTRACTTrafficking and use of illicit drugs (banned substances) have become prevalent, menacing and deadly plague unleashing social and health hazards on the human race, yet with increased economic patronage. The problem is more prevalent in the developing nations, while Nigeria is one of the most affected African countries. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has acknowledged this fact. Despite efforts by the Nigerian government through her Anti-drug abuse agencies, t...

The Role of Television in the Campaign against Drug Abuse

    ABSTRACTDrug abuse continues to be the major risk behaviour among youth and adolescents, with physical and mental health complications. Despite the known risks associated with the drugs, adolescents continue using these drugs.This paper reveals the prevalence of drug abuse among adolescent’s in Nigeria, problems associated with drugs abuse, reasons why adolescents are vulnerable to drugs abuse and the role of Television in the campaign of curbing the menace of drug abuse. Des...

Migration and Transnationalism in Teju Cole's Open City By Omotoyosi Odukomaiya

          In recent times, numerous contemporary Nigerian fiction novels have increasingly employed a transnational outlook, consequently forgoing previous themes that bordered on national or societal issues. It reaffirms the simple fact that literature is indeed influenced by a reality that continually evolves. The apparent reason for the thematic shift in Nigerian Literature is simple. Globalization, a term closely related to transnationalis...

STRATEGIES FOR MARKETING CULTURAL HERITAGE FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL.

By any standard, tourism has become the world's number one industry, and the African cultural heritages have been placed on reference incognito shielding it from advertising, marketing and sharing these rich and prosperous ancestral indigenous knowledge systems from the outside world in the name of traditional values, norms and/or religious fallacy. This research project is centered on introducing marketing strategies and advertising techniques to the supposed ever flourishing ethic and norms...

ANALYZATION OF THE IMPACT OF USER EDUCATION ON E- RESOURCES UTILISATION IN AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA.

This study was limited to the impact of user education on electronic resource utilisation in the Ahmadu Bello university Zaria libraries. The study was guided by the specific objectives; to establish the nature of user education, to establish the relationship between user education and electronic resource utilization, to establish the challenges encountered in user education for e-resource utilization and to establish solutions to the identified challenges in Ahmadu Bello university lib...

EFFECT OF E-LEARNING ON STUDENTS’ ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE: A CASE STUDY OF A PARTICULAR LEARNING STRING OR SET

This research elicited and examined a number of extreme points of views about the impact of E-learning on academic achievement. Although it was discovered that certain issues have not yet been properly addressed to E-Learning implementation processes, as the prime focus of the research was on prior computer skills, number of hours individual spend studying and socio-demographic characteristics. CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1 Background of the StudyEducation is a key factor for sustaina...

BUILDING A POSITIVE GLOBAL BRAND: THE PLACE OF FILM

Film combines many diverse disciplines, each of which may have its own rules of aesthetics. The aesthetics of cinematography are partly related to still photography, but the movement of the subject(s) or the cinema and the fact that result is a moving picture experience that takes place over time.An Essay.

Effects of e-library on students' academic performance in tertiary institutions a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “effects of e-library on students’ academic performance in tertiary institutions: a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria” It identifies the Concept of e-library and e-resources, availability of e-library, resources and services in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Students’ use of e-library in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, impact of e-library on students’ academic performance, challenges associated with the utilization of e-library resources in Ahma...

CROSS-GENDER JOURNEY MOTIF IN DANIEL BLACK’S THEY TELL ME OF AHOME AND YAA GYASI’S HOMEGOING

AbstractRepresentations of ‘Cross-Gender’ Journey motif means the marked difference(s) in ‘Cross-Gender’ experiences and challenges in diasporic milieu. Several studies have been carried out on journey motif, with little attention paid to ‘Cross-Gender’ journey motifs. This study focused on portraying how the patriarchal society in which both male and female genders find themselves tends to be the ultimate tool defining and creating in their psyche what strength cum weakness is, a...

Effects of e-library, resources and services on students' academic performance in tertiary institutions a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.

This study examined “effects of e-library on students’ academic performance in tertiary institutions: a case study of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria” It identifies the Concept of e-library and e-resources, availability of e-library, resources and services in Nigerian tertiary institutions. Students’ use of e-library in Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, impact of e-library on students’ academic performance, challenges associated with the utilization of e-library resources in Ahm...

Oil Boom and Underdevelopment: The Challenges of Premium Motor Spirit Importation into Nigeria 1999-2016

                                                       ABSTRACT This research examined how the Oil Boom in Nigeria has underdeveloped the nation ratherthan develop and also examining the challenges or problem faced in premium motor spiritimportation into   the country   as   a   result   of  &nbs...

Awareness and Access to Educational Broadcasting Programmes among Secondary school students in Egbeda Community, Lagos

ABSTRACTEducational broadcasting policy has been successfully used for diffusing education among audience in so many countries across the world. It is a policy that has been adjudged effective in bridging the gap between the classroom and home, and an effective alternative for the deprived and unreached. Just like many other nations, Nigeria in the past had an effective educational broadcasting policy that facilitated the production and transmission of educational programmes to schools and ho...


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