Dr.Obinna Ibezim

Lecturer II

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Programme English and Literary Studies
Department English and Literary Studies
Faculty Humanities

biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)

Obinna Ibezim is a lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies, Alex Ekwueme Federal University, Ndufu -Alike, Ikwo, Nigeria,  where he teaches literature and some language courses. His research interest is in Myth, Poetry, Oral Literature, Biblical Literature, and Language dynamics.

A graduate of English and Literary Studies, Imo State University, he also obtained a Master’s degree in Literature (1995) and PhD in the same field in 2018 from Abia State University. He is a creative writer who has published various works of literary art with two of his works winning first and third prizes in the ANA Workshop (2017) and AE-FUNAI Creative Writing Competition in 2018 respectively.  The most recent award for his creative achievements was a 2nd Prize in the poetry category of the 2019 AE-FUNAI Creative Writing Contest.

He has published in reputable journals and has presented papers at international conferences such as SEALLF Conference in Gainesville, Florida, USA in October 2019.  He is a member of some literary associations and the current Head of English and Literary Studies Department, AE-FUNAI.


Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 Abia state university, uturu phd ( literature ) 2018
2 abia state university, uturu ma 1995
3 imo state university, owerri ba (english and literary studies) 1991

research interests

1 myth
2 poetry
3 oral literature
4 biblical literature


1 african literature: a marriage between text and context
2 Sunrise at dusk
3 false alarm and other poems
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