2010 Talk about Nigeria with poetry.

2008. “Making the Poet Making Poetry: The Process of Poetic Writing.” The Kansas Writers Association (KWA), June 21.

2008  Poetry Reading, Ablah Library, Wichita State University, April 24.

2008  Poetry Reading, African American Museum, Wichita, KS May 15 and May 21

2007   “From Prairies of Kansas to Seasons of Maine - through the poet’s eye.” University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME, April 3.

2007   “On love, war, and place - from the poet’s diary.” Colby College, Waterville, ME, April 5

2003 “Transgressions: Stories of an African Woman In America,” Story read at the Southern California Writers’ conference. Oxnard, 1Oct. 3 – Oct. 5.

2003  Panel Speaker. International Women’s Day Celebration, Wichita State University. Talk Title: “Making Known War’s Invisible Victims: The Case of Biafra/Nigeria.” March 7.

2003.  “Contors of Ani -  Poetry and Story Reading.  Hubbard Hall. Wichita State University.  November 16.

2002 “An African Woman in A Women’s Studies Class.” Story read at Maine Women’s Consortium Retreat, May 24-25.

2002  Keynote Speaker, "An African writer in the US." Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance. Portland. May 12.

2002  Interview on WMPG’s “big Talk” by Wendy Hazzard and Michael Hillard about my poetry and plays. February 21.

2002 “Poetry Reading on the Eve of St. Valentine’s Day: Poems of Love and Life” Luther Bonney Auditorium, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME. February 14.

2001 Oral Poetry Performance and Introduction of the Convocation Scholar, Nobel Prize Laureate, Wole Soyinka, at his talk and opening of the University of Maine Convocation. September 25.

 1998 Poems - Earth’s Bed Chamber. Instituto Emilia-Romangna, Bologna. Italy. June 19.


2009  Directed a play, “Scramble for Africa 2” by C. Okafor,  performed by students of Wichita State University, October 30.

2008  Supervised students’ rehearsals of excerpts from, The New Toyi Toyi, and presentation at WSU, March 28.

2009  Class visit and talk, Friend’s University, Wichita, KS, October 22.

 2009  Faculty Facilitator, “Miss Africa” presentation by students of Wichita State University, April 10.

2006 Supervised “Africana Presents the World” – a variety of dance, drama, poetry, fashion and musical shows from different cultures of Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

2004 My Scholarshipone-act play by Chinyere Okafor, performed by WSU students. Olive Tree, Wichita: October  2.

2003  Three Women – one-act play by Chinyere Okafor performed by WSU students. November 16.

2002  Initiated and facilitated the opening of a branch of Women In Need (WINI) in Portland, ME. WINI provides health and development assistance to poor women and children. March-April.

2002 Organized African women dancers that performed at the Annual Women’s History Month Celebration. Woodbury Center, Portland. March 1.

2002  The Lion and The Iroko produced by A. Kent, Theater Department, University of Southern Maine, Portland, ME. March 6.

1999 The New Toyi Toyi. Play performance by students. New Science Theater, University of Swaziland.  Kwaluseni. Swaziland. February, 10.

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