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Dr. Itang Ede Egbung

Lecturer 1
English & Literary Studies
itangegbung@unical.edu.ng

My name is Itang Ede Egbung, a Lecturer I in the Department of English and Literary Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar. My area of specialization and research is Gender in African Literature and well as African Feminism. I have held some administrative posts such as Coordinator, Pre-Degree English of the University, Coordinator, Use of English and Communication Skills, I have also been a time table Officer in my Department. Presently, I am the Secretary of the Post Graduate Committee of my Department.

Egbung, Itang and Grace Okereke.

”Parental Control and the Child’s Quest for Freedom in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”. CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. vii. May 2016. 84-93.


Egbung, Itang. “Form and Feminist Consciousness in Walker’s The Color Purple and Hurston’s Their Eyes are Watching God”. The Leajon:  An Academic  Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Vol. 2 No. 1 August 2010. 62-70.


Egbung, Itang. African Consciousness in Ama Ata Aidoo’s Our Sister Killjoy”. CAJOLIS: Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Vol. 13 No.1 2010. 84-97.


Egbung, Itang. “A Survey of the Criticism of the Language Problem in African Literature: A Case for Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”. CAJOLIS: Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal. Vol. 14 No. 2 September 2010. 236-257.   


Egbung, Itang. Reversal of Gender Roles in Zaynab Alkali’s The stillborn”. The Leajon: An Academic Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies. Vol. 2 No. 2 February 2011. 11-17.


Egbung, Itang. “Female Solidarity as a Tool for Female Vocality in Amma Darko’s Faceless”. NDUNODE: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 9 No. 2 July 2011. 1-20.


Egbung, Itang. “Oppression and Revolt in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs. Vol. 14 No. 1 April 2012. 106-109.


Egbung, Itang. “Reinventing the African Woman: Akachi Adimora-Ezeigbo’s The Last of the Strong Ones”. CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. VI May 2013. 8-17.


Egbung, Itang. “Paternalism and Family Relationships in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”. NDUNODE: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol. 10 No. 1 July 2013. 136-148.


Egbung, Itang. “The Search for Identity in Bessie Head’s Maru”. SOPHIA: An African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs. Vol. 15 No. 2. September, 2015. 7-14.


Egbung, Itang and Grace Okereke.”Parental Control and the Child’s Quest for Freedom in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”. CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. vii. May 2016. 88-97.


Egbung, Itang. “Satire in Joe Ushie’s Hillsongs and Lambs at the Shrine”. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research. Vol. 9 Issue 2 June 2012. 135-143.


Egbung, Itang & Grace Okereke. “Significant Others, Family Responsibility and the Freedom of the African Child in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions”. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 5 No. 20 September 2014. 2059-2066.


Egbung, Itang. “African Kinship across the Atlantic: A Study of Ben Igwe’s Against the Odds”. Annals of Humanities and Development Studies. Vol. 6 No. 1. 2015. 87-101.


Egbung, Itang. “Gender and the Quest for Social Justice and Relevance in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus and Half of a Yellow Sun”. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities. Vol. 6 No. 2 June 2016.


Egbung, Itang. “Female Bonding as Therapy to Human Right Violation in Akachi Ezeigbo’s Trafficked”. Humanities and Social Sciences Review. Vol. 6 No. 2. 2017.

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Paper Presented: “Fatness as a Metaphor for Fecundity: A Feminist Reading of Sefi Atta’s Everything Good Will Come”.
1st National Conference on Gender Studies 18th – 21st October, 2017.
Start: Wednesday 18th October, 2017
End: Saturday 21st October, 2017
Paper Presented: “Cultural Expression in Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”
23rd Annual Unical International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) 5-9 May, 2014.
Start: Monday 5th May, 2014
End: Friday 9th May, 2014
Paper Presented: “Literacy and the Girl-Child Empowerment for Sustainable Development: A Study of Amma Darko’s Faceless”.
10th Pan African Literacy for All Conference (PALFA) 29th – 31st August, 2017.
Start: Tuesday 29th August, 2017
End: Thursday 31st August, 2017
Paper Presented: “Significant Others, Filial Responsibility and the Freedom of the African Child in Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus”
39th Annual African Literature Association Conference (ALA) 20 -24 March, 2013, Charleston, South Carolina, USA.
Start: Wednesday 20th March, 2013
End: Sunday 24th March, 2013
Paper Presented: “Paternalism and Family Relationships in African Literature: A Study of Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions and Chimamanda Adichie’s Purple Hibscus”.
21st Annual Unical International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) 4-7 May, 2011.
Start: Wednesday 4th May, 2011
End: Saturday 7th May, 2011
Paper Presented: “Cultural Alienation and Exploitation: The Immigrant Experience in Chimamanda Adichie’s “Arrangers of Marriage”.
8th Uniuyo Conference on Language and Literature (UCOLL) 21 – 24 September, 2015.
Start: Monday 21st September, 2015
End: Thursday 24th September, 2015
Paper presented: “The Woman as a Metaphor for the Environment in Kaine Agary’s Yellow Yellow”
44th Annual African Literature Association (ALA) Conference 23rd-26th May, 2018, Washington DC, USA.
Start: Wednesday 23rd May, 2018
End: Saturday 26th May, 2018
Paper Presented: “Women’s Political Empowerment in Nigeria: A Reading of Akachi Ezeigbo’s The Last of the Strong Ones”
The 2013 Annual Africa Conference 29 – 31 March, 2013, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Start: Friday 29th March, 2013
End: Sunday 31st March, 2013
Paper Presented: “Female Solidarity and the Mass Media as Tools for Female Vocality in Amma Darko’s Faceless and “Reflections”, A TV Drama Series in AKBC, Uyo”.
20th Annual Unical International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) 4 – 7 May, 2010.
Start: Tuesday 4th May, 2010
End: Friday 7th May, 2010
Paper Presented: “Insurgency as a Threat to Transculturalism: A Study of Onyekachi Peter Onuoha’s Identity”
9th Annual National Conference of English Language Teachers Association (ELTAN) 29th August – 1st September, 2016.
Start: Monday 29th August, 2016
End: Thursday 1st September, 2016
Paper Presented: “Education for female Self-actualization in Buchi Emecheta’s Destination Biafra and Tsitsi Dangarembga’s Nervous Conditions”.
19th Annual Unical International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) 1-4 May, 2008.
Start: Thursday 1st May, 2008
End: Sunday 4th May, 2008
Paper Presented: “The Search for Identity in Bessie Head’s Maru”.
40th Annual African Literature Association (ALA) Conference 9 – 13 April, 2014, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesbourg, South Africa.
Start: Wednesday 9th April, 2014
End: Sunday 13th April, 2014
Paper Presented: “Sexual Slavery in Ekanem Ikpeme’s Hurting in the Inside”.
The Calabar Study Group Conference 24 – 27 April, 2013.
Start: Wednesday 24th April, 2013
End: Saturday 27th April, 2013
Paper Presented: “African Kinship Across the Atlantic: A Study of Ben Igwe’s Against the Odds”.
The 2014 Annual Africa Conference 4 – 6 April, 2014, University of Texas at Austin, USA.
Start: Friday 4th April, 2014
End: Sunday 6th April, 2014
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