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University of Botswana English Department
Language, Literature and the Discourse of HIV/AIDS in Africa
University of Botswana English Department, 2002

Programme



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CONFERENCE ON LANGUAGE, LITERATURE AND THE DISCOURSE OF HIV/AIDS IN AFRICA


PROGRAMME


MONDAY 24 JUNE


TIME

ACTIVITY/

PANEL

PRESENTER

TITLE OF PAPER

SESSION CHAIR

VENUE

7.30 am- 8.45 am

Registration




BLOCK 240, ROOM 011

8.45 am – 10 am

Opening Ceremony




240-011

10am – 10.15 am

Tea





10.15am – 11.30 am

Plenary1

Mnthali, F.

Literature and Disease in Africa

Rasebotsa, N.

240 -011

11.30 am – 1pm

PANELS






A1


Kerkham, R.


Bourgault, L




Condoms and Crosses: sexual and religious narratives in contemporary Kinshasa art.

Boalian Theatre and AIDS in the United States




Mogobe, T.

240-001


B1

Akinade, A.


Dilger, H.



Maithufi, S.



Cultural practices that influence the spread of Hiv/Aids in Botswana.


Silences and taboos in discourses on HIV/AIDS in Tanzania


HIV/ AIDS: contamination or curse?



Yusuf, Y.



240-002


C1





C1

Reddy, S.


Angulo, J./Okong

Gender and HIV/AIDS in Southern Africa


Gender perspectives in prevention of mother to child (PMTCT) in Uganda




Segobye, A.K.



240-003


D1

Chasi, C./ De Wet, G.


Daniel, M.


A phenomenological study for the HIV/AIDS communication dilemma



Listening to Orphan Voices



Mensah, K.

240-009


E1

Yusuf, I,/ Ellece, S.


Steinmetz, C.


Ogbodo, J.

Sex-related students' language at the University of Botswana: Implications for Hiv/Aids

The Topic Sexuality in AIDS-Prevention-Measures in Burkina Faso


Speech or silence: the linguistic implication of Hiv/Aids prevention and spread in rural African communities

Ofuani, O.

240-010

1pm – 2pm

LUNCH




Staff Cafetaria

2pm – 3.15pm

Plenary 2

Rasebotsa, N.

Aids Fiction in Africa

Lederer, M.

240-011

3.15pm – 3.30 pm

TEA





3.30pm –5pm

PANELS






A2

Livingston, J.





Odhiambo, T.

AIDS during the health transition: narratives of nostalgia




Literature, Morality and the HIV/AIDS in Kenya



Molema, L.





240-001


240-001


B2

.Rakelmann G/

Rundle, S.



Social and cultural consequences of Hiv/Aids in Botswana and Namibia



Maudeni, T.

240-002


C2

Kanduza, A.


Schutte, P.



Multiple jeopardy: Aids and women in Swaziland


Tswana speaking students' perception of HIV/AIDS and poverty




Booysen, F.

240-003


D2

Gaie, J. ./Botshelo, I.


Shukla, U.D.


The maid and hiv/aids infections: the economic and ethical perspectives


Ethics and the discourse of Hiv/Aids: the Hindu view

Segobye, A.K.

240-009


E2




Page,S.




Badri, A.




The metaphorical nature of HIV/AIDS: An analysis of the coverage of HIV/AIDS in four Zimbabwean newspapers


The assessment of Information Education Communication (IEC) materials of HIV/AIDS




Arua, A. E.

240-010

7.30pm

RECEPTION




Staff Lounge










TUESDAY 25 JUNE



TIME

ACTIVITY/

PANEL

PRESENTER

TITLE OF PAPER

SESSION CHAIR

VENUE

8.00am – 9.15am

Plenary 3

Mwikisa, P.

Constructions of masculinity in traditional African culture and in Western popular culture: Self imagination of the African male and the fight against aids.


Segobye, A. K.

240-011

9.15m – 9.30 am

TEA





9.30am – 11.00 am

PANELS






A3

Mogobe, T.





Ebewo, P.

The déjà vu Factor in the Form and Content of Theatre against HIV/AIDS in Botswana



Schools' drama projects, youth and Hiv/Aids crisis: the Southern African experience


Omoregie, F.K.

240-001




B3





Sithole, J.


Kana, E



Cultural Factors in the Spread and Management\of HIV/AIDS


Aids in Burundi


Bougault, L.

240-002


D3


Booysen, F. /Summerton, M.


De Wet, G. /Chasi, C.



HIV/AIDS, poverty and inequality: Evidence from the South African Demographic and Health Survey (DHS)

A Kierkegaardian pointer on communication for the prevention of HIV/AIDS




Slocum, D.








