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Name

Mrs. Mercy Runyi Etu

Department

Linguistics and Communication Studies

Designation

Assistant Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Mrs. Mercy Runyi Etu

Mercy Etu was employed into the services of University of Calabar on the 21st of January 2015. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Linguistics from the University of Calabar, a Post Graduate Diploma in Mass Communication and a Masters degree in Linguistics from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Currently, she is undergoing a Ph,D programme in the university of Port Harcourt, Nigeria. She has received awards in respect to her humanitarian services, the most recent, was an award of Honour from the Federation of Colleges Ex-students Christian Association in 2017. She teaches both structural and applied courses in Linguistics such as phonology, morphology, writing systems and orthographies, survey of applied linguistics and many more. Mercy Etu has been involved in several talking engagements especially in events that involve young teenagers and early adults. She has attended many conferences both locally and internationally, and has been involved in the organising of some, such as the October 2015 conference of the African Council for Communication Education held in the University of Calabar. She has carried many research projects in communication and linguistics fields of study. She is a member of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN), West African Linguistic Conference (WALC), African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) and Academic Staff Union of Universities. Some of her publications are available online and can be accessed on Linked In, Google, Research Gate and the University of Calabar website. She has six publications to her credit, both as a single author and as a co-author.


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Etu, M.R (2018) Nominal Plurality in Kohomono. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. Vol. 5, No.1.Pp 85-98
Etu, M.R (2018) The role of non-verbal language in communal conflicts: A case of the Bahomono clan in Cross River State. LWATI: A journal of Contemporary Research. Vol.15, No.1, Pp 103-114
Etu, M.R., Alwell, I.N (2018) Vowel Assimilation in Kohomono. Currents in African Literature and the English Language. Vol. VIII. Pp 98-105
Etu,M.R., Ekpe, B.M., Uhegwu, B. U (2017) Language and cultural preservation through indigenous festivals: A case study of Nyoro Ekpe festival in Cross River State. In Taiwo. O, Ogunkeye. F and Adeniyi.H (eds).Revitalization of African Languages: A Festschrift for Ozo Mekuri Ndimele. Port Harcourt: Linguistics Association of Nigeria. Pp 266-273
Otakore, G.A and Etu, M.R (2017) Encouraging grassroot development through indigenous language. In Taiwo. O, Ogunkeye. F and Adeniyi.H (eds).Revitalization of African Languages: A Festschrift for Ozo Mekuri Ndimele. Port Harcourt: Linguistics Association of Nigeria. Pp 53-56
Etu, M. R., Otakore, G.A and Njoku, E.C (2016) the use and impact of indigenous (minority) Languages in voter education in the 2015 elections in Cross River State. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. Vol. 1 No.3. Pp 192-201

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- African Council for Communication Education (ACCE) – October 20- 23, 2015 – Calabar, Cross River State. Paper presented: “The use and impact of indigenous (minority) languages in voter education in the 2015 elections in Cross River State.”2015-10-202015-10-23
- Annual conference of the Linguistic Association of Nigeria (CLAN) – November 2-6, 2015- Awka, Anambra State. Paper Presented: “Semantic Analysis of slangs used among youths in Warri metropolis”2015-11-022015-11-02
- 1st Faculty of Arts International Conference, university of Calabar, Calabar, April 12-15, 2016. 2016-04-122016-04-15
- Conference on the Languages of Nigeria (CLN) – April 24th – 27th , 2017- Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Paper presented: “Assessing the linguistic shibboleths of Cross River Languages”2017-04-242017-04-27
Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN) – December 4-8, 2017- Port Harcourt, Rivers State. Paper presented: “The role of non-verbal communication in communal conflicts: A case of Bahomono clan in Cross River State”.2017-12-042017-12-08