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Prof. Obododimma Oha
Department of English
Faculty of Arts
University of Ibadan
Telephone number: +234 803 333 1330
E-Mail address: email@example.com
- Ph.D. English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
- M.A. English, University of Ibadan.
- M.Sc. Legal, Criminological & Security Psychology, University of Ibadan.
- B.A. English & Literary Studies, University of Calabar, Nigeria.
October 2002 to date: Senior Lecturer, Department of English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
January 1, 2000 to December 31, 2001: Maitre Assistant, Section dâ€™Anglais, Universite Gaston Berger, St-Louis, Senegal, as Technical Aid Corps Volunteer Staff.
April 1997 to 2002: Lecturer 1, Department of English University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
December 1987 to March 1997: Lecturer, Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Calabar, Calabar, Nigeria.
November 1986 - July 1987 : Teaching Assistant (in the National Youth Service Corp Programme) in The Use of English and General African Studies, University of Lagos, Abeokuta Campus.
OTHER ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
- Part-time lecturer in Media Semiotics, Indigenous Communication Systems, and Alternative Media Studies at Ambrose Alli University, Ibadan Centre (Now Lead City University, Ibadan).
Fellow and Postgraduate Coordinator, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Ibadan (http:www.cepacs.org), 2005 to date.
COURSES TAUGHT AT THE UNIVERSITY BY ME:
Courses currently being taught at the university level
Contrastive Linguistics (Postgraduate)
Stylistics (Postgraduate and undergraduate)
The English Essay (Undergraduate)
Research Methods (Postgraduate and undergraduate)
Language and Style (Undergraduate)
Literature and the New Media (Postgraduate)
Introduction to Creative Writing (Undergraduate)
English and Igbo
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Stylistics, Cultural Semiotics, African Literature, Afro/American Literature, The Rhetoric of Conflict, Politics of Identity.
Articles in Journals
1. Oha, Obododimma (2006) â€œWell, it is WELL: Language and Human Interest in a Virtual Communityâ€. Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses, Number 19 (Special issue on â€œLinguistics and the Mediaâ€, pp 261 â€“ 283.
2. ------- (2006) â€œShepherding the Chants Home: Language and Mmanwu Minstrelsy in Ezenwa-Ohaetoâ€™s Poetryâ€, Matatu: Journal of African Culture and Society, Number 33, Special issue on Of Minstrelsy and Masks: The Legacy of Ezenwa-Ohaeto in Nigerian Writing, Pp 135 â€“ 152.
3. ------- (2005) â€œNation, Nationalism, and the Rhetoric of Praying for Nigeria in Distress,â€ Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies, Volume Seven, Number One, pp 21 â€“ 42.
4. ------ (2005) â€œLanguage, Knowledge, and the Revisionary Idea in Igbo Philosophy,â€ Identity, Culture & Politics, Vol. 6, No. 2.
5. ------.(2005).â€œEn/countering the Language of Exile in Uche Ndukaâ€™s The Bremen Poemsâ€. Portal: Journal of Multidisciplinary International Studies, Special issue on Exile and Social Transformations (edited by Paul Allatson & Jo McCormack), Vol. 2, No. 1. http://epress.lib.uts.edu.au/journals/portal/splash/
6. ------ (2005) â€œEmbodying Womenâ€™s Stories: The Dialogue with Femininity in the Artworks of Peju Layiwola and Elizabeth Olowuâ€. Ã gÃ¹fá»n: Journal of the Arts and Architecture, Volume 2, Number 4, Pp 4 â€“ 15.
7-------(2003). â€œHeroes of Knowledge versus Dragons of Ignorance: Language, Identity Construction, and Intertextuality in Nnamdi Azikiweâ€™s My Odyssey.â€ Mots Pluriels number 23, March 2003 (Special issue on â€œ Translated Lives: Autobiography, Language, and Identity Politicsâ€, guest-edited by Maureen Perkins). http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP2303oo.html
8. -------(2002) â€œYoruba Christian Video Narrative and Indigenous Imaginations: Dialogue and Duelogueâ€. Cahiers dâ€™Etudes Africaines, 165, XLII-1, 2002, pp 121-142.
