Email: anyanwubc@delsu.edu.ng

  • Area of Specialization: Media Arts /Film Studies
  • Department of Theatre Arts

  • Chukwuma Anyanwu PhD, is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Theatre Arts of the Delta State University, Abraka where he teaches media arts, Film Studies, broadcasting, dramatic literature and play writing. He was formerly of the Department of Mass Communication of the same University and had to transfer to Theatre Arts on completion of his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Department. He is an all round artist and has published in all the genres of literature. He is the Managing Editor (West Africa ), of the International Review of Humanities Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia as well as Associate Editor, The Journal of Literati Philosophia. He is a Faciltator with the National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN ), Emevor Study Centre. Chukwuma has several publications, journals, international and local, chapters in books, edited works and books to his credit. He enjoys making people happy, loves reading and writing, travelling and being pleasant. He is married with children.
    My Publications
  1. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2021) Black November: Interrogating the Niger Delta Question, The Journal of Society and Media (JSM)
    https://journal.unesa.ac.id/index.php/jsm/index Vol.4(2) Pages: 151-172

  2. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2021) Nollywood and the National Question, Quarterly Review of Film and Video
    https://doi.org/10.1080/10509208.2021.1881398 Vol. Pages: 1-16

  3. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Elo Ibagere (2021) Communication Vices that Engender Development: Oxymoronic Relevance of Social Media Use in Nigeria, Athens Journal of Mass Media and Communications (AJMMC)
    https://doi.org/10.30958/ajmmc.7-2-3 Vol.7 Pages: 121-136

  4. Ibagere, Elo and Chukwuma Anyanwu (2020) Nollywood and the Misrepresentation of the Family Structure in Nigeria, The Nasara Journal of Humanities; Faculty of Arts, Nasarawa State University, Keffi-Nigeria
    Vol.Vol. 9. Nos 1 and 2 Pages: 136-144

  5. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2020) Interrogating Osofisan's Deployment of the Perfomative Trinity in Yungba Yungba and the Dance Contest, Liwuram: journal of the Humanities
    Vol.Vol. 21. No. 1 Pages: 92-1102

  6. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2020) A Critical Evaluation of the Use of Music in Nollywood Movies, Nsukka Journal of the Humanities
    Vol.28(2) Pages: 92-102

  7. Omoera, O. S. and C. Anyanwu (2020) Politics of Succession in Nollywood Films: Saworoide and Ikoka, CINEJ- Cinema Journal
    DOI. 10.5195/Cinej.2920.226//http://Cinej.Pitt.edu Vol.9.1 Pages: 185-217

  8. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) Nigerian Cultural Policy and the Needs of the Performing Arts , International Review of Humanities Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia
    www.irhs-ui.org Vol.4.1 Pages: 717-729

  9. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) Igbo People in Diaspora and the Survival of the Igbo Nation : Insights from Igbo Students Association, Delta State University, Abraka (Onye Biara Ije ga-ala), Journal of African Films and Diaspora Studies (JAFDIS)
    https://doi.org/10.31922/2516-2713/2019/vn2a1 Vol.2 Pages: 9-24

  10. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) Grandma's Folk Diary, BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  11. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) The Humanities and the Media in African Development : A Reflection , Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS); Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar
    Vol.21.1 Pages: 89-98

  12. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) Harnessing the Potentials of the Documentary Film in the Face of Global Economic Recession , Nigeria Theatre Journal
    Vol.18-2 Pages: 126-136

  13. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2019) Sonia and the Search for Socioeconomic Relevance in a Hostility Prone World In G. A. Doki, E. Nwosu and O. G. Ejue (Eds.) Fighting from the Trenches , Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA ), Nigeria
    Vol. Pages: 336-347

  14. M. U. E. Tugbokorowei and C. Anyanwu (Eds.) (2018) New Aesthetic Dimensions in African Drama and Theatre : A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Sam Ukala , BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  15. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) Broken Image , BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  16. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) The Need for Research in Theatre and Film as Change Agents in a Dynamic World , Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia
    www.irhs-ui.org Vol.3 (2) Pages: 337-384

  17. Oju, Victoria Enakeno and Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) Feminist Approach as an Option in Contending Economic Recession : Husband for Hire Telenovela as Paradigm, Faculty of Humanities, University of Indonesia
    www.irhs-ui.org Vol.3 (2) Pages: 404-423

  18. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) Bridging the Interface between Science and the Humanities through the use of Film in solving Human Problems , Journal of English Literature and Cultural Studies
    DOI:10.22034/ajgc.2018.65504 Vol.1 (1) Pages: 118-129

