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Dr. Jonas Egbudu Akung

Senior Lecture
English & Literary Studies
jonas@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Jonas Egbudu Akung joined the Academic Board of the Department of English and Literary Studies University of Calabar as an Assistant Lecturer in July 2005 and rose to the rank of Senior Lecturer in 2014. His papers are currently being assessed for the position of Associate Professor. He holds a BA 1998, MA, 2004 and Ph.D., 2008 all from the University of Calabar. Since joining the department, he has taught courses both at the undergraduate and post graduate levels. He is among the editorial board of Currents in African Literature and the English Language CALEL. He has mentored and successfully supervised two post graduate students, Ph.D. and MA and five others at various stages of completion. He has attended conferences locally and internationally and his publications have appeared in reputable local and international journals. Currently, he is the Chair of Graduate Programme, Department of English and Literary Studies University of Calabar

Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2012)

"Feminist dimensions in Sefi Atta’s Everything good will come”. Studies in literature language, 4(1), 114 – 122


Akung Jonas Egbudu and L. Onwugbueche (2011)

“Alienation and the quest for identity in V. S. Naipaul’s A House for Mr. Biswas,The Mimic Men and Miguel street”. African research review, 51(1) 162 – 171.


Akung Jonas Egbudu. (2011).

The society in the lens of the writer: Ken Saro-Wiwa’s Prisoner of Jebs. Annals of humanities and development studies, 2(1), 13 – 20.


Akung Jonas Egbudu and Azubike Illoeje.(2011)

“Issues in the theory and development of the novel in Africa”. LWATI: A journal of contemporary research, 8(1155 – 166


Akung, Jonas Egbudu and E. D. Simon (2011)

“The military as motif in the Nigerian Novel: Helon Habila’s Waiting for an Angel. Studies in literature and language, 3(3), 55 – 59


Leonard Onwuebueche and Jonas Egbudu Akung.(2011)

"Marriage and choices in Mariama Ba’s Scarlet Song”. Humanicus, 6,1 – 14


E. D. Simon, J. E. Akung and B. U. Bassey (2014).

“Environmental degradation, militancy/kidnapping and oil theft in Helon Habila’s Oil on Water”. Mediterranean journal of social sciences, 5(2) 382- 388. (Scopus)


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2012).

"New historicist dimensions in Helon Habila’s Measuring time”. International journal of applied linguistics and english literature, 1(4), 144 – 151


E. D Simon, B., Inyang, M. E. Imona and J. E. Akung. (2011).

Devaluation of the feminist worth through poverty: Examples from Grace Ukala’s Broken bond and Elechi Amadi’s Estrangement”. African research review, 5(2), 140 – 153


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2016).

The portrayal of liberation and the national question in Arnold Udoka’s Akon, Long Walk yo a Dream and Iyene: A Dance Drama. International journal of applied linguistics and english literature, 5(3), 203 – 212


Akung Jonas Egbudu.

"The Western Voice and Feminist Criticism of the Nigerian Novel”. World Journal of English Language, 3(1), 2013: 24 – 37.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu (2018).

A Literary Study of Mbube Proverbs” LWATI: A journal of contemporary research.15(2),170-183


Akung, Jonas Egbudu Akung (2016).

Revolutionary aesthetics in Festus Iyayi’s Violence and Heroes” An idea we must forget: a celebration of Festus Iyayi.(Eds.). Wumi Raji and Idaebvor Bello. Ibadan: Kraft Books, 275-288.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2005)

Dialect as a defining tool in the West Indian Literature: A Reading of Samuel Selvon’s A Brighter Sun and The Lonely Londoner. Trend in the study of language and linguistics: A festschrift for Philip Akujuobi Nwachukwu Ed. Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele. Port-Harcourt: Grand Orbit Com. 323 – 329.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu and Kufre Aniefiok (2014).

Godfatherism in Nigerian Politics: An Example of Martin Akpan’s The Crumb Eaters”. ANSU Journal of language and literary studies. 1(1) (AJLLS) 30-36.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. And E.D. Simon.