9 ------(2002). â€œMarketing Goods and Services with/as Images of Americaâ€. ANGLES ON THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING WORLD, volume 2 ( Trading Cultures: Nationalism and Globalization in American Studies ), pp 75 â€“ 87.
10-------(2002). â€œSome Truths We Have not Set Freeâ€¦.â€. CONTEXT: Journal of Social & Cultural Studies, Volume five, number one, 2002, pp 51-76.
11. ------ (2001). â€œâ€˜This is what they now call realityâ€™: Otherness and the rhetoric of the hyperrealâ€. Mots Pluriels, No. 18. http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1801oo.html (Special issue on â€œThe Net: New Apprentices and Old Mastersâ€, guest-edited by Mark Pegrum, Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh).
12.--------(2000) â€œPursuing the Night Hawk: The Political Thought of Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwuâ€. Africa, Vol. Anno N. 1, Marzo , pp 73-85.
13. ------ (2000).â€œSigns, Cities, and Designs of Capacities: The Semiotics of Road Monuments in Some Nigerian Citiesâ€. The African Anthropologist, Volume VII, Number one, pp 33-47. Available online at: http://www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html
14. ------.(2000) â€œEating Raw Nothing, Committing Suicide: The Politics and Semiotics of Food Cultureâ€. Mots Pluriels: Revue electronique de Lettres Ã caractere international, No. 15, September, 2000 (Special issue on â€œFood and African Cuisineâ€ guest-edited by Joan Wardrop, School of Social Sciences, Curtin University of Technology) www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1500oo.html (Also available at Semiotika, Kunci Cultural Studies Center archives: http://kunci.addr.com/link/asemio.htm)
15 ------ (2000). â€œ In the web of his sight: European travel through Africa as a virtual encounterâ€. Mots Pluriels, Number 16, December 2000. http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/MotsPluriels/MP1600oo.html(Special issue on â€œInterchange: European Incursions into Africa: Perspectives from the colonized and the colonizersâ€, edited by Jean-Marie Volet, The University of Western Australia)
16. ------- (1999).â€œThe Voices of Her (Un)Seen Conquerors: Sexo-textual War in Male Restroom Graffitiâ€. Mattoid: A Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies, 54, pp. 223- 234.
17. ------ (1999). â€œL.S. Senghorâ€™s Feminisation of Africa and the Africanisation of Feminist Aestheticsâ€. Journal of Cultural Studies, Volume one, Number one, pp. 11--18. (Special issue on â€œGender and the Politics of Representation in Africaâ€).Also reprinted in Agbasiere, Julie (ed.) The New Eve in Francophone African Literature .
18.------ (1999) â€œCross-cultural Conversations and the Semiotics of Ethno-cultural Domination in Nigeriaâ€. African Anthropology, Volume VI, Number 2, pp.206-219. Available online at: http://www.inasp.org.uk/ajol/journals.html
19.-------.(1999) â€œThe Tree of Return: Home, Exile, Memory, and the Visual Rhetoric of Reunionâ€. CONTEXT, Volume three, Number two, pp. 61-90.
20.------.(1999) â€œNews Reporting and Environmental Protection in the Periphery Nationâ€. Journal of Communication and Language Arts, Volume one, Number one, pp. 11-19.
21.------ (1998). â€œInter/art/iculations of Violence in Nigerian Poetry and Graphic Artâ€™. Mosaic, Volume 32, No. 2. Pp. 165-182. Special issue on â€œCultural Agendasâ€.
22------ (1998) â€œThe Semantics of Female Devaluation in Igbo Proverbsâ€. African Study Monographs, volume 19, Number 2, pp.87 â€“ 102.
23.-------.(1998) â€œExophoric Reference in Femi Oyebodeâ€™s Wednesday Is a Colour and Naked to Your Softness and Other Poemsâ€. Gege: Ogun Studies in English, Volume three, pp 65 - 80.