  19. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) Integrating Ethnic Interests in Nigeria for Unity through the Movies , HOFA: African Journal of Multidisciplinary Research
    DOI: https://doi.org//10.5281/zenodo.1476924 Vol.111 (1) Pages: 24-37

  20. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) Harnessing the Potentials of Documentary Film in the Face of Global Economic Recession , Nigeria Theatre Journal; Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA)
    Vol.18.2 Pages: 126-136

  21. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) The Influence of Cross Cultural Communication on Communication Research in a Changing World , Journal of Integrated Humanism; Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Ghana
    Vol.9.1 Pages: 46-53

  22. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) The Role of Film in Improving Human Condition and Dignity : A Study of the Meeting , ANSU Journal of Arts and Humanities (AJAAH), Faculty of Arts, Odumegwu Ojukwu University, Igbariam, Anambra State
    Vol.5.2 Pages: 6-12

  23. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2018) All Hands as Stage Hands: Revisiting Ukala's Theatre and Stage Business , BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan, (Eds.). M. U. E. Tugbokorowei & C. Anyanwu
    Vol. Pages: 3-13

  24. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) Broadcast Commentary and Critical Writing in H. Ekwuazi (Ed.). Media : A Production Resource Book, Sevhage Publishers, Makurdi
    Vol. Pages: 199-215

  25. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) Film Production and Directing in H. Ekwuazi (Ed.) Media : A Production Resource Book, Sevhage Publishers, Makurdi
    Vol. Pages: 174-188

  26. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) A Temple made of Clay: An Appreciation , ANA Review, Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), National
    Vol.New Series 5 Pages: 115-122

  27. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) Theatre and Film as Catalysts to Leadership Change in Nigeria , Society of Nigeria Theatre Artists (SONTA ), Nigeria
    Vol.17.2 Pages: 35-45

  28. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) From the Age of Innocence to the Time of Disillusions, Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS); Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar
    Vol.20.1 Pages: 227-239

  29. Chukwuma Anyanwu , Tugbokorowei, M. U. E. and Okome, G. I. (2017) Theatre and Sustainable Human Development : Fumes of Fuel and Boundless Love as Paradigms , UJAH, Unizik Journal of Humanities, Faculty of Arts, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
    http://rd.Do I./org/10.4314/UJAH.v8i2.2 Vol.Special Edition Pages: 28-47

  30. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) Mass Media, Igbo Culture and the Recovery of Human Values , Iroro: Journal of Arts, Faculty of Arts, Ambrose All I University, Ekpoma, Nigeria
    Vol.17. 1&2 Pages: 151-163

  31. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2017) Three Draw Banker, BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  32. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2016/2017) Film and National Development in Nigeria , Wilberforce Island Review, Faculty of Arts, Niger Delta University, Wilberforce Island, Bayelsa State
    Vol.15 Pages: 258-267

  33. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2016) Nollywood and the Preservation of Indigenous Knowledge Systems in Nigeria : A Study of Select Movies , Abraka Humanities Review. Faculty of Arts, Delta State University, Abraka
    Vol.7.1 Pages: 154-162

  34. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Okinono, Oghenetega (2016) Managing Industrial Relations through Public Relations and Collective Bargaining , International Journal for Social Studies
    https://edupediapublications.org Vol.02 (3) Pages: 1-14

  35. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2016) Radio play: The Neglected Bride of the Broadcast Air-space in O. O. Okome and M. Okhakhu (Eds.). Media Studies in Nigeria : Genesis and Detours, Sterling -Horden Publishers, Ltd. Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 571-580

  36. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Oladiran Idowu Oladitan (2016) Communication as an Alternative Strategy for Land Dispute Management In K. E. Eni, B. Binebai & S. O. Imbibe (Eds.). Music Scholarship, Culture and Performance Challenges in 21st Century Africa : A Critical Resource Book in Honour of Emurobome Idolor, Bahiti & Dalila Publishers, Lagos
    Vol. Pages: 744-755

  37. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2016) African Traditional Values on the Threshold of Extinction : Challenges before the Humanities In E. C. Umezinwa, K. L. Nwadialor, I. L. Umeanolue & N. J. Obiakor (Eds.). Humanities and Human Values , Faculty of Arts, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka
    Vol. Pages: 88-98

  38. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) Nollywood and the Need for Cultural Re-Orientation In B. F. Ayakoroma & A. D. Akoh (Eds.). Repositioning Nollywood for the Promotion of Nigeria's Cultural Diplomacy and National Security , Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 99-107

