Dr.Leonard O. Onwuegbuche

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Work Information

2013-2014 Assistant Lecturer, Veritas University Abuja
2016- 2019 Lecturer 11, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike
2019- Lecturer 1, Alex Ekwueme Federal University Ndufu Alike

Dr Leonard o. Onwuegbuche is a lecturer at the department of english and literary studies, alex ekwueme federal university ndufu alike, ebonyi state, nigeria. he obtained his phd in african american literature from the university of calabar, calabar, Nigeria in 2015. dr onwuegbuche’s research areas include diasporic literature, postcolonial writing and gender studies. dr onwuegbuche currently serves as assistant coordinator, postgraduate board, department of english and literary studies, and member, editorial board of department of english and literary studies journal.

Academic Qualifications

S/N Institutions attended degree(s) awarded year
1 university of calabar, calabar ph.d (doctor of philosophy) african american literature 2015
2 university of calabar, calabar m.a. (master of arts) english and literary studies 2007
3 university of port harcourt, port harcourt b.a. (bachelor of arts) english studies 1995



research interests

1 african-american and african literatures
2 caribbean studies
3 migration and diaspora studies
4 postcolonial studies
5 women and gender studies

Selected publications (WITH LINKS WHERE AVAILABLE)

1 Onwuegbuche, Leonard O. (2017) “Woman, Family and Traditional Society in Bessie Head’s The Collector of Treasures.” Aza: Journal of Gender and Human Development. Vol.1, Number 1, 73-79.     
2 Onwuegbuche, Leonard O. (2014) “Woman and Supremacy of Tradition in Zulu Sofola’s Wedlock of the Gods, King Emene and The Sweet Trap.” Uyo Online Journal of the Humanities. vol. 3, June, 35-48. (www.udoca.org)
3 Urama, Evelyn N. and Onwuegbuche Leonard O. (2018) “Cultural Inhibiting Forces and the Struggle for Significant Selfhood in Jamaica Kincaid’s At the Bottom of the River.” Asian Social Science/World Academic Journals. Vol. 14, Number 3, 67-77. (www.worldacademicjournals.org)
4 Onwuegbuche, Leonard and Akung, Jonas (2011) “Marriage and Choice in Mariama Ba’s Scarlet Song.Humanicus: Academic Journal of Humanities, Social Science and Philosophy. vol. 6, 1-14. (www.humanicus.org)
  5 Onwuegbuche, Leonard, Eko Ebele and Mogu Francis (2009) “Motherhood as a Survival Strategy in Maya Angelou’s I know Why the Caged Bird Sings and The Heart of a Woman.” CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. 6, May, 10-22.
6 Akung, Jonas E. and Onwuegbuche Leonard (2011) “Alienation and Quest for Identity in V.S Naipaul’s A House for Mr Biswas, The Mimic Men and Miguel Street.” African Research Review. Vol. 5(1), Number 18, 162- 171. (www.afrrevjo.net)
7 Onwuegbuche, Leonard (2009) “Types and Personality of the Oral Poet in Africa.” The International Researcher. Vol. 1, Number 3, 23-31
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