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Dr. Idom T. Inyabri

Senior Lecturer
English & Literary Studies
idom@unical.edu.ng

Idom T. Inyabri got his B.A in English and Literary Studies from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He also has the M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from the Universities of Ibadan and Calabar respectively. His research emphasis is in African Literature (Oral and Written), Ecocriticism and Popular Culture. He is a beneficiary of the University of Calabar Post-Graduate Study Fellowship and a Fellow of the African Humanities Programme (AHP) with generous grant from the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS). He has published locally and internationally in his areas of research interests.

Inyabri, Idom T. (2009).

“The Sons of God and the Daughters of Men: Eros, Gender and Female Individuation in Nwapa’s One is Enough and Adiche’s Purple Hybiscus.” Drumspeak: International Journal of Research in the Humanities Vol.2 No.177-90. www.africabib.org


Inyabri, Idom T. (2012).

“An Undying Legacy: The Relationship between Oral and Written Poetry in African Literature.” Orafrica: Revista de Oralidad Africana No.8 April 2012. 49-64


Inyabri, Idom T. (2013).

“Youth and Postcolonial Subjectivity in Contemporary Nigerian Pop Music.” Postcolonial Text. Vol.8. No 3 and 4. 1-17 postcolonial.org/index.php/pct/article/viewfile/1733/1630


Inyabri, Idom T.

(2016) “Youth and Linguistic Stylization in Naija Afro Hip Hop”. Sociolinguistic Studies Vol.10, No. 1 and 2.


Inyabri, Idom (2016) (with Mensah, Eyo)

“The Ideological Significance of Metaphor in Sexualized Discursive Practices among Nigerian Youth”. Critical Multicalingualism Studies Vol. 4 No. 2 (ISSN 2325-2871)


Inyabri, Idom T.

“The Mask Motif in the Poetry of Tanure Ojaide”. Ndunode: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol.6 No.2.2005: 56-6


Inyabri, Thomas.

“Millennial Battle: Ogaga Ifowodo and the Emergence of the Third Generation Modern Nigerian Poets”. CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. iv. 2006: 66-76


Inyabri, Idom T.

“A Disruptive Genuis, A Tortured Ego: A Study of Tanure Ojaide’s Early Poetry”. CAJOLIS: Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies. Vol.10, No.1. 2007: 35-49


Inyabri, Idom T.

“Of Identity and Tradition: The Socio-cultural and Aesthetic Context of African-American Rap Music”. CALEL: Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. v. 2008: 60-67


Inyabri, Idom T.

“Orality, Subjectivity and Communality in Contemporary Nigerian Pop Music”. JONEL: Journal of English and Literature. Vol.7. 2008: 163-175


Inyabri, Idom T.

“One Amorphous Space as Intertextual Trough in Wole Soyinka’s The Beatification of Area Boy and Niyi Osundare’s The Wedding Car”. Ndunode: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol.7 No.1. 2008 :50-60


Inyabri, Idom T.

“The Trope of the Environment in Ogaga Ifowodo’s Poetry”. Uyo Journal of Humanities. Vol.14. 2010: 97-112


Inyabri, Idom T.

“Humour as an Aesthetico Existential Strategy in Third Generation Modern Nigerian Poetry.” Global Journal of Social Sciences. Vol. 11, No.2. 2012: 99-105 www.ajol.info/index.php/pct/article/view/90601


Inyabri, Idom T.

“An Eco-critical Re-reading of the Criticism of the Environment in Nigerian Poetry.” JONEL: Journal of Nigerian English and Literature. Vol 9. 2013: 231-242


Inyabri, Idom T.

“The Problematic of Age and Ownership in Ogaga Ifowodo’s The Oil Lamp.” Ibadan: Journal of English Studies. Vol.8. 2012: 152-163.


Inyabri, Idom T.

“The Idea of a Colony in Ifowodo’s The Oil Lamp.” LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research. Vol.11 No.4. 2014: 72-86 www.ajol.info/index.php/lwati/article/view/119766


Inyabri, Idom T.

“Staging the Abyss:The Plot Strategies in Wole Soyinka’s The Beatification of Area Boy.” JOTAMS:A Journal of Theatre and Media Studies. Preview Edition. 2015: 133-139


Inyabri, Idom T.

“Neo-colonialism, Postcolonialism and the Bane of Neo-Essentialist Theorising in Current African Literature.” Filosofia Theoretical: Journal of African Philosophy, Culture and Religions. Vol.4 No.1. 2015: 17-32 www.ajol.info/index.php/ft/article/download/119215


Inyabri, Idom T. (2016).

“The Consistency of Wole Soyinka’s Vision in The Beatification of Area Boy…”. A Journal of Theatre and Media Studies Vol.1, No. 242 - 253

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Paper Presented: “The Asthetics of Display in Contemporary Nigerian Pop Music Videos”
International Conference on Nolly Wood Film. Organized in collaboration with the Department of English and Film Studies Kwara State University (KWASU) Ilorin. October 6-10, 2010.
Start: Wednesday 6th October, 2010
End: Sunday 10th October, 2010
Paper Presented: “Memory, Narrative and the Significance of Dennis Brutus in (South) African Poetry”
40th Annual Conference of the African Literature Association (ALA). April 9-13, 2014. University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.
Start: Wednesday 9th April, 2014
End: Sunday 13th April, 2014
Paper Presented: “Ominuous Formations: The Environment, Postcolonialism and Nationality in Tanure Ojaide’s Poetry”
The 2nd Tanure Ojaide International Conference. Organized in collaboration with the Department of English and Literary Studies, Delta State University Abraka, Delta State. July 9-13, 2008.
Start: Wednesday 9th July, 2008
End: Sunday 13th July, 2008
Paper Presented: “Millennial Battle: Ogaga Ifowodo and the Rise of Third Generation Nigerian Poetry”.
International Conference on African Literature and the English Language. May 3-6 2005. Department of English and Literary Studies, University of Calabar.
Start: Tuesday 3rd May, 2005
End: Friday 6th May, 2005
Paper Presented: “A Turtured Ego, a Disruptive Genius: A Study of Tanure Ojaide’s Early Poetry”.
1st Tanure Ojaide International Conference organized in collaboration with the Department of English and Literary Studies, Delta State University, Abraka. April 20-22, 2005.
Start: Wednesday 20th April, 2005
End: Friday 22nd April, 2005
Paper Presented: “Eros, Gender and Female Individuation in Nwapa’s One is Enough and Adiche’s Purple Hybiscus.”
32nd African Literature Association (ALA) Conference. La Palm Hotel, Accra, Ghana. May 17-21, 2006.
Start: Wednesday 17th May, 2006
End: Sunday 21st May, 2006
Paper Presented: “The Distinctiveness of Joe Ushie’s (Eco)poetry in Niger Delta Literature”
Joe Ushie at 60 Conference. Organized by the Calabar Study Group in Conjunction with the University of Calabar. April 25th – 28th, 2018, University of Calabar.
Start: Wednesday 25th April, 2018
End: Saturday 28th April, 2018
Paper presented: “The Calabar Woman in Contemporary Nigerian Pop Music” (co-authored with Dr. J.O. Okpiliya).
“Calabar through Time: Issues and Challenges”. April 24-27, 2013. Organized by the Calabar Study Group.
Start: Wednesday 24th April, 2013
End: Saturday 27th April, 2013
No Results for Grants/Awards Received