  39. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) Communication and Society : An Overview In J. E. Aliede (Ed.). Studies in Communication, Mass Media and Society : Discourses and Debates , Public Relations Mix ( PR-MIX), Lagos
    Vol. Pages: 28-37

  40. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Patrick Nkemdilim Ijeh (2015) Politics of Silence and the Failure of the Media to Address the Problems of Oil Theft in Nigeria In C. Ewhruhakpor, A. Aruba & L. Etemike (Eds.). Oil theft, Environmental Degradation and the Reciprocal Responsibilities f Host Communities and the Government in Nigeria , Faculty of the Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka
    Vol. Pages: 50-56

  41. P. N. Ijeh and C. Anyanwu (2015) Photojournalism in Newspapers and the Setting of Social Agenda on Oil Theft in Nigeria : Insights from the Guardian Newspaper In Ewhrujakpor, C., A. Atubi and L. Etemike, (Eds. Oil Theft, Environmental Degradation and the Reciprocal Responsibilities of Host Communities and the Government in Nigeria ), Faculty of the Social Sciences, Delta State University, Abraka
    Vol. Pages: 44-49

  42. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) Television, Culture and Religion :A Discourse , IOSR- International Journal of Humanities and Social Science
    www.iosrjournals.org Vol.20 .5 (version VI) Pages: 32-37

  43. Ibagere, Elo and Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) The Nigerian Media and the Institution of a Culture-less Society , International Journal of International Relations, Media and Mass Communication Studies
    www.eajournals.org Vol.1 (3) Pages: 30-37

  44. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) Two Plays, Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
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  45. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) The Prospects and Challenges of Film Publicity in Nigeria , The Creative Artist
    http://aol.info/index.php/cajtms Vol.9.1 Pages: 121-138

  46. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2015) Traditional Values versus Modernity : Towards a Resolution of the Dilemma of Culture Conflict in African Society , European Centre for Training and Development, UK
    www.eajournals.org Vol.Vol. 3 (4) Pages: 12-21

  47. Omoera, O. S. and C. Anyanwu (2014) Moral Dilemma in Nollywood : Virtue Celebration or Vice Glorification? , Journal of Pan African Studies, (Africology :Journal of Pan African Studies
    https://www.panafrican.org Vol.7 (3) Pages: 135-145

  48. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2014) Plucking the Feathers off Rituals In E. E. Johnson and S. E. Integer (Eds.) A Road well Conquered : Kali Ukala, Literature and Pedagogy (A Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Kali Uka, Alpha Crownes Publishers, Rochester
    Vol. Pages: 164-169

  49. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2012) African Cinema : Whither the Future without the Past?, Journal of Social and Management Sciences, Faculty of Social Science, Delta State University, Abraka
    Vol.7.1 Pages: 135-140

  50. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2012) Human Relations and Common Mistakes in Official Communication : A Review , Mediacom Journal, University of Benin
    Vol.5 Pages: 21-29

  51. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2012) Reawakening Igbo Language Consciousness through the Movies In C. E. Nnolim, A. E. Akachi and N. Chuma-Udeh (Eds.). Language, Literature and National Consciousness : Proceedings from 1st International Conference, Department of English, Anambra State University, Igbariam , Divine Touch, Industry Press, Ltd
    Vol. Pages: 240-246

  52. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Elo Ibagere (2012) Communication and Gender Equality : The African Experience In H. Ekwuazi, C. O. Aluede and O. S. Omoera (Eds.) Contemporary Discourses on Media and Theatre Arts Studies in Nigeria , Kamlaraj Enterprises, Delhi
    Vol. Pages: 113-119

  53. Elo Ibagere and Chukwuma Anyanwu (2012) The Role of Community Media in Democracy : Focus on Nigeria In H. Ekwuazi, C. E. Aluede and O. S. Omoera (Eds.) Contemporary Discourses on Media and Theatre Arts Studies in Nigeria, Kamlaraj Enterprises, Delhi
    Vol. Pages: 49-54

  54. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2011) The Twins , BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  55. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2011) Heartbeats (Poems of Youthful Love and Romance ), Isis Publications, Ughelli
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  56. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2010) Evil Hold, BWright Integrated Publishers, I badan
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  57. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2010) Another Weekend, Gone!, Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
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  58. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2009) The Testimony In S. Ukala (Ed.) Rumbling Creeks of the Niger Delta , Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 113-128

  59. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2009) Dialogue and Peace Building in the Niger Delta : The Challenges of Communication In D. Wilson (Ed.) Communication Approaches to Peace Building in Nigeria , African Council for Communication Education (ACCE), Nigerian Chapter
    Vol. Pages: 139-150