240-009



E3


Sookrajh, R.


Adedeji, O.


Hartell, C.

Learner Hiv/Aids narratives to reconceptualise the curriculum


Education on HIV/AIDS: Overcoming Language Barrier

The status of Hiv/Aids and education research in South Africa



Arua, A.

240-010

11.00 am -12.30 pm

Roundtable

On Public Health and the Human and Social Sciences

Mutembei, A.


Lugalla, J.



Beard, J.


Segobye, A. K.

Teaching public health through literature: the case of Hiv/Aids


The Role of Social Sciences in Promoting Public Health


HIV/AIDS in Africa and the Study of Literature in American Universities:

Taking up the Public Health Challenge.


Cultural research and discourses of Hiv/Aids



Mnthali, F.


240-011

12.30 pm – 2.00 pm

LUNCH




Staff Cafetaria

2.00pm – 3.15 pm

Plenary 4

Slocum, D.


‘Steps for the Future’ and Mediating Southern African HIV/AIDS in the United States


Melamu, M.J.

240-011

3.15 pm – 3.30 pm

TEA





3.30pm – 5.00 pm

PANELS






A4

Arac de Nyeko, M


Jacques, G



Johansson

Poetry and HIV/AIDS in Africa


The Oliver twist syndrome: orphans, Hiv and community drama in Botswana


Performative Speech in Popular Theatre on AIDS









Molema, L.

240 -001


C4


Maudeni, T.




Kamugisha, C.



Cultural factors in the spread of Hiv/Aids among children and young people in Botswana

Culture-based HIV/AIDS Treatment and Management in Tanzania

.                                       

Mogobe, T.

240-003


D4

Imoh, G.





Program development and management of HIV/AIDS interventions



Mwikisa, P

240-009


E4

Busang, E./

Biakolo, M

/Mpuang, K.


Masalela, R


Hiv/Aids and people with special needs.




Hiv/Aids education isn’t only for health class


Ofuani, O.

240-010

7.30pm – 9.00pm

Poetry Reading




Staff Lounge
















WEDNESDAY JUNE 26 : MORNING PERIOD


THEME: UNAIDS WORKSHOP ON THE FRAMEWORK FOR HIV/AIDS COMMUNICATION




June 26TH 2002


Time

Activity/Session

Facilitators

08:30-8:40






08:40-9:00








9:00-9:30





Plenary Session

  • Introductory remarks for UNAIDS Botswana. Dr. Kwame Ampomah, CPA Botswana


  • Keynote address: The UN Response against AIDS. Historical perspective and Future Challenges. UNDP Representative and UN Resident Coordinator


  • Presentation of the UNAIDS Communications Framework for HIV/AIDS. Prof Collins Airhihenbuwa, Penn State University, USA.

Dr. Kwame Ampomah, CPA Botswana


Bunmi Makinwa

Team Leader UNAIDS ICT/ESA

9:30-10:15

Simultaneous workshops on key issues and discussions on implications for communication

Break away sessions on communications framework begin.


Communications Framework Workshops.


Overall Objectives:

  • To examine the role that communication has played in the different aspects of the response against HIV/AIDS



Workshops coordinator:

Dan Odallo, ICT/ESA. Pretoria


Prof. Collins Airhihenbuwa, Penn State University. USA







  • Workshop No.1. Stigma, Discrimination and Human Rights. Implications for Communication and Counseling


Venue – 1 (240-001)


  • Objectives:

    • To examine sources of stigma and discrimination in HIV/AIDS

    • To provide recommendations on how communication could support the fight against these barriers in HIV/AIDS

    • To examine the role of culture in stigma and discrimination

    • To examine the role of research in stigma and discrimination


  • Workshop facilitator: Janet Kabeberi, UNDP Regional Program on HIV/AIDS.

  • Presentations:

    • Counseling for VCT, the challenges of stigma and discrimination. Experiences from Nigeria. Stella Iwaugwu-

    • Gender Abuse and HIV/AIDS. Dr. Tony Johnson.

    • Research in stigma and discrimination, some considerations for evidence-based interventions. Warren Parker. CADRE


Rapporteur: ANNEA



  • Workshop No. 2 Care and Support for HIV/AIDS. Implications for Communication, Community Mobilization and Counseling

  • Objective:

    • Provide a set of recommendations on how communication should position care and support in the continuum of HIV/AIDS

Venue : 2(240-002)


  • Workshop facilitator: Dr. Sam Kalibala.

  • Presentations:

    • Care and Support for People Living with HIV/AISD. COCEPWA- Botswana

    • Images of Street Children and HIV/AIDS (Dally Nation Newspapers, Nairobi and Rotary Club, Kenya

    • Community Based Care and Support. Implications for Communication interventions. (KITOVU Hospital and TASO Uganda.


