Dr.Uchechukwu Evelyn Madu

Lecturer I

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Department English and Literary Studies
Faculty Humanities

biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)

Dr Uchechukwu Evelyn MADU is a Lecturer 1 tutor at Alex Ekueme Federal University Ndufu Alike Ikwo, Ebonyi State. She is a graduate of the University of Nigeria Nsukka, where she obtained (B.A Hons. English and Literary Studies, 2004), M.A (Oral Literature, 2009) and PhD (Oral Literature, 2017).   Her research interests are oral/ indigenous performances, African Literature and Igbo cultural Studies.  She is a member of the Department of English and Literary Studies Editorial Board and International Society of Oral Literature in Africa (ISOLA).

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 university of nigeria nsukka Phd (Oral Literature) 2017
2 University of nigeria nsukka m.a (Oral Literature) 2009
3 university of nigeria nsukka b.A (English and literary studies) 2004

research interests

1 Oral and indigenous performances
2 african literature
3 igbo cultural studies

Membership of professional bodies

s/n Professional body
1 isola (international society of oral literature in africa)


1 Madu, Uchechukwu E. “Code Switching: A Manifestation of Cultural Identity In Chimamanda Adichie’s Half Of A Yellow Sun.” Ikoro: A Journal of Institute Of African Studies Vol 9 No 1&2, September, 2012.
2 Madu, Uchechukwu. “The Pedagogic Structure of Igbo Folktales: Lejja Tortoise Tales a Case Study.” Nordic Journal of African Studies Vol 25 No 3-4, 201. 2016. 177-217.
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