“Human Right Violation against the Woman; Examples from Select African Novels” Currents in African Literature and the English Language. CALEL. 7. 2016 58-77.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. 2006-2007).

Western Media and Early Response to the Nigerian Novel”. Africa and World Literature: University of Nigeria Journal of Literary Studies. 6 (7) 245-267


Akung, Jonas Egbudu (2013).

Unmasking the mask and scaling the cradle in Liwhu Betiang’s The Cradle on the Scales. Lagos notes and records: journal of faculty of arts, university of Lagos, 19(295.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu, (2012).

Beneath the ruble there is love: a critical review of Liwhu Betiang’s Beneath the Rubble” MAJELS: Madonna Journal of English and Literary Studies, 2(3), 167-180.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu and Agnes Agbor.

“Gender Consciousness and Assertiveness in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Kaine Agary’s Yellow – Yellow. Kiabara: Journal of Humanities, 16(2), 2011: 323 – 333.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu and Azubike Iloeje (2011).

Kaine Agary’s Yellow – Yellow: A Study in Ecocriticism. Lagos Notes and Records. Journal of Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, 17,: 71- 84.


E. D. Semon. A. O. Ogundipe and J. E. Akung (2009).

“Violence and calamity in Rogers Mai’s Brother Man and the Hills were Joyful Together” Ongoing: A contemporary journal of inter-disciplinary studies, 1(1), 187 – 199.


Azubike Iloeje and Akung, Jonas Egbudu (2006).

The problem of applying western critical standards in the criticism of African oral literature. CALEL,6121- 132.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu, L. Onwugbueche and E. D. Simon. (2009).

The journey motif in Samuel Selvon’s The Lonely Londoners and Turn Again Tigers” Oniong: A contemporary journal of inter-disciplinary studies, 1(1), 165 – 177.


Akung Jonas Egbudu (2004).

The Place of foreign voice in the criticism of African literature: The Phenomenon of Bernth Lindfors.” Ndunode, 5/1210 -225.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2005).

The use of language in the African novel: Ken Saro-Wiwa Experimentation in Soaboy and Prisoners of Jebs Ndunode, 6/267 – 81.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2015

Mischief as a feminist weapon in Loa Shoneyin’s The secret lives of Baba Segi’s Wives. Cuttington University journal of liberal art and social sciences, CUJLASS. 2(1.) 85-95.


Akung, Jonas Egbudu. (2004))

Escapism as Motif: The novels of V. S. Naipaul”. Uyo journal of humanities,10(33 – 50.

No Results for Research Works done

Showing All Conferences Attended

39th Conference of African Literature Association
39th Conference of African Literature Association, March 20 – 24, 2013; College of Charleston South Carolina, United States of America.
Start: Wednesday 20th March, 2013
End: Sunday 24th March, 2013
41st Conference of African Literature Association
41st Conference of African Literature Association Bayreuth, University of Bayreuth, Germany.June 3-6, 2015
Start: Wednesday 3rd June, 2015
End: Saturday 6th June, 2015
40th Conference of African Literature Association
40th Conference of African Literature Association – Witswatersrand Johannesburg, South Africa, 9 – 13 April, 2014.
Start: Wednesday 9th April, 2014
End: Sunday 13th April, 2014
10th Conference of the International Society for the Oral Literature of Africa (ISOLA)
University of Cocody Abidjan Ivory Coast, June 12 – 15, 2014.
Start: Thursday 12th June, 2014
End: Sunday 15th June, 2014
Conference of the Nigerian Oral Literature Association
Conference of the Nigerian Oral Literature Association August 13 – 15 2014: University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State, Nigeria.
Start: Wednesday 13th August, 2014
End: Friday 15th August, 2014
42nd Conference of African Literature Association.
42nd Conference of African Literature Association. Emory University and Kennesaw University Atlanta Georgia, USA. April 6-9, 2016
Start: Wednesday 6th April, 2016
End: Saturday 9th April, 2016
6th African World Literature Conference
6th African World Literature Conference November 4 – 7, 2012, University of Nigeria Nsukka
Start: Sunday 4th November, 2012
End: Wednesday 7th November, 2012
No Results for Grants/Awards Received