My Articles in Anthologies
(forthcoming) “Freedom, Culture and Transformative Harmony: Clues from Pre-colonial Igbo Culture.” Transformative Harmony. Edited by Ananta Kumar Giri. London: Cambridge Scholars.
2016 “Gender and Owu, a timed masquerade festival of the Riverine Igbo.” Being and Becoming: Gender, Culture and Shifting Identity in Sub-Saharan Africa. Edited by Chinyere Ukpokolo: 29-48.
2015 “Okoroshi 2009—A Critical Incident? Towards Studying Culture to Avoid Conflict.” Perspectives on the Igbo. Vol. 1, History, Culture and Artistic Expression. Edited by Apollos O. Nwauwa and Chima J. Korieh. Glassboro, NJ: Goldline & Jacobs Publishing: 98-111.
2014 “The Dialectics of Traditional Igbo and Christian Religions in Contemporary Nigeria.” The Interface of Igbo Theology and Christianity. Edited by Akuma-Kalu Njoku. London: Cambridge Scholars: 51-65.
2012a) “Ideological Impositions and Cultural Deterioration in Select Novels from Nigeria.” Marginalised Identity (An Engagement with Art, Literature, Language and Ethnicity). Yumir Basar, M.C. Behera, and Lisa Lomdak. New Delhi: Commonwealth Publishers PVT, Ltd.: 99-117
2012b) “Slaughter of the Gods—Who will remember the Igbo story? Looking at the Owu Masquerade as an Important Repository of Indigenous Knowledge, Culture, and History.” Africa after Fifty Years: Retrospection. Edited by Toyin Falola and Maurice Amutabi. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press: 55-77.
2011 “Nneka ? – Is Mother Still Supreme in Igboland? Reflections on the Biography of the Late Eze Mmiri, Madame Martha Mberekpe of Orsu-Obodo, Oguta LGA, 1934-2007.” Against all Odds. The Igbo Experience in Post-Colonial Nigeria. Edited by Apollos Nwauwa and Chima Korieh. Glassboro, NJ: Goldline & Jacobs Publishing:201-224.
2010 “The Igbo Lake Goddess Ogbuide.” Goddesses in World Culture. Vol. I .: 249-262. Edited by Patricia Monaghan. New York: ABC-Clio/ Praeger.
2008 “Dada-Dreadlocks-Hair: The Hidden Messages of Mammy Water in West Africa.” Sacred Waters. Edited by Henry Drewal. Bloomington/IN: Indiana University Press.
2006 “Owu, Agugu, and Omerife: The sacred art and ritual of balancing people, nature, and water spirits.” Education, Culture and Development. Edited by Y.James Emejulu and Michael C. Mbabuike. Cape Town, South Africa: Centre for Advanced Studies of African Society, Casas Book Series No. 41: 66-92.
2006a) “Divine Waters of the Oru-Igbo in Southeastern Nigeria.” The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Edited by Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan. NYC: Continuum International.
2006b) “Mammy Water.” The Encyclopedia of Religion and Nature. Edited by Bron Taylor and Jeffrey Kaplan. NYC: Continuum International.
2003 “Funding Ethnographic Film and Video Productions in America.” Principles of Visual
Anthropology. Edited by Paul Hockings (new and revised 2nd edition 2009). Hawthorne, NY:
Walter DeGruyter: 413 439.
2000 “The Lake Goddess, Uhammiri/ Ogbuide, Eze Nwanyi: A Case Study of the Female Side of the Universe in Igbo Cosmology.” African Spirituality. Forms, Meanings and Expressions. Edited by Jacob K. Olupona and Charles H. Long. New York: Crossroad Press: 38-53.
1998a) “Female Power: Water Priestessess of the Oru Igbo.” Sisterhood, Feminisms, and Power. From Africa to the Diaspora. Edited by Obioma Nnaemeka. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press: 101-131.
1998b) “Flora Nwapa and Uhammiri/ Ogbuide Eze Nwanyi, the Lake Goddess; an Evolving Relationship.” Emerging Perspectives on Flora Nwapa. Critical and Theoretical Essays. Edited by Marie Umeh. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press: 77-110.
1998c) “An Interview with Flora Nwapa.” Emerging Perspectives on Flora Nwapa. Critical and Theoretical Essays. Edited by Marie Umeh. Trenton, NJ: Africa World Press: 633-645.
1997 “Eze Mmiri di Egwu The Water Monarch is Awesome: Reconsidering the Mammy Water Myths.” Queens, Queen Mother, Priestesses and Power: Case Studies in African Gender. Edited by Flora Kaplan. New York: New York Academy of Sciences Vol.810: 103-134.
1996 “Mammy Water: Weltbild, Ritual und Heilung.” Beobachtungen bei den Oru Igbo in Südost Nigeria 1978. “(Mammy Water: Cosmolgy, Ritual and Healing: a Case Study of the Oru Igbo in Southeastern Nigeria,1978-1992). Jahrbuch für transkulturelle Medizin und Psychotherapie 1993 (Yearbook of Cross Cultural Medicine and Psychotherapy 1993).” Edited by Walter Andritzky. Berlin/ Germany: Armand Aglaster Verlag für Wissenschaft und Bildung.
1988 “On the Making of ‘Eze Nwata: the Small King’.” Anthropological Filmmaking. Edited by J. Rollwagen. New York: Harwood Academic Publishers: 197 221.