1983-1994 School of Fine Arts and African Studies Program, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana, USA. Ph.D. Program in African Art History. Dissertation Title: Aro Ikeji Festival: Toward a historical interpretation of a Masquerade Festival.
1987 M.A. degree, Major: Art of Africa/Oceania/Pre-Columbian America. Minors in Oriental Art and African Studies.
1979-1982 Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, B.A. (Double Major in African Studies and Art History). Graduated with distinction, 1983.
Art History: from 1400 to the Present
African Studies Association
College Arts Association
Arts Council of the African Studies Association
Masquerade Festivals in Southeastern Nigeria
“Aro Ikeji Festival Historical Consciousness and Negotiated Identities” forthcoming in: Repercussions of the Atlantic Slave Trade edited by Paul Lovejoy and Carolyn A. Brown
Masquerade Politics in Southeastern Nigeria African Arts 41(4): 32-43. 2008 (special issue on Masquerade and Modernities)
Challenges to Rural Festivals with the Return to Democratic Rule in Southeastern Nigeria. African Arts 38(4): 38-45, 93. Winter 2005
"Spatial Continuities: Masks and Cultural Interactions between the Delta and Southeastern Nigeria" African Arts, 35(1), 26-41, 93 Spring 2002
"First Word - Triennial Symposium of African Art, St Thomas: a broadened scope" African Arts, 34(3), 1-8, Autumn 2001
"'Remember Three Feet Deep': masks and the exculpation of/from death in Aro masquerade." Journal of Religion in Africa, 24(4): 323-338. 1994
"Life as an Artistic Process; Igbo Ikenga and Ofo," African Arts, 20(1), 66-71. 1988
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