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Dr. Ansa Stella Asibong

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Linguistics and Communication Studies
saansa@unical.edu.ng

Dr. Stella Asibong Ansa obtained her BA(Hons) English Studies from the University of Ife, Ile-Ife in 1982. She earned her MA English and Literary Studies, MA Linguistics and Ph.D Socio-linguistics from the University of Calabar, Calabar. She took up a teaching appointment with the University of Calabar as an Assistant Lecturer at the Centre for General Studies from there, she was posted to the Department of English and Literary Studies. She rose to the rank of Associate Professor. She has served the Department in different capacities. She has been an Exams Officer both at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels,Secretary to the Postgraduate Board of the Department, Coordinator of the use of English and Communication skills, the Acting Head of Department and two times Convener of the International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) 2013 and 2014.She has supervised over 10 MA and Ph.D candidates in the Department of English and Literary Studies and the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages.She has published extensively both in local and international journals and has to her credit over 20 publications. She is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages.

Okon, B. A. and Ansa, S. A. (2009). Language and socio-cultural value: An analysis of Ibibio proverbs. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research. Vol.6 No. 1 pp. 125 – 130. (Swaziland) Indexed in Google Scholar


Okon, B. A.; Ekpe, E. L.; Ansa, S. A. and Udoinyang, M. E. (2010). The use of Ibibio traditional means of communication. Annals of Humanities


Okon, B. A. and Ansa, S. A. (2012). Language, culture and communication: The Ibibio worldview. Studies in Literature and Language. Vol.5. No.3, pp. 70 – 74. (Canada), www.cscanada.org. Indexed in Google Scholar.


Offiong, A. O. and Ansa, S. A. (2013). The Efik language: A historical profile. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. University of North Carolina.Vol.3, No.21, pp 23 – 31. Indexed in Google Scholar.


Ansa, S.A. (2002). Language use in a multilingual community: The Calabar example. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol.V, No.11. pp 11-132.


Ansa, S.A. (2003). Self-report of language choice and language attitude in Calabar: implications for the use of English. Ndunode: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol.4, No.1. pp. 89-96.


Nta, G.E.; Umoh, S.J.; Okon, B.A. and Ansa, S.A. (2003). Drama sketch as a second language acquisition strategy. Journal of Nigeria English and Literature (JONEL) Vol.4. pp. 191-200.


Nta, E.G.; Ansa, S.A.; and Okon, B.A. (2004). Phonological variation in Nigeria English problems and prospects. CALEL, Currents in African Literature and the English Language Vol.2 pp 205-215.


Ansa, S.A. and Okon, B.A. (2004). Names as cultural identity: A sociolinguistic investigation of the Ibibio. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. Maiden edition. pp 182-190.


Ansa, S.A. (2004). Language planning and national integration:The Nigerian perspective. Global Journal of Humanities, Vol.3, No. 1and 2. pp 21-26.


Ansa, S.A. and Okon, B.A. (2005). Non-effective communication as a result of poor reading habits among UNICAL students. Journal of Applied Literacy and Reading. Vol.2. pp 99-105.


Ansa, S.A. and Okon, B.A. (2005).The technique of teaching been and being in a second language situation. Journal of English Studies (JES) Vol. ix. pp 89-96.


Okon, B. A.; Ansa, S.A., and Udoinyang, M.E. (2007). Linguistics and mother tongue education: Problems and prospects. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. Vol.1/2. pp 35 – 44.


Ansa, S.A. and Okon, B.A. (2009). Language use in the Qua clans in Calabar: Implications for the maintenance of Ekin. Journal of Linguistic Association of Nigeria. No.12. pp.109-117.


Okon,B.A.and Ansa S.A. (2011).The use of numerical slang among undergraduate students in some Nigerian universities: Implications for language use.USEM – Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literature.Vol.4. pp. 17 – 29.


Okon, B. A.; Ekpe, E. L.; Ansa, S. A. (2014). Documenting the significance of the Ibibio traditional marriage gift items: A communicative approach. International Journal of Language and linguistics. 2(3), 134 – 245. pp 181 – 189.


Ansa, S. A. and Okon, B. A. (2014). Names as index of social history: The Efik example. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences. USA.Vol.4, No.28. pp 83 – 92. Indexed in Google Scholar.


Ansa, S.A. (2001). Sociolinguistic analysis of gender disparity in Ama Ata Aidoo’s Changes: A Love Story. In The Paragon. 1/1: 147-153.

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Teaching Oral English Skills to the Nigerian Child: Methodology and Technology”
12th Annual Conference of Linguistic Association of Nigeria (LAN, 29th July – 1st August, 1991)
Start: Monday 29th July, 1991
End: Thursday 1st August, 1991
“Glocalization of the English language in the social media by Nigerian youths”
1st Annual FULAFIA Research Conference, Lafia. 2nd – 4th February, 2016.
Start: Tuesday 2nd February, 2016
End: Thursday 4th February, 2016
a)“Reading to Writing Development Literacy through the Vacation Reading Village” b) “Using News on the Board to Develop Literacy in a Vacation Programme”
International Reading Association, USA in collaboration with Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) 2nd PAN African Conference on Reading for All, Abuja (October 7-12, 2001)
Start: Sunday 7th October, 2001
End: Friday 12th October, 2001
2nd UNIUYO Conference on African Languages
2nd UNIUYO Conference on African Languages (UCAL), September 19-24, 2010) “A report on the kioñ language project”.
Start: Sunday 19th September, 2010
End: Friday 24th September, 2010
International Conference on African Literature and the English Language
International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL) May 4-7, 2010.
Start: Tuesday 4th May, 2010
End: Friday 7th May, 2010
Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) Calabar Branch
Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN) Calabar Branch, 1st Regional Conference on Literacy for Survival in the 21st Century (April 16-19, 2002)
Start: Tuesday 16th April, 2002
End: Friday 19th April, 2002
“Sociolinguistic Variables in African Literature: A Case Study of Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease”
13th Annual UNICAL International Conference on African Literature and the English Language at University of Calabar, Calabar (1994)
Start: Monday 2nd May, 1994
End: Friday 6th May, 1994
“Documenting the significance of the Ibibio traditional marriage gift items: A Communicative approach”.
West African Languages Congress (WALC) 2013, University of Ibadan, July 29 - August 2, 2013
Start: Monday 29th July, 2013
End: Friday 2nd August, 2013
“Place and personal names in Akwa Ibom State: Implications for Integration”
27th Congress of the West African Linguistic Society (WALC), August 14-20, 2011.Universitè de Cocody: Abidjan
Start: Sunday 14th August, 2011
End: Saturday 20th August, 2011
“The Drama Sketch as a Second Language Acquisition Strategy”
2nd University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature, Uyo (February 13-15, 2002)
Start: Wednesday 13th February, 2002
End: Friday 15th February, 2002
International Conference on African Literature and the English Language
International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL), May 4-7, 2011
Start: Wednesday 4th May, 2011
End: Saturday 7th May, 2011
24th International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL), Calabar.
24th International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL), Calabar.May,2016.
Start: Monday 2nd May, 2016
End: Wednesday 4th May, 2016
“The Revival and Development of Kioñ”
Okoyong Development League’s Annual Conference, December 29, 2010 Onim Anking, Odukpani Local Government Area.
Start: Wednesday 29th December, 2010
End: Wednesday 29th December, 2010
No Results for Grants/Awards Received