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Prof. Imeyen Akpan Noah


Modern Lang. and Trans. Studies




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About Prof. Imeyen Akpan Noah

Prof. Imeyen A. Noah joined the services of the University of Calabar, Nigeria in 1977 as Lecturer II in the Department of Modern Languages and Translation Studies. He rose through the ranks and was appointed Professor of Oral Literature in French in 2008. He holds a PhD degree in French from the University of Ottawa, Canada (1986), MA degree in Comparative Literature in French from La Sorbonne, Paris III (1975) and B.A. degree from the Université de Toulouse, France (1974). He was awarded a Nigerian Certificate in Education by the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria in 1971.

S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
First School Leaving CertificatePrimary School, Ikot Obio Itong, Mkpat Enin Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19541959
WASCRegina Coeli College, Essene, Ikot Abasi Local Government Area, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria19591964
Nigeria Certificate in Education (English/French)Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria19691971
BA FrenchUniversity of Toulouse, France19711974
MA Comparative Literature in FrenchLa Sorbonne, Paris III, France19741975
PhD Oral Literature in FrenchUniversity of Ottawa, Canada19831986

S/N Publication
NOAH, I. A.,“Trepidation And Other Tales” (Pearls In Ibibio Oral Tradition) Owerri,Executive Publishers,(1996),110P.
NOAH,I.A.,Birago Diop et L’Assimilation langagiere dans “Les Contes d’Amadou Koumba” in Journal Bilingue Des Arts,Lettres Et Sciences Humaines,Yaounde,1.3,2005,pp. 41-50.
NOAH,I.A.,“Le Quebec Revolututionnaire d’apres Le Prochain Episode’ d’Huber Aquin”, La Revue Des Etudes Francophones De Calabar,1.4,(2004),1-21.
NOAH,I.A.,Book Review" in Ndunode,Calabar Journal of Humanities,1.1,(1994),pp 135
NOAH,I.A.,“Mon Ami: An Introductory French Course for Nursery Schools”,Book 1,Calabar,Paico Press and Books Ltd.,(1986),33p.
NOAH, I.A.,“Bonjour” A French Course for Primary Schools”,Book 1, Calabar,Pyramid Publishers,(1990),40p
NOAH,I.A,“Le Fantastique Africainet le fantastique Occidental:Une Etude Comparative”,in African Journal of Contemporary Issues”,1.2,(2006),pp.109-115.
NOAH,I.A.,“L’Actant humain dans l’univers des contes”.In Calabar Studies in Languages.(CASIL) 2.8,(1988),pp.17-25
NOAH, I.A.,et al.“Edu Uwem Ke Ibibio Fruiters’ Publications Ltd,Uyo,(2012..) 90p.
NOAH,I.A.,“New Insights into Oral Literature”,in LWATI, Journal of Contemporary Research.Swaziland,4.0,(2007), pp.184-199.
NOAH,I.A.,Proverbs and Culture: The Ibibio Experience” in Sound and Vision: Journal of Popular Culture in Africa, Calabar,2.22,(1997),pp.67 - 73
NOAH,I.A.,Proverbs:Verbal Delegation in Ibibio” in Language and Literature in a Changing Society. Linguistics Association of Nigeria, 1.0,(1996),pp.91 -100.
NOAH,I.A.,“Analyse du conte, “La Belle aux mains coupees” in Collectif; La Litterature Orale Ontaroise, Departement des Lettres Francaises de L’Universite d'Ottawa, September.(1982), pp.188-211
NOAH,I.A.,Le Systeme Verbal du francais,Pyramid Publishers,Calabar,(1996), 72p
NOAH,I.A.,A Classification of Proverbs, Yaounde, Editions Diboe,(2004),pp.150.
NOAH,I.A.,“Mon Ami”An Introductory French Course for Nursery Schools”,Book 3,Calabar, Paico Press and Books Ltd.,1986,35p.
NOAH,I.A.,“It Doesn’t Concern Me And Other Tales”, (Pearls In bibio Oral Tradition),Owerri, Executive Publishers,(1997),98p.
NOAH,I.A.“Mon Ami: An Introductory French Course for Nursery Schools”,Book 2,Calabar,Paico Press and Books Ltd.,(1986),40P.
NOAH, I.A.,Origine, Structure et Symbolisme des contes”, Lagos, J.E.G.Publishers,(1989),122p.
NOAH,I.A.,La Presence-absence du Romancier:Le Cas d’Oyono dans “Une vie de Boy”,Calabar Studies in Languages,(CASIL).9.1,(1989),pp 71 - 77
NOAH,I.A.,Why Babies Don’t Speak And Other Tales”, (Pearls In Ibibio Oral Tradition).Owerri Executive Publishers,1995,122p.
NOAH,I.A.,“Image du people dans I’oeuvre de George Sand et de Balzac” in Agora Journal of Foreign Languages. UNIUYO,(2002)pp.70-88.
NOAH,I.A.,“The Course System and the Teaching of Languages” in Calabar Studies in Languages(CASIL),3.3,(1979),pp.34-47.
NOAH,I.A.,“Verbal Arts:The Ibibio of South Eastern. Nigeria" in African Folklore;An Encyclopedia,Ed.M.Peek,K.Yankah,New York,(2004),pp.490-498.
NOAH,I.A.,“L’Enseignement de la literature orale”. Nigerian Journal of French Studies, Department of Englih and European Langiages,Bayero University,Kano,(1988),pp. 55-61.
NOAH,I. A.,“La France dans “Les Contes d’Amadou Koumba”. The French Language and Literary Expression, Ed.,V.O. Aire.(1999),pp.301-307.
NOAH, I.A.,“Etude d’un conte de Birago Diop:Les Incursions dans la réalité in Annales De:L’Université De Ougadougou, Série A,003,(2005),pp.299-314
NOAH,I.A.“Myths And The Mythological Tree”,in Tropical Focus,Yaounde,5.3,(2005),pp.129-135.
NOAH,I.A.,“Les Contes Traditionnels” La probematique du Language” in Agora:A Journal of Foreign Language Studies”,1.0,(1997),pp.173- 182.
NOAH,I.A.,“Why Souls Are Invisible And Other Tales”, (Pearls In Ibibio Oral Tradition).Owerri,Executive Publishers,(1996),116p.

