Ama E. Agwu

Assistant Lecturer

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

biography (Education/professional experience/professional accomplishments)

Mr Ama E. Agwu currently serves asan Assistant Lecturerwith the Department ofEnglish and Literary Studies, Alex EkwuemeFederal University Ndufu-Alike, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. He is currently doing a Ph.D programme at the Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State. Mr Agwu’s research areas include African Literature, Literature and the Environment, Migration/Multicuralism/Transculturalism Versus the Environment, (especially poetic literatures). That is, he works to extricate and comment on how human perception of and relationship with non-humans play out in literary texts, especially in poetic literature. He is one of Nigeria’s emerging literary critics,who hails from Ekoli Edda, Afikpo South L. G. A., Ebonyi State.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 University of Calabar, Calabar M.A. (English and Literary Studies)


2 Ebonyi State University, Abakaliki B.A. (English/Literature), 2ndClass Honours

(Upper Division)



research interests

1 African Literature
2 Poetic literature
3 Literature and the environment
4 Migration/Transculturalism/Environment
5 Literary Stylistics


1 “An Eco-Critical Reading Of ‘Green’ Perspectives in Joe Ushie’s Poetry”. Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. X October, 2019. Pp. 75-86. Print.
2 ”Politics and Social Realism: A Case Study of Nwabueze’s A Parliament of Vultures and Irobi’s Hangmen Also Die”. Justice and Human Dignity in Africa: Collection of Essays in Honour of Professor Austin Chukwu. Ed. GMT Emezue, Inge Kosch and Maurice Kangel. Lagos: HPC Books, 2014. 187-206. Print.


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