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Dr. Iwuchukwu Godwin Chinaedu

Associate professor
Linguistics and Communication Studies
gciwuchukwu@unical.edu.ng

Iwuchukwu, Godwin C.S. was employed as lecturer 2 into the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies in August, 2006 with a Ph.D in Linguistics (University of Calabar),Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies and Administration. Presently, an Associate Professor, Member of Senate, representing Faculty of Arts, also a member of World Congress of African Linguists (WOCAL); National Association for Research and Development (NARD); Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN); Association of Nigerian Languages Teachers (ANALT) and African Council for Communication Education (ACCE). He was editor, International Journal of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Calabar 2014-2016(IJLC Vol. 3/1, 3/2). He was the acting Head of Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies from 1st October 2014 to 30th September, 2016. His research interest focuses onLanguage and Communication, Sociolinguistics, and Applied Linguistics with publications in both local and international journals. He has attended local and internationalConferences and presented papers in Universities of Botswana, San Antonio, Texas, USA; Leggon, Ghana; Universiti Saint Malay, Malaysia, Buea Cameroon, etc. He is a recipient of the 2013 Association of Common Wealth Universities ( ACU) London, Early Career Research Award/Grant worth £2,000. Iwuchukwu, teaches, mentors and supervises, research at all levels of university degrees (Undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D). He has produced 2 Ph.Ds and 10 Masters as well as a host of others currently undergoing mentorship. He has presently put up a proposal with TEFUND for funding ofa N19millon research in the university on the Cross River State indigenous languages management project. He has been a visiting scholar (Adjunct) as an Associate Professor at the Department of Mass Communication, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar for more than half a decade.

Harnessing the Positive Implications of Multi linguicism: A case study of Agatha Moses in the Nigerian Gospel Music Industry. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication, University of Calabar. ½ Dec. 2007.


Teaching Metalanguage as a part of the L1 Curriculum: The case of Igbo. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS). Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar. 8/1


Translating Integrated Science Lesson into Igbo: A Practical Approach. Nsukka Journal of African Linguistics (NJALL) Department of Linguistics, Igbo and other Nigerian Languages,University of Nigeria Nsukka. 2/2, Dec 2005.


Language Convergence and Urbanization in African Literature: The case study of Ofomata’s Ihe Ojoo Gbaa Afo. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Munzali Jubril. Ozo Mekuri Ndimele (ed.) Grand Orbit Publications, Port Harcourt 2007.


Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in Nigeria without Linguistics Reforms: A Fantasy or Reality, Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS), Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar. 8/1.


Language, Political Parties, Electorate Enlightenment and Political Participation in Nigeria. “Sophia an African Journal of Philosophy and Public Affairs. 10/1, 2008, Department of Philosophy, University of Calabar, Nigeria.


Achebe’s Conception of An African Philosopher G.O. Ozumba and John Okon (eds) African Political Philosophy. El-Johns, Uyo. 2012


Preference for Mother Tongue Education: The Case of Igbo. USEM journal of languages Linguistics and Literature. Department of Linguistic and Nigerian Languages, University of Uyo.,2010.


Language, Politics, Globalization and the emergence of Barrack Obama as the United States President. Professor Bassey Andah Journal of Cultural Studies. Professor Bassey Andah Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Calabar.,2010.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin. C. Eric Ugor Ogri (2016). Ethical Issues in Advertising and the 2015 Electioneering: An Analysis of PDP and APC Presidential Campaigns in three Selected National Newspapers in Iwuchukwu, G.C. (Ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJL). University of Calabar. Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies. 1/3.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin .C.S. et all (2016). Language Use in Magazine Article Writing: A study of Local Magazines in Calabar Metropolis and the 2015 General Election in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC). University of Calabar, Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies. 1/3.PP. 88--93.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin .C.S. et all (2016). Language Use in Magazine Article Writing: A study of Local Magazines in Calabar Metropolis and the 2015 General Election in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC).University of Calabar, Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies.1/3.PP. 88--93.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin and Nnamdi Ifeduba (2016). Impact of Globalization on Igbo Language in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. University of Calabar. Department ofLinguistics and Communication Studies...PP 7-23.


Idongesit and Godwin, Iwuchukwu (2016). Language as Effective Tool for Conflict resolution: A Biblical Account in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC). University of Calabar. Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies,3/2.PP120---127.


Reviewing the Curriculum of African Literature in Our Universities: A case for Literature in Indigenous Languages of Contemporary Research.7/3, 200 Beijing. China.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin C.S. (2015). Language in the Culture of Pricing: The Nigerian Example. American journal of Social Issues and Humanities, USA. 5(2) pp513---523.


Dynamics of Power Relationship, English vs African Languages: A cross current of a Sort. Studies in Literature and Language. Canadian Academy of Oriented and Occidental Culture. Canada. 2/3, 2011.


Iwuchukwu, G. C. S., and Okafor, M. (2017). Nigerian Pidgin in the 21st Century: Any Hope of surviving the Opposition from English,Nigerian Languages and Foreign Languages? Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 4(11) 107-118.


Language Documentations and Sociolinguistics. In Journal of Integrative Humanism, Ghana.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin C.S. (2018). Sociolinguistics and Language Education in Nigeria. Global Journal o Social Science Studies; Online Science Publishing. 4/1, pp.13-22.


Iwuchukwu, Godwin C.S. (2018). Language, Communication, Poverty Eradication and the ADAMA Projects in Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Science Studies; Online Science Publishing. 4/1, pp. 1-12.

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Attended Conference of the African Council for Communication of Education.
Attended Conference of the African Council for Communication of Education held at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 24 -28th October 2016.
Start: Monday 24th October, 2016
End: Friday 28th October, 2016
The Nigerian Pidgin in the 21st Century: Any Hope of Surviving the opposition from English, Nigeria Languages.
Paper presented at the International Conference of the Society for pidgin and Creoles Linguistics holding at the University of Ghana. Legon, 2nd – 6th August, 2011.
Start: Tuesday 2nd August, 2011
End: Saturday 6th August, 2011
Sociolinguistics and Language Education in Nigeria.
Paper presented at the Texas Language Education Research Conference held at the University of Texas, San Antonio.United States of America,19-20th February,2016.
Start: Friday 19th February, 2016
End: Saturday 20th February, 2016
Language, Politics and the Emergence of Barack Obama at the United States President.
Paper presented at 23rd Annual Conference/Workshop of Port Harcourt. Nigeria, 29th Nov. – 3rd Dec. 2010.
Start: Monday 29th November, 2010
End: Friday 3rd December, 2010
Paper presented at the 2nd Uniuyo conference on African Languages in Honour of Dr. Senam Ukut at the Onyema Ugochukwu Hall.
Language Documentation and Sociolinguistics. University of Uyo, Nigeria,19th-22nd September, 2010.
Start: Sunday 19th September, 2010
End: Wednesday 22nd September, 2010
Proverbs as evidence of social (Linguistics) inequality in Igbo.
Paper presented at the World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 7). 17-24th August,2012.University of Buea,Cameroon.
Start: Friday 17th August, 2012
End: Friday 24th August, 2012
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