24.------- (1997) â€œFederalizing the Weight of Words: Multilingualism, Multiculturalism, and Political Public speaking in Nigeriaâ€. CONTEXT: Journal of Social and Cultural Studies, Volume one, Number one, pp. 37-56.
25. ------- (1997). â€œBreak Every Rule: Chi Chi Layorâ€™s Feminist African Poetryâ€. Philosophy and Social Action, An Interdisciplinary â€“ International Quarterly of Concerned Philosophers for Social Action, Volume 23, Number 2, April-June, pp. 23-36.
26. ------ (1997).â€œHer Dissonant Selves: The Semiotics of Plurality and Bisexuality in Adrienne Kennedyâ€™s Funnyhouse of a Negroâ€. American Drama, Volume six, Number two, spring, pp. 67-80.
27. --------(1996) â€œThe Context and Style of Womenâ€™s Oratory in Uliâ€. UNICAL QUARTERLY: A Journal of the Academic staff Union of the University of Calabar, Volume one, Number two, pp. 115-130.
28.------ (1996).â€œWriting/Reading Familiar Strangeness: The Ruptured Semantics of Femi Oyebodeâ€™s Master of the Leopard Huntâ€. Ase, Volume three, Number three, pp. 99- 110.
29.------.(1996) â€Longing for what was left behind: An Introductionâ€™. Ase Volume three, number three, pp iv â€“ viii.
30.------- (1995) â€œThe Tactical Uses of Personal Pronominals in the War Speeches of Yakubu Gowon and Emeka Ojukwu â€œ. Papers in English and Linguistics, Volume one, Number one, pp. 1-10.
31.------.(1995) â€œThe Therapeutic Uses of Rhetoric in Warâ€. African Journal for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Volume one, Numbers two and three, pp. 42-60.
32. Oha, Obododimma & Louisa Andah. â€œTales by Moonlight and the Televisual Education of the Nigerian Childâ€. Identity, Culture, & Politics: An Afro-Asian Dialogue, vol.3, no. 1, 2002, pp 112-125. (CODESRIA Journal, Dakar, Senegal)
1. Oha, Obododimma. (2006) â€œNight as a Semiotic of Post/Colonial Condition.â€ In Agbaw, Steven Ekema, Aspects of Postcolonial Literature, Bratislavia: Dept. of English & American Studies, Constantine the Philosopher University, pp 25 â€“ 34.
2. ------(2005) â€œTeaching Language and Conflict in Conflict Situationâ€. In Proshina, A. Language and Culture Contact 8. Vladivotok: Far East University Press, pp 274 â€“ 292.
3. ------. (2005) â€œLiving on the Hyphen: Ayi Kwei Armah and the Paradox of the African-American Quest for a New Future and Identity in Postcolonial Africaâ€. In Davis, G.V., P.H. Marsden, B. Ledent, & M. Delrez (eds.) Towards a Transcultural Future: Literature and Society in a â€˜Postâ€™-Colonial World, ASNEL Papers 9.2, Amsterdam & New York: Rodopi, Pp 259 â€“ 271.
4. ------- (2005) â€œIn Lucifer We Trust: Reading William Blakeâ€™s Reading of Americaâ€™s Mythical Historyâ€. In Kusnir, Jaroslav (ed.) Ideology and Aesthetics in American Literature and Arts. Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag, Pp 51 â€“ 68.
5 ----------(2004) â€œOne Being, Being Won: John Steinbeck, Language, and the Interrogation of Ethnic/Racial Difference in Americaâ€. In Proshina et al (eds.) Culture and Language Contact. Vladivostok: Far East University Press, Pp 121 â€“ 134.
6. -------. (2004) â€œThe Role of Face in Wole Soyinkaâ€™s From Zia With love: A Study in Literary Pragmaticsâ€. Ogunâ€™s Children: The Literature and Politics of Wole Soyinka Since the Nobel. Ed. Onookome Okome. Trenton, New Jersey: Africa World Press, Inc., 2004, pp 227 â€“ 247.
