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Name

Dr. Samson Fabian Nzuanke

Department

Moden Languages and Translation Studies

Designation

Associate Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Samson Fabian Nzuanke

Dr Samson Fabian Nzuanke was born in Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria. He is a product of both Primary School No. 2, (aka St. Stephen’s) Obudu and Government Secondary School, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria. He started his academic career in the University of Calabar (Nigeria) where he obtained a Second Class Upper (Honours) bachelor’s degree in Languages and Linguistics in 1992 before proceeding to the prestigious Advanced School of Translators and Interpreters, University of Buea, Cameroon. There, he bagged a Master's degree in Translation in 1994, having been trained as a professional translator and Conference Interpreter. Dr. Nzuanke holds a second Master's degree in Public Administration and a Ph.D in French in International Relations from the University of Calabar, Nigeria. He has worked extensively at the international level as a professional translator and conference interpreter. Dr Nzuanke has taught Translation at the Department of Bilingual Studies, University of Yaounde 1 in Cameroon. He equally taught Language for strategic studies at the Centre for Research in Political and Strategic Studies (CREPS), University of Yaounde 2, Cameroon. His research interests are language, translation and international relations. He has many publications in these areas in highly reputable national and international peer-reviewed journals. He has also served as reviewer to many journals at both national and international levels.Dr Nzuanke has attended several national and international conferences where he made presentations. He currently teaches full time in the University of Calabar since joining the University in 2012. He has supervised and co-supervised many masters and Ph.D students. He is also serving other Universities as Post Graduate External Examiner. Dr Nzuanke was a one time Head, Translation Unit, University of Yaounde 2 in Cameroon (1999-2011). He has served the University of Calabar in many capacities including Head, Department of Modern Languages and Translation Studies (2015-2017). He is currently serving as the Director, Pre-degree Programmes. Dr Nzuanke is a member of the West African Institute of Translators and Interpreters (WAITI); member, University French Teachers' Association of Nigeria (UFTAN); Cameroon Translators and Interpreters' Society (CATIS) and many others. He is married with children.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving Certificate.No 2 Primary School, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria.19701976
WASC/GCE O/L.Government Secondary School, Obudu, Cross River State, Nigeria 19761981
WASC/GCE O/L.Government Secondary School, Gboko, Benue State, Nigeria 19821983
Diploma in Public Relations (LCCI Higher Stage) Penman Institute of Technology, Ikate, Surulere, Lagos-Nigeria19831984
B.A (2nd Class Honours Upper Division ) Languages and Linguistics.Department of Languages and Linguistics, University of Calabar, Calabar – Nigeria19881992
Master of Arts in TranslationAdvanced School of Translators and Interpreters (ASTI), University of Buea, Buea - Cameroon.19931994
Master of Public Administration (MPA) Option: International Public Administration Graduate School, University of Calabar – Nigeria20072010
Ph.D (French in International Relations)Graduate School, University of Calabar – Nigeria20082012

