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Dr. Kalu Obasi Kalu


English & Literary Studies


Senior Lecturer


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About Dr. Kalu Obasi Kalu

Dr Kalu, Kalu Obasi had his primary education at Diogukwu Memorial School Achara Ihechiowa in Arochukwu Local Government Area of Abia State and St. Patrick Primary School Ajassor in Etung Local Government Area of Cross River State. He attended the famous Ututu/ Ihe High School in Arochukwu Local Government Area and Teacher’s Training College Ikom. Dr Kalu has a Ph.D in African Literature in 2014 as his highest academic qualification, a degree in Law and a call to the Nigerian Bar certificate. Dr Kalu also has other academic qualifications to his credit obtained from various universities. Dr Kalu has worked at Veritas University (the catholic university of Nigeria) as a part-time lecturer, Assistant Lecturer and was upgraded and promoted to the rank of Lecturer I in 2016. Dr Kalu has taught various courses in Literature ranging from Creative Writing, Critical Theory and Practical Criticism, Stylistics, Introduction to Prose Fiction, Introduction to Drama and Theatre, African Drama and Poetry. Dr Kalu has served the Federal Republic of Nigeria as a Diplomatic staff in Uganda where he was deployed as a senior Lecturer at Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU) as Technical Aid Corps (TAC) Volunteer.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
(NCE)Federal College of Education, Obudu 19871990
BA EDUniversity of Nigeria Nsukka19911997
Post Graduate Diploma in Management University of Calabar19992001
MBA Business Administration University of Calabar 20012004
M.A English LiteratureUniversity of Calabar 20022008
PhD English and Literary StudiesUniversity of Calabar 20082012
Barrister at Laws (BL) Nigerian Law School Enugu 20132014

S/N Publication
Oral Tradition in Achebe’s Arrow of God and Ngugi’s Matigari. Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies, vol. 7 January 2019, 178- 190.
The American Dream: Its Echoes and Possibilities in Literary Discourse. English Linguistic Research, vol. 7 no 1, 2018 .1-12.
The Irony of a Handshake with the West: A reflection on Oyono’s Houseboy and The Oldman and the Medal. English Linguistic Research vol. 7 no 1, 2018. 52-63
Echo of Poesy in South Africa’s Politics: Form and Resistance in Dennis Brutus’ Simple Lust and Letters to Martha. English Linguistic Research, vol.6 no 4 2017. 25-37
Elechi Amadi’s The Woman of Calabar a Basket of African Mentality. Veritas Journal Gender and Women Studies, vol. 2 no 1 2017. 6-14
The Anita Hills and Thomas Clarence’ Hearing: The Implication for Race, Power and Sex. Aza: Veritas Journal of Gender and Human Development. Vol.1 no 1, 2017. 1-18
Vision Versus Illusion: A symbol of Reality in Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man. English linguistic Research. Vol6 no 3 2017. 15-26
Characterization as Style in Zainab Alkali’s The Stillborn; Ba’s So Long a Letter, and Adichie’s “Immitation”. Veritas journal of English and Literary Studies. Vol. 2 no 1, 2016. 114-119 (A4)
Magic Realism or Superstition: Its Literary Application in Selected Works of African Writers- Elechi Amadi’s Trilogy and Zakes Mda’s Ways of Dying, Heart of Redness, and She Plays with the Darkness.Madonna journal of English &Literary Studies, MAJELS Volum2 number 6.2015. 55-67
“The Emergence of Cyber-Crime In Nigeria, The Global Implication”.International Journal of Humanities, volume3, number 4, 2011. 147-151
Magic Realism as A Narrative Strategy in Elechi Amadi’s Trilogy.Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies. An Interdisciplinary Journal, vol.15.No. 2. 2011. 1-12

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
The Stillborn; Ba’s So Long a Letter, and Adichie’s “Immitation”.A Paper presented at the 14th Biennial National Conference of Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), Ado-Ekiti, 2014. 2014-09-202014-09-20