  60. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2009) Writing for the Screen , The Parnassus : University of Uyo Journal of Cultural Research
    Vol.5 Pages: 52-67

  61. S. Ukala, M. U. E. Tugbokorowei, C. Anyanwu, R. I case and A. Roy-Omoni (Eds.) (2009) Rumbling Creeks of the Niger Delta , Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
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  62. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2008) Examining the Neo-Colonial Tendencies in Nigerian Home Movies , International journal of Communication
    Vol.No. 8 Pages: 433-446

  63. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2008) Film and National Development in Nigeria , International Journal of Multi Disciplinary Scholarship
    Vol.No. 3-5 Pages: 80-87

  64. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2008) The Place of Mediation in Television Message Perception in Nigeria , The Artiste: A journal Theatre Studies and the Humanities, Imo State University, Owerri.
    Vol.1.1 Pages: 125-134

  65. Oladitan, I. O. and C. Anyanwu (2008) Communication, Violence and the Trials of Women and Children in Delta State In M. V. Mojave, O. O. Oyewo, R. M'Bayo and I. A. Sobowale (Eds.), University Press, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 181-190

  66. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Chikodi Anyanwu (2008) Communication, Violence and Residential Hazards In I. E. Nwosu,O. E. Soola and L. O. Nwodu (Eds.) Communication for Health and Sustainable Development in Nigeria , Rhycee Kerex Publishers, Enugu
    Vol. Pages: 283-290

  67. Chukwuma Anyanwu and Leo Ibagere (2008) Nigerian Home Videos and the Challenges of Adaptation : Akpakaland in Adaptation In A. O. Asagba (Ed.) Sam Ukala: His Works at Sixty , Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 221-229

  68. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2007/2008) Theme and plot recycling in Nigerian home movies , Ibada Journal of Theatre Arts
    Vol.Vol. 2-4 Pages: 126-138

  69. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2007) Boundless Love, Kraft Books, Ltd, Ibadan
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  70. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2007) Stunted Growth In S. Inegbe and C. Anyanwu, The Battle and other plays, Soul and Beam Publications, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 21-53

  71. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2005) The Media and the Legislature , Mass Communication Journal
    Vol.1.2 Pages: 54-61

  72. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2005) Media, Conflict Resolution and National Development , Mass Communication Journal
    Vol.1.1 Pages: 24-30

  73. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2005) Media and Cultural Imperialism : An African Perspective , Ogirisi: A New Journal of African Studies
    Vol.2.2 Pages: 168-179

  74. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2004) Mass Media and Management of Conflict : An Analytical Discourse In I. E. Nwosu and D. Wilson (Eds.) Communication, Media and Conflict Management In Nigeria , African Council for Communication Education (ACCE), Nigerian Chapter
    Vol. Pages: 110-115

  75. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2003) Towards a New Image of Women in Nigerian Video Films In F. Ogunleye (Ed.) African Video Films Today , Academic Publishers, Manzini, Swaziland
    Vol. Pages: 81-90

  76. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2002) A Retrospective Study on the Emergenceand Rise of Igbo Films : 1975-1995, The Parnassus : University of Uyo Journal of Cultural Research
    Vol.1 Pages: 92-102

  77. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2001) Artistic impulse, musical videos and pornography , Humanities Review Journal
    Vol.Vol. 1 Pages: 89-95

  78. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2001) Ethnicity and the Nigerian Film/Home Video : A Tribal Maturation In E. Ifie (Ed.) Africa : Our Times and Culture , Opoturu Books, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 150-165

  79. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2001) Stage Management In R. A. Adedoyin ( Ed.) Arts Administration in Contemporary Nigeria , Centre for Black and African Arts and Civilization (CBAAC), Lagos
    Vol. Pages: 113-120

  80. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2000) Nigerian Home Videos and the Demolition of the Family Structure , Journal of the Creative Arts, University of Port Harcourt
    Vol.1. 2 Pages: 58-63

  81. Chukwuma Anyanwu (2000) Towards a Conducive Environment for Journalism Practice in Nigeria , Castalia: Ibadan Journal of Multicultural /Multidisciplinary Studies
    Vol.3.1 Pages: 12-20

  82. Chukwuma Anyanwu (1999) Sanity in Madness : A Socioeconomic Reading of Temienor Tuedor's Mad Man In Egbe Ifie (Ed.) From Fire Baptism to Eternal Celebrity : Views and Reminisce on Professor Dapo Adelugba at ^0nces , Opoturu Books, Ibadan
    Vol. Pages: 70-78

  83. Chukwuma Anyanwu ( 2009) Public Relations and the Image of Man, International journal of Communication
    Vol.5 Pages: 284297