S/N Publication
Nzuanke, Samson F., Marinus Samoh Yong., and Olufunmilayo Olukemi Ogbadu. Towards best practices in Translation/Interpretation Services for Refugees: Some country situations. WAITI Journal of Translation and Interpretation,1 (2019).
Nzuanke, Samson and Akpagu, Zana. Onomastics and Translation: The Case of Bette-English Translation of Death-related Names. Sociolinguistics Studies 13.2&3 (August, 2019): University of London.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Uchechi Ngozi Vera Chinaka. Technology and Translation: The Impact of Recent Technology Tools on Professional Translation. LWATI : A Journal of Contemporary Research, Universal Academic Services, Beijing, P.R. China, 15.3 (September 2018): 64-82.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Olufunmilayo Olukemi Ogbadu. Translation and Interpretation in Providing Assistance to Refugees: The Case of Central Africa Republic Refugees in Cameroon. Journal of Integrative Humanism, University of Cape Coast, Ghana, 9.1 (June 2018): 35-45.
Nzuanke, Samson F. La langue française comme élément géostratégique: Politique de prise de décision pour une deuxième langue officielle par le Nigeria. FAHSANU Journal of the Arts/Humanities, Faculty of Arts/Humanities Scholars’ Association of Nigerian Universities, 1.2 (2018): 213-226.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Inyang, Gloria Wilson. Vers la recomposition de l’identité linguistique du Nigeria. Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies (JOLLS), Department of French, Imo State University, Owerri, 6 (September 2018): 1-16 (online).
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Inyang, Gloria Wilson. Multilinguisme au Nigeria: Cas du français comme deuxième langue de scolarisation, de socialisation et de communication. Journal of Modern European Languages and Literatures, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, 10 (September 2018): 142-155.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Inyang, Gloria Wilson. Para-diplomatie culturelle et perspectives transnationales en matière de promotion du français au Nigeria. Ńduñọde: Calabar Journal of the Humanities, 13.2 (January, 2018): 535-548.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Chinaka, Uchechi Ngozi Vera. Knowledge and Use of Computer-Assisted Translation Tools on Professional Translation in Nigeria. Ńduñọde: Calabar Journal of the Humanities,13. (January 2018): 102-114.
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Salaudeen, Ibrahim Adedeji. Vers une harmonisation des programmes de formation professionnelle des traducteurs dans le système universitaire nigérian. Journal of Language and Linguistics (JOLL), Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Anambra State. Special edition, 3.3 (April 2018): 217-257 (online at: jolledu.com.ng).
Nzuanke, Samson F. and Angela Ahobiwom Ajimase. Intérêt national de la France et enjeux géostratégiques relatifs à la propagation de la langue française au Nigeria. Le Bronze, University of Benin Journal of French Studies, 8 (2018).
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Inyang, Gloria Wilson. Perspectives géolinguistiques nationales de promotion de bilinguisme individuel. RANEUF, no. 16, (2018): 105-134.
Nzuanke, Samson F . and Afisou Eno David. Translation and Interpretation in International Relations: The Role of Translators and Interpreters in the resolution of the Bakassi Conflict. Nsukka Journal of Foreign Languages & Literary Studies, 2 (2018) (as a corrigendum).
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Chinaka, Uchechi Ngozi Vera. Technology and Translation: Areas of Convergence and Divergence between Machine Translation and Computer-Assisted Translation. Triptel, Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literary Studies (JOLLS), 5 (June 2018): 36-51. ISSN: 2536-6300 http://www.jolls.com.ng
Nzuanke, Samson F., and Maxwell-Borjor Achuk Eba.Transnationalism and Aspects of the History of Translation Practice: From Antiquity to early 21st Century. LWATI : A Journal of Contemporary Research, Universal Academic Services, Beijing, P.R. China. 14.4 (September 2017): 142-164.
Nzuanke, Samson F. ‘Towards Clarity in Translation: Applying the Textual Dimensional Approach’. International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (IJHCS) 2.1 (2015): 415-436.
Nzuanke, Samson F. ‘Relations d’interdépendance complexe et développement du français au Nigeria’. International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (IJHCS) 1.3 (2014): 266-282.
Nzuanke, Samson F. and Angela Ahobiwom Ajimase. ‘Youth Language as a Transnational Phenomenon : The Case of French in Nigeria’. LWATI : A Journal of Contemporary Research 11.4 (2014): 87-110.
Oluchukwu, Asadu and Samson Fabian Nzuanke. ‘Onomastics and Translation: The Case of Igbo→English Translation of Chi names’. LWATI : A Journal of Contemporary Research 11.3 (2014): 122-140.
Nzuanke, Samson F. ‘Relations Internationales et Evolution des Theories de la Traduction: de l’Antiquité à nos jours’. ABUDoF, Journal of the Department of French, Ahmadu Bello University 2.2 (2013): 127-153.
Nzuanke, Samson F. ‘Le Nigeria et l’Afrique francophone: parallélisme d’une rivalité imaginaire’. Revue d’Etudes Francophones de Calabar 11.1 (2012): 44-71.
Nzuanke, Samson F. 2011. ‘Le bilinguisme en relations internationales: vers un meilleur positionnement géostratégique du Nigeria en Afrique ?’. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies 15.2 (2011): 217-243.
Nzuanke, Samson F.‘Le phénomène du matérialisme dialectique dans Racines de l’Union Africaine de Jean-Emmanuel PONDI’. Revue des Etudes Francophones de Calabar 9.1 (2010): 110-124.
Nzuanke, Samson F. et Offiong Erete Ebong. ‘A propos des théories linguistiques et interprétatives de la traduction’. Calabar Studies in Languages 7 (2008): 81-90.
Nzuanke, Samson F..‘History of Translation as the History of translation theory: From Antiquity to the 20th Century’. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies 9.1 (2006): 167 – 176.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
15th Annual Conference & Annual General Meeting of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Delta State University, Abraka, 5 – 9th November, 2012A la recherche du bilinguisme anglais-français au Nigeria: Essai de caractérisation et d’appropriation du concept2012-11-052012-11-09
16th Annual Conference & Annual General Meeting of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, 9 – 14th November, 2013Towards Clarity in Translation: Applying the Textual Dimensional Approach2013-11-092013-11-14
17th Annual Conference & Annual General Meeting of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Nigeria French Language Village, Ajara-Badagry, 9 – 13th November, 2014Comprendre les Théories Générales de la Traduction2014-11-092014-11-13
18th Annual Conference & Annual General Meeting of the University French Teachers’ Association of Nigeria, Univesity of Ibadan, 8- 12th November, 2015The French Language and Nigeria’s Geopolitics2015-11-082015-11-12
19th UFTAN Annual Conference & AGM, University of Uyo, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria, 6-10th November, 2016Transnational encounters: Multilingualism in Lagos-Seme Border2016-11-062016-11-10
1st Nigeria-Togo International Conference on African Languages, Applied Linguistics, Literature & Translation, Université de Lomé,Togo, 21-24 August, 2017Onamastics and Translation: The Case of Bette-English Translation of Death or “Liwhu” related Names2017-08-212017-08-24
1st International Conference of Faculties of Arts/Humanities Association of Nigerian Universities, University of Calabar, Calabat, Nigeria, 10-13th April, 2018.Technology and Translation: Impact of Recent Technology Tools on Professional Translation2018-04-102014-04-13
Inaugural Congress of the West African Institute of Translators and Interpreters (WAITI), University of Lagos, Akoka, 26-27 April, 2018Vers une harmonisation des programmes de formation professionnelle des traducteurs dans le système universitaire nigérian2018-04-262018-04-27
21st UFTAN Annual Conference & AGM, Usmanu Dan Fodiyo University, Sokoto, 7-11th October, 2018.1. Intérêt national de la France et enjeux géostratégiques relatifs à la propagation de la langue française au Nigeria2018-10-072018-10-11