7. --------. (2004) â€œThe Future of the Past: Christian Cultural Reproduction of Americaâ€. Transnational America: Contours of Modern US Culture. Eds. Russell Duncan & Clara Juncker. Copenhagen: Museum Tusculanum Press, 2004, Pp 27 â€“ 42.
8. --------.(2004) â€œNational Politics and the Deconstruction of Linguistic Subjectivity in Nigeriaâ€. The Domestication of English in Nigeria. Lagos: University of Lagos Press, 2004, Pp 280 â€“ 297.
9. --------.(2003) â€œThe Rhetoric of Cross-Cultural Engagement and the Tropology of Memory in Remi Rajiâ€™s Travel Poetryâ€. Iba: Essays on African Literature in Honour of Oyin Ogunba. Eds. Wole Ogundele and Gbemisola Adeoti. Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University Press, 2003, pp 137 â€“ 150.
10.------- (2001)â€œ The Visual Rhetoric of the Ambivalent City in Nigerian Video Filmsâ€. Cinema and the City: Film and Urban Societies in a Global Context. Eds. Mark Shiel and Tony Fitzmaurice.Oxford: Blackwell, pp 195-205.
11. ------.(2000) â€œThe Testament of a â€˜Penfulâ€™ Prisoner: Ken Saro-Wiwaâ€™s Literary Dialogue with the Prisonâ€. Before I Am Hanged: Ken Saro-Wiwa: Literature, Politics and Dissent. Onookome Okome (ed.). New Jersey: Africa World Press, pp 1 - 16.
12. ------ (2000).â€œThe Wealth of Poor Richard: The Relevance of Benjamin Franklinâ€™s Discourse on Wealth to Poverty Alleviation and Wealth Management in Nigeria â€œ. The Empowerment of the Civil Society in a Democracy: Nigeria and the United States of America. Ed. Oyin Ogunba. Ile-Ife: American Studies Association of Nigeria, pp 163 - 181.
13 --------(2000) â€œThe Rhetoric of Nigerian Christian Videos: The War Paradigm of The Great Mistakeâ€. In Haynes, Jonathan (ed.) Nigerian Video Films, Athens: Ohio University Center for International Studies, pp 192 â€“ 199.
14.------. (1999) â€œZebrulect, Transitivity and the De/Re/Construction of the Grammar of Standard Englishâ€. In Ifie, Egbe (ed.) Coping with Culture. Ibadan: Oputoru Books, pp. 215-228.
15.------.(1999) â€œPlain Thieves and Inarticulate Victims: The Problems of Appearance, Reality, Truth, and Falsehood in Zulu Sofolaâ€™s Wizard of Lawâ€. In Kolawole, Mary E. Modupe (ed.) Zulu Sofola: Her Life and Her Works. Ibadan: Caltop Publications, pp. 39-55.
16.--------(1998) â€œTo the Root/of Dear Cassavaâ€™: Rhetorical Style in Flora Nwapaâ€™s Poetryâ€. In Umeh, Marie (ed.) Emerging Perspectives on Flora Nwapa: Critical and Theoretical Essays. New Jersey: Africa World Press, pp. 411 â€“ 428.
17.-------.(1998) â€œNever A Gain? A Critical Reading of Flora Nwapaâ€™s Never Againâ€. In Umeh, Marie (ed.) Emerging Perspectives on Flora Nwapa: Critical and Theoretical Essays, pp. 429 â€“ 440.
18.------.(1998) â€œMyth-making and the Legitimization of Leadershipâ€. In Sutherlandâ€“Addy, Esi (ed.) (1999) Perpectives on Mythology. Accra : Goethe-Institut, pp. 244 â€“251.
19.------.(1997) â€œFlora Nwapa and the Semiotic of the Woman of the Lakeâ€. In Eko, Ebele, Julius Ogu and Emelia Oko (eds.) Flora Nwapa: Critical Perspectives. Calabar: University of Calabar Press, pp. 175 â€“ 190.
