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Prof. Zana Itiunbe Akpagu

Professor
Moden Languages and Translation Studies
zakpagu@unical.edu.ng

Synopsis

Born 56yrs ago, young Zana began his academic sojourn of excellence at the primary School Ipong 1 in Obudu where he obtained a merit grade in the First School Leaving Certificate Exams in 1971. In 1977 at the Famous Mary Knoll College, Okuku-Ogoja (now Yala), he bagged Division One in the West African School Certificate Exams (W.A.S.C.E.) His secondary school feat was followed by a: B. A. (Hons) in French, Second Class Upper Division in 1982, UNICAL, M. A. (French) in 1985, UNICAL and Ph. D. (African and Caribbean Literatures in French) in 1995, UNIBEN. Prof. Akpagu won the Dr. E. N. Amaku prize for Best Graduating Student in Languages, UNICAL, 1982. Prof Zana’s working career has revolved round three different universities. They include University Of Benin, University of Uyo (Defunct UNICROSS) and University of Calabar.

Publications

Publications by Zana Itiunbe


Akpagu, Zana (2000) La rencontre de Zola et de Zobel: un parallélisme thématique entre L’Assommoir et La Rue Cases-Nègres, NEOHELICON (Institute of Literary Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest), Vol. XXVII/2000, pp. 267-308.


Akpagu, Zana, (2003) "Terrorism of Heroism"? The portrait of the Rebel in the Caribbean Novel”, SANKOFA JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES, (University Of Ghana, Legion), Vol. 1, Pp. 99-141.


Akpagu, Zana (2004) “Jardin d’Eros ou l’homme empêché de Salvat Etchart? Le Satyriasis comme ruse psychologique d’évasion", Un FRENCH STUDIES IN AFRICA,(Rands Afrikaans University, South Africa), Vol. No. 33, Pp. 18-34.


Akpagu, Zana (2005) "Hocus pocus ou le quimboiseur: Le personnage surnaturel dans les romans antillais", ROADEL REVUE OUTST-AFRICAINE DE ENSEIGNANTS DE LANGUES, LITERATURE ET LINGUISTIQUE,(Université d’Abomey-Calavi, Cotonou, Benin Republic), Vol. 3 No. 1.


Akpagu, Zana (2005) “Les DOM en question? La Lézarde d’Edouard Glissant ou la lutte des     jeunes contre la Départmentalisation" SYNERGIES AFRIQUE AUSTRALE : RECHERCHES FRANCOPHONES EN AFRIQUE (University of Cape Town, South Africa), Vol. 1, Pp. 149-159.


Akpagu, Zana (2006) "Towards a new form of African Novel: Ada Ugah’s theory of Novel in Ballads", LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research (University of Swaziland), Vol. 3, Pp. 121-131.


Akpagu, Zana (1989) “Aidoo and Experimental Prose Fiction: Visual pattering as a foregrounding device in our Sister Killjoy", LIWURAM JOURNAL OF THE HUMANITIES, Vol. 4/5, Pp. 229-310.


 Akpagu, Zana (1992) “The revolutionary alternative in political change; A view of Mongo Beti’s Trilogy”, OYE: OGUN JOURNAL OF ART, Vol. 5, Pp. 53-60.


Akpagu, Zana (1992) “Poetic Narration as Style in Prose: the example of Ada Ugah in Ballads of the unknown solider”, OYE JOURNAL OF ART, Vol. 6, Pp. 39-40.


Akpagu, Zana (1998) "Le roman antillais et la découverte de soi: Edouard Glissant et la voie de l’histoire", AGOGO : BENDEL STATE UNIVERSITY JOURNAL OF FRENCH STUDIES. Vol. 2,3, Pp. 73-84.


Akpagu, Zana (1996) "Le roman antillais et le rattachement a l’Oralité: l’exemple de l’art romanesque de Joseph Zobel", RENEF, Vol. No. 4, Pp. 97-119.


Akpagu, Zana (1997) "L’onomastique comme prétexe de révolte culturelle aux Antilles: étude anthroponymique des romans d’Edouard Glissant", AGORA JOURNAL OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES STUDIES, Vol. 1, Pp. 1-15


Akpagu, Zana (2000) "Vers un espace de communication littéraire décolonisé? Joseph Zobel et la créolisation de Français dans Diab’ la., AGORA JOURNAL OF FOREIGN LANGUAGES STUDIES, Vol. 3 No.1, Pp. 197-201.


Akpagu, Zana (2003) "Ecriture au feminin: Guillaume Oyono Mbia, Pionier et promoteur de l’antimachisme", RELFRAC Revue de littératures francophones de Calabar), Vol. 1 No.3, Pp. 1-26.


Akpagu, Zana (2003) “L’univers imaginaire de Maryse Condé et l’Intégration sociale et raciale comme condition Sine Qua Non pour une légitimation identitaire aux Antilles”, Ndunode, Vol.4 No.1, Pp. 12-23


Akpagu, Zana (2004) “Didacticism in Literature: Sembene Ousmane as a moral teacher”, NEW FRONTIERS, Vol. 1. No.2, Pp. 23-32.


Akpagu, Zana (2006) "L’Exil ou l’envol ailleurs? Le voyage en France dans les romans antillais", NEW FRONTIERS, Vol. 11 No.1, Pp.206-224.


Akpagu, Zana (2005) "Tel José, tel Laye! La filiation littéraire Africaine antillaise vue à     travers les vies parallèles des protagonistes de La rue Cases-Nègres de Joseph Zobel et de L’Enfant noir de Camara Laye" CAJOLIS, Vol. viii, Pp. 43-78

Reseacrh Works Done

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Conferences Attended

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Modern Languages Association of Nigeria (MLAN) 9th Annual Conference
University of Benin, Benin City. Paper: “Les D.O.M en question: La Lezarde d’Edourd Glissant et la tutte des jeunes control le departmentlisation”.
Start: Wednesday 10th February, 1999
End: Saturday 13th February, 1999
examination ethics and compliance
Workshop on examination ethics and compliance excellence training workshop (21st May-25th May 2012 @ University of Ibadan under the auspices of the Nigerian Institute of manpower development and industrial relation (NIMDIR).
Start: Saturday 25th May, 2002
End: Friday 25th May, 2012
6. Delta State University, Dept. Of Languages and Linguistics Symposium in Honour of Prof. B. O. Okiwelu’s Contribution to Academics
Paper: Les Antillais et la question de Peau: La Negrophobie Noire dans La Rue Cases-Nègres de Joseph Zobel.
Start: Thursday 10th May, 2007
End: Thursday 10th May, 2007
2. West African Association for Commonwealth Literatures and Language Studies
University of Calabar. Paper: “Didacticism in Literature: Sembene Ousmane as a moral teacher”
Start: Sunday 8th December, 1991
End: Sunday 8th December, 1991
3. Conférence africaine des professeurs de français des universités Anglophones d’Afrique (CAPFUA)
Nigeria French Village Badagry. Paper: "La rencontre de Zola et Zoble: un parallélisme thématique entre l,Assommoir et La Rue Cases-negres."
Start: Sunday 11th August, 1996
End: Thursday 15th August, 1996
A colloquium on "French Studies and National Development"
University of Calabar, Calabar. Paper: L’Exil ou l’envol vers ailleurs? Le voyage en France dans les romans Antillais".
Start: Tuesday 29th June, 2004
End: Wednesday 30th June, 2004

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