Art & Humanities

Research Papers/Topics in Art & Humanities

ATTITUDE OF UNDERGRADUATES TOWARDS A CAREER IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE: A CASE STUDY OF THE DELTA STATE UNIVERSITY, ABRAKA

ABSTRACTThis research work examined the attitude of undergraduates towards a Career in Library and Information Science: A case study of Delta State University, Abraka.  Four research questions were raised to guide the study. The scope of the study is limited to 100-400 undergraduate regular students of library and information science Department, Delta State University, Abraka. The descriptive survey research was used for the study.  One hundred and fifty (150) undergraduates in the ...

UTILISATION OF INFORMATION ON CHILD SPACING AMONG CHILD-BEARING MOTHERS IN POLYGAMOUS HOMES IN KUSFA AREA OF ZARIA CITY, KADUNA STATE, NIGERIA

Maternal morbidity and mortality is a major cause of concern in developing countries. To reduce maternal morbidity and mortality, several public health agencies diffused information on child spacing to the public, but still maternal morbidity and mortality remain a very big challenge in most developing countries including Nigeria. Using constructionist view of reality and Chatman’s (2000) theory of normative behavior as a theoretical framework, this research sought to investigate the socio-...

THE ROLE OF A FILM-MAKER IN SUSTAINING CULTURE DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN SOCIETY-A CASE STUDY OF - KUNLE AFOLAYAN.-OCTOBER 1- FEATURE FILM

THE ROLE OF A FILM-MAKER IN SUSTAINING CULTURE & DEVELOPMENT IN THE CONTEMPORARY NIGERIAN SOCIETY: A CASE STUDY OF “OCTOBER 1” FEATURE FILM BY KUNLE AFOLAYAN.BYABDULQADIR, HUSSAIN ZAGURU(P14ARTP7006)A RESEARCH PROJECT SUBMITTED TO THE POST GRADUATE SCHOOL OF AHMADU BELLO UNIVERSITY, ZARIA IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE CONDITIONS FOR THE AWARD OF POST GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN DEVELOPMENT COMMUNICATIONDEPARTMENT OF THEATRE AND PERFORMING ARTS,AHMADU BELLO ...

Folktales and Proverbs in African Mythical Tradition: A study of K. Sello Duiker's HIDDEN STARS and Chinua Achebe's ARROW OF GOD

Folktales and folklore which are traditional art, literature, knowledge and practice disseminated largely through oral communication and behavioral examples were initially collected and documented by some writers for culture preservation only because they felt that these elements of folklore are going into extinction and need to be frozen in print, while some writers incorporate folklore materials in their novels, poems, drama for entertainment and culture preservation. These writers ar...

’Nigerian workers perception of the Relevance of Public Relations to Local Government Administration, a study of Ughelli North Local Government Area Delta State”

CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION1.1      Background to the StudyAccording to carter and broom (2004, p.12) public relations is the management function that identifies, establishes and maintains mutually beneficial relationships between an organization and its publics upon whom its success depends. It’s important to know that life and success of any organization can only be ensured and sustained through effective mobilization of both the internal and external publics of the organizatio...

How to find your own singing voice (Tenor singers)

Lessons for tenor vocalist on singing with a well tuned voice 

RE-WRITING THE PAST AND THE DILEMMA OF SOCIAL RELEVANCE IN TOYIN ABIODUN’S THE TRIALS OF AFONJA AND THE MARRIAGE OF ARIKE

This is a research on Toyin Abiodun's drama texts "The Marriage of Arike" and "The Trials of Afonja" describing it as books on history and African culture using the theory "New Historicism".ABSTRACTMany writers resort borrowing and incorporating elements of culture in their works other to preserve from extinction. The writers in this time are aware of the historicity of the people as well as the culture and aesthetics which he intends to capture. The intention here is to educate,entertain, as...

The Nature, Origin and Evolution of Modern African Poetry

Various phases have emerged in the development of Modern African poetry, each with its poets and ideology. These phases are the pioneer phase, the modernist phase and the contemporary phase. This paper swiftly traces the origin, development and features of what today is called modern African poetry. It treats Modern African Poetry as an offspring of the African oral traditions and the African colonial experience, and as a reactionary tool against the whips of neo-colonialism in African s...

ADICHIE'S AMERICANAH : AN INTENTIONAL DISTORTION OF THE AFRICAN IDEALS TO STIR THE AFRICANNESS IN AFRICANS

This essay attempts a moral criticism of Americanah and provides a rationale for its offensiveness. With the provocative ending given to the novel, this essay maintains the stance that Adichie engages in an intentional distortion of what is considered rational and moral in Africa not to leave the African reader offended, but to stir an anger in him and give him a deeper conviction of the morality he truly stands for. 

Signs and Signification in Chika Unigwe's Night Dancer and Kunle Afolayan's October 1

ABSTRACTNigerian novelists and filmmakers deploy cultural codes to communicate certain messages and create a genuinely Nigerian narrative art recognisable to the reader and viewer. Even when the process of conveying a message seems overt, certain messages are still artistically encoded for the reader and viewer to crack. Consequently, this study critically elucidates how cultural signs convey meanings in Chika Unigwe’s Night Dancer (a novel) and Kunle Afolayan’s October 1 (a film),...

ONLINE PUBLIC RELATIONS AND CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT_ A STUDY OF FIRST BANK

ABSTRACTThis study examined the relationship between online public relations and customer engagement with First Bank of Nigeria as the focus of the study. This study was prompted by perceived inability of organizations to engage their online publics. The research design employed for this study was survey. The instrument of data collection was questionnaire. To achieve this, 250 customers of First Bank responded to questionnaire and the Head of Media and External communication of First Bank wa...

The Concept of Self in Soren Kierkegaard Existentialism

Our experience and knowledge of the human nature are always incomplete and fragmentary. This inability to achieve a comprehensive grasp of what we are is often revealed as we attempt to clarify the concepts that emerge from our lopsided understanding of human nature. The concept of self is a case point. In this essay, we focused on the idea of self in philosophic literature; we affirm that self is seemingly lost in the multiplicity of its aspects. Kierkegaard Existentialism shows that existen...

EFFECT OF INDIGENOUS LANGUAGE ON ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN

TABLE OF CONTENTS CoverTitle Certification Dedication Acknowledgement Table of ContentsList of TablesList of Figures (or other illustrations) Abstract   CHAPTER ONEINTRODUCTION 1.1 Background to the study1.2 Statement of the problem1.3 Objectives of the study1.4 Research questions 1.5 Significance of the study1.6 Scope of the study1.8 Operational Definitions of the termsCHAPTER TWO2.0 Sources of Literature 2.1 Review of the...

REWRITE OF EXRTOVERT POTENTIAL SHADY DAVID

This articles is focused and directed to most Nigerian youths it tagged "Extrovert potential its an Article you will love to read and learn from.

The Effect of Broadcast Media in Effective Enlightenment on HIV/AIDS in Osogbo Community: A Case Study of (Osun State Broadcasting Cooperation OSBC)

ABSTRACTIn this study, the researcher’s objective was to establish the effect of broadcast media in effective enlightenment on HIV/AIDS in Osogbo community: A case study of (Osun State Broadcasting Cooperation OSBC)”. The researcher sought to establish if HIV/AIDS programmes aired by OSBC FM are geared towards effective enlightenment on HIV/AIDS in Osogbo community. The background of the study highlights the history of HIV/AIDS in Nigeria. It details cases where media has been successful ...


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