20.------.(1997) â€œWhat God Has put Asunder: The Politics of Ethnic Barriers in Chukwuemeka Ikeâ€™s Toads for Supper and Isidore Okpewhoâ€™s The Last Dutyâ€.In Meyer, Mike J. (ed.) Literature and Ethnic Discrimination.. Amsterdam: Rodopi Press (Modern Perspectives in Literature Series), pp. 135 â€“ 149.
21.------.(1997)â€œCulture and Gender Semantics in Flora Nwapaâ€™s Poetryâ€. In Newell, Stephanie (ed.) Writing African Women: Gender, Popular Culture, and Literature in West Africa. London and New Jersey: Zed Books, pp. 105 â€“ 116.
22.-----.(1996) â€œLanguage and Gender Conflict in Buchi Emechetaâ€™s Second â€“Class Citizenâ€. In Umeh, Marie (ed.) Emerging Perspectives on Buchi Emecheta. New Jersey: Africa World Press, pp. 289 â€“ 308.
Published Conference Proceedings:
1. Oha, Obododimma (2002) â€œNet/Works of the Text: From Barthes to Cyberpoeticsâ€. Poetics of the Text. Eds. Zuzana Fabianova, Gabriela Missikova, Daniela Petrikova, Alena Smieskova, and Tibor Zilka. Nitra: University of Constantine the Philosopher, 2002, pp 254 â€“ 268.
2.------.(2001) â€œMmanwu Awusa: Masquerading the Hausa Muslim in Igbo Tiger Performanceâ€. Africa at Crossroads: Complex Political Emergencies in the 21st Century. Proceedings of the Ethno-Net Conference held in Douala, Cameroon, 21 - 23 May 2001. UNESCO/ENA. http://pluto.unesco.org/most/crossroadsoha.htm
Articles Accepted for Publication:
1. Oha, Obododimma. â€œPraise Names and Power De/Constructions in Contemporary Igbo Chiefshipâ€, Tradition and Modernity, edited by Irene Odotei (University of Ghana, Legon
2. --------- â€œGlocalizing Americanness: Language and American Identity in Nigerian Home Videosâ€. Journal of American Studies.
3---------. The Wishes That Become Horses: The Rhetoric and Politics of Igbo Jewishnessâ€, Nordic Journal of African Studies.
4------- .â€Occupying the Isolated Terminal Space and Silentâ€: The Rhetoric of Inclusion and Exclusion in the Poetry of Femi Oyebodeâ€, In Bekers, Elizabeth (ed.) Transcultural Modernities.
Selected Published Poetry:
5. Oha, Obododimma (1988) â€œMemoryâ€, â€œAdmonitionâ€, â€œStoryâ€. In Garuba, Harry (ed.) Voices from the Fringe: An ANA Anthology of New Nigerian Poetry. Lagos: Malthouse, pp 162 â€“ 163.
6.------. (1991) â€œShit Businessâ€, â€œThe Soldierâ€. Ase: Calabar Journal of Contemporary Poetry, Vol. 1, No. 1, pp 92 â€“ 93.
7.------- (1996) â€œDust and Ashesâ€. In Osondu, E.C. (ed.) For Ken, for Nigeria. Lagos: Service & Service International, pp 121â€”122.
8.--------(2006) â€œFallaciesâ€, Agenda #66, Special Issue on Domestic Violence.
9. --------(2006) â€œBossâ€. In Nairobi Poetry, Agenda, http://www.agenda.org.za/index.php?option=content&task=view&id=1663.
10.-------(2006) â€œMmanwu in Ascentâ€, â€œSong of the Udu & Oyoâ€, â€œA Word for the Last Wordâ€, â€œWars and Rumours of Warsâ€, â€œThe Road to the Stream Singsâ€, â€œIn the Light of Our Darknessâ€, Sentinel Poetry (Online): The International Journal of Poetry and Graphics, # 43 (June).http://www.sentinelpoetry.org.uk/0606/index_files/page0018.htm
11.--------(2006) â€œSo the Deadlines Want Me Deadâ€, â€œOut of the Depthsâ€, â€œDesireâ€. Sentinel Poetry (Online), # 44, www.sentinelpoetry.org.uk/0706/index_files/page0027.htm
12.--------(2006) â€œOnline Linesâ€. Sentinel Poetry (Online), Anniversary Issue, #49, www.sentinelpoetry.org.uk/1206/obododimma_oha.html/
HONOURS & AWARDS
- Professor Chinua Achebe Prize for the best graduating student of English and Literary Studies, University of Calabar, Nigeria, 1986.
