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Mrs. Imeobong John Offong


Linguistics and Communication Studies


Lecturer II


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About Mrs. Imeobong John Offong

Imeobong John Offong was employed into University of Calabar in August, 2010. She is a graduate of University of Uyo and University of Calabar where she bagged Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts Degrees in English and Linguistics respectively. She teaches courses in Linguistics such as Introduction to Linguistics, Sociolinguistics, African Linguistics, Anthropological Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics as well as Discourse Analysis. She is currently a Ph.D student in the Department of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, in the University.

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Udosen, E, Offong, I and Eka, M. (2017). The structure of idioms in Ibibio. International Journal of Language and Literature. Vol. 5, No. 2 185-196
Offong, I. J. (2010) “ I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody”. A pragmatic interpretation of Muhammadu Buhari’s 2015 Inaugural Speech. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. 3rd Edition, Vol. 1 pp. 174 – 191.
Ncha, G. B. and Offong I. (2014) An analysis of a new dimension of personal names and documentation in Ibibio folk philosophy: An exercise in inguistic philosophy. Journal of Integrative Humanism Ghana. Vol. 3, No. 2, pp. 137-146.
Ekpe, E. L., Offong I. and Okon, B. A. (2014). De-mystifying the spelling of the exclamation wow!. Journal of Arts and Humanities. Vol.3 No. 9, 50-56 (Indexed in Google Scholar, among others).
Mensah, E. and Offong, I. (2013). The structure of Ibibio death prevention names. Anthropological Notebooks. Vol. 19, No.3, pp 41-59 (Indexed in social science citation Index SSCI, among other).
Offong, I J. and Noah, Paulinus (2013). Aspect of Slang Expressions in Ibibio. Calabar. Journal of Liberal Studies (AJOLIS). Vol. 19 No. 1 pp. 60-73.

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20th Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria (CLAN) 2007, held in University of Uyo Akwa Ibom State. November 19th – 23rd, 2007 Presented a paper titled “ Names and the Documentation of a New Cosmology in Ibibio”.2007-11-192007-11-23
.23rd Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria (CLAN) 2010, held in University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State. November 29th _ December 3rd, 2010 Presented a paper titled “ Language in a Dynamic World: More on the Use of Slang among Uni2010-11-292010-12-03
21st Annual UNICAL International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL), held in UNICAL Hotel and Conference Centre on May 3rd – 7th, 2011. Presented a paper titled “ Ibibio Women’s Oral Poetry as a Medium for Social2011-05-032011-05-07
Symposium in Honour of Professor Ozo- Mekuri Ndimele of the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Port Harcourt, River State. March 11th -14th, 2014.2014-03-112014-03-14
17th Annual Conference of the African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) 2015, held in University of Calabar, Cross River State. October 20-23, 2015. Presented a paper titled “ I belong to everybody and I belong to nobody. A pragmatic inter2015-10-202015-10-23
1st International conference of Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar (2016) held in University of Calabar (2016) held in University of Calabar, Cross River State. April 12-15, 2016.2016-04-122016-04-15
29th Conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria (CLAN) 2016, held in University of Jos, Plateau State. December 5-9, 2016. Presented a paper titled “ why culture –related Idioms should be documented, a pragmatic perspective”.2016-12-052016-12-09
1st Conference of languages in Nigeria (CLN) 2017, held in University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State April 9-12 2017. Presented a paper titled “ The effects of silent letters in Orthography: A case study of Urhobo”. 2017-04-092017-04-12