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Name

Dr. Idom Thomas Inyabri

Department

English & Literary Studies

Designation

Senior Lecturer

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Idom Thomas Inyabri

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.


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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. “Orality, Subjectivity and Communality in Contemporary Nigerian Pop Music”. JONEL: Journal of English and Literature. Vol.7. 2008: 163-175
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. (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. “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. (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. “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. “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. (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
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. “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. “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. (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. “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. “The Trope of the Environment in Ogaga Ifowodo’s Poetry”. Uyo Journal of Humanities. Vol.14. 2010: 97-112
Inyabri, Idom T. (2016) “Youth and Linguistic Stylization in Naija Afro Hip Hop”. Sociolinguistic Studies Vol.10, No. 1 and 2.
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. “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 Mask Motif in the Poetry of Tanure Ojaide”. Ndunode: Calabar Journal of the Humanities. Vol.6 No.2.2005: 56-6

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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. 2005-04-202005-04-22
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. 2005-05-032005-05-06
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. 2006-05-172006-05-21
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. 2008-07-092008-07-13
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. 2010-10-062010-10-10
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. 2013-04-242013-04-27
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. 2014-04-092014-04-13
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. 2018-04-252018-04-28