My Articles in Anthologies
2011 “Ideological Impositions and Cultural Deterioration in Select Novels from Nigeria.” Marginalised Identity. An Engagement with Art, Literature, Language and Ethnicity. Edited by MC Behera. London: Campusbooks/ Commonwealthbooks.
(In press) “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.
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.
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. White Plains, NY: Jimacs-Hillman Publishers.
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.
2003a) “Funding Ethnographic Film and Video Productions in America.” Principles of Visual
Anthropology. Edited by Paul Hockings (new and revised 2nd edition). Hawthorne, NY:
Walter DeGruyter: 413 439.
2000a) “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.
1996a) “Mammy Water: Weltbild, Ritual und Heilung: Beobachtungen bei den Oru Igbo in Südost Nigeria 1978
1992.” (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.
1988a) “On the Making of ‘Eze Nwata: the Small King’.” Anthropological Filmmaking. Edited by J. Rollwagen. New York: Harwood Academic Publishers: 197 221.