RAPPORTEUR: SANASO



12:30-1:00

Wrap up session at plenary:

Prof Alfred Opubor,

Prof. Arvind Singhal

VENUE: 240- 011






WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE: AFTERNOON PERIOD



TIME

ACTIVITY/PANEL

PRESENTER

TITLE OF PAPER

CHAIR

VENUE

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

LUNCH




Staff Cafetaria

2.30pm – 4.00pm

PANELS






A5

Boyd, D.


Godby,M.


Wigston, D.

Aids and the creative imagination in Niger


Gideon Mendel and the Politics of Photographing the


HIV/AIDS Pandemic in South Africa

The Representation of AIDS in Political Cartoons


Turner, N.

240-001


C5

Ebershohn /Eloff


Olagoke, A.


Imoh, G.

The black, white and grey of rainbow children’s coping with Hiv/Aids


HIV/AIDS Risk Perception and Safer Sexual Practices among Male Commercial Drivers in Ibadan, Nigeria


Social Mobilisation and Advocacy for Hiv/Aids prevention and control


Slocum, D.



D5

Mutula, S.


Magwaza, J.


Indigenous Knowledge Systems and Technological Capacity in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

HIV/AIDS discourses in KwaZulu-Natal


Maudeni

240-003


E5

Ofuani, O


Wolf, A.



Ndimande, N.


Talking HIV/AIDS: Public Health Campaign and the Use of Nigerian Pidgin


War, Movement and Food. The Use of Metaphors in Discourses about AIDS


Language inferiority and the spread of Hiv/Aids: the case for rural families

Bahri, D..

240-010

6.00 – 8.00

Drama Night:




TBA


THURSDAY 27 JUNE



TIME

ACTIVITY/PANEL

PRESENTER

TITLE

CHAIR

VENUE

8.00am - 9.15am

Plenary 5

Marshall, W.

AIDS and Black Bodies: Towards Critical Humanist Interpretations of Epidemic

Mensah, K.

240-011

9.15am – 9.30am

TEA





9.30 – 11.00am

PANELS







A6

Turner, N.



Mutembei, A.




Gunduza, M.

Zulu oral discourse as a reflection of entrenched gender stereotypes


Using narratives to understand people's

experience on Aids:examples from oral poetry of the Bahaya of Bukoba, Tanzania.


There is a snake between the sheets! A criticalanlysis of two Zimbabwean documentaries and a poetry collection on HIV/AIDs.


Bahri, D. .

240-003


C6

Phatlane, N.S.


Maila, M.W

Diseases of poverty or opportunistic Aids-defining diseases? – Apartheid and the prevalence of Aids in S.A.


Harmonising the HIV/AIDS race issue: Towards an African Perspective


Ebersohn, L.

240-003


D6

Ruele, M.


Biakolo, E. A.

The role of Theology and church in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Botswana

Strange Bedfellows: Science, African Culture and Hiv/Aids Debate

Mwikisa, P.

240-009


E6

Yusuf, I ./Mathangwane, J.


Arua, A.



Proverbs and Hiv/Aids




A psycho-sociolinguistic analysis of some aids messages in English in Eotswana




Magura, B.

240-010

11.00 am –12.30 pm

A Video Show

L. Bourgault

AIDS and the Arts in Africa


240-011

12.30pm – 2.00 pm

LUNCH




Staff Cafetaria

2.00pm – 6.00pm

Visits to Select Places: options at registration








FRIDAY 28 JUNE



TIME

ACTIVITY/PANEL

PRESENTER

TITLE

CHAIR

VENUE

8.00 – 9.30 am

PANEL






A7

Marschall, S..


Mutembei, A

Finding a visual language to talk about Aids: HIV/AIDS awareness murals in South Africa


Gender in Bahaya oral poetry

related to aids:The expected and the acceptable

Wigston, D.

240-001



D7

.

Maile, S.



Rawjee, V.





HIV/AIDS and organisational communication



Effective HIV/AIDS communication planning: A case study of a HIV/AIDS awareness campaign targeted at young adults at the ML Sultan Technikon.







Imoh, G.

240-009




E7



Preece, J./Ntseane, G.


Shihepo, S. et al




Using adult education theoretical and pedagogical perspectives in HIV/AIDS prevention strategies


Peer education: an effective behavior change communication (BCC)strategy in the Namibian private sector



Mathangwane, J.


9.30am – 10.00 am

Closing Ceremony




240-011

7.00 pm -late

PARTY




TBA









Last updated 17 June 2002

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