- USIA Grant for participation in the Summer Institute on the Study of American Literature and Cultures, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1997.
- MacArthur Foundation Staff Exchange Grant, University of Ibadan, 2006.
SOME INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES ATTENDED
- International Conference on Women, Communication, and Development, Ibadan, 1990.
- First Annual and Inaugural Convention of the African Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, (ASPSSI), Ibadan, 1995.
- International Conference of Pan-African Association of Anthropologists, Cotonou, Benin Republic, 17 â€“ 21 July 1998.
- 3rd International Conference on Oral Literature in Africa, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 21 â€“ 23 October 1998.
- International Conference of Pan-African Association of Anthropologists, Yaounde, Cameroon, 30 August â€“ 3 September 1999.
- Annual International Conference of American Studies Association of Nigeria, Badagry, 23- 26 September, 1999.
- International Conference of American Studies on â€œNation/Nationalism: A Common Enterpriseâ€, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 22 â€“ 26 June 1999.
- International Conference on the Return of the African Diaspora, Ouidah, Benin Republic, March 1999.
- International Conference of the French Association of American Studies, Aix-en-Provence, France, 26-28 May 2000.
- International Conference of the Association for the Study of New Literatures in English (ASNEL), Aachen, Germany, 31 May to 4 June, 2000.
- International Workshop of Ethno-Net Africa on â€œAfrica at Crossroads: Complex Political Emergencies in the 21st Centuryâ€, Douala, Cameroon, 2001.
- International Workshop of Ethno-Net Africa on â€œForms of Discrimination and Intolerance in Africaâ€, Libreville, Gabon, 18 â€“ 19 August 2001.
- International Conference of the Pan-African Association of Anthropologists, Libreville, Gabon, 20 â€“ 24 August 2001.
- International Conference of the Swiss Association of American Studies/ Austrian Association of American Studies on â€œAmerican Foundational Myths: Visualizations and Verbalizationsâ€, University of Zurich, 17 â€“ 19 November 2001.
- International Conference on America-Africa Interchange, Cape Coast, Ghana, 2002.
- International Biennial Conference of the European Association of American Studies (EAAS) on â€œThe United States of/in Europe: Nationhood, Citizenship, Cultureâ€, Bordeaux, 22 â€“ 25 March 2002.
- International Conference on â€œChieftaincy in Africa: Culture, Governance and Developmentâ€, jointly organized by Center for African Studies, University of Cambridge, and Institute of African Studies, University of Ghana, in Accra, 6 â€“ 10 January 2003.
- 24th West African Languages Congress, University of Ibadan, 1st â€“ 6th August 2004.
- African Council for Communication Education Conference, University of Ibadan, 25th â€“ 27th August 2004.
- Philosophy Conference on â€œHuman Values and Social Order in Africaâ€, University of Ibadan, 15th â€“ 18th September 2004.
- Conference on â€œAfrican-European Interchangeâ€ in Honour of Professor Segun Odunuga, University of Ibadan, November 30 to December 1, 2004.
- University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature, on the theme â€œLanguage, Literature, and the New Humanism,â€ April 27 â€“ 29, 2005. Presented a lead paper entitled â€œLanguage and Human Interest in the Virtual Community.â€
- 15th Annual Conference of the pan-African Anthropological Association, Yaounde, Cameroon, 8th â€“ 12th August, 2005.
CURRENT MEMBERSHIP OF PROFESSIONAL BODIES:
Pan-Africa Association of Anthropologists (PAAA).
African Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
International Society for the Study of Oral Literature in Africa.
American Studies Association of Nigeria (ASAN).
Ethnic Studies Network (Ethno-Net Africa).
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