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Presented paper on “Ibibio Fables: A drama of Human qualities”.6-8 May, 1977. 7th Annual International Conference of African Literature and the English Language, at the University of Calabar.1977-05-061977-05-08
Presented paper on “Le fantastique africain et le fantastique occidental”.26-30 March, 1980. MLAN Conference at the University of Benin. 1980-03-261980-03-30
Presented paper on “The Course System and the Teaching Languages”.22-25, February,1981.MLAN Conference at the University of Ife. 1981-02-221981-02-25
Presented paper on “Le fantastique dans la literature africaine”.29 August - 9 September,1981: FILLM Conference at Arizona State University, U.S.A. 1981-08-291981-09-09
Conference on “Les autres litteratures” at the Cornwall Campus.9-10 March, 1984.University of Ottawa.1984-03-091984-03-10
Presented paper on “L’Enseignement de la literature orale”.4-7 April,1988.National Conference on French Studies in Nigeria, Bayero University, Kano. 1988-04-041988-04-07
Presented paper on “Oral Literature and the School System”.29th August - 1 September 1988. Lagos State University Conference of Language, Linguistics and Literatures. 1988-08-291988-09-01
Presented a paper on “Indigenous poetry and Socio-Political Change”.8th - 11th Feb., 1989. MLAN Conference at University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 1989-02-081989-02-11
Presented a paper on: “Oral Tradition in Nigerian Culture”.Canadian University Services Overseas(CUSO) Primary Health Care Seminar. 25th - 31st May,1990. 1990-05-251990-05-31
Presented a paper on: “Nigerian Literature in French: Ibibio Folktales”.3rd June - 7th June,1990.The 7th Conference of the Literary Society of Nigeria (LSN). Department of English Language and Linguistics,University of Jos. 1990-06-032018-06-07
Presented a paper on: “Les contes traditionnnels: La Problematique du language”.28th July - 1st August, 1991, 12th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN).Imo State University, Okigwe. 1991-07-281991-08-01
A two month Research Fellowship on Oral Literature.11th October - 9th December 1991. “Universite de Paris 7:U.F.R. de Science de Texteset Documents”.1991-10-111991-12-09
Presented a paper on “Proverbs and Culture: The Ibibio Experience”.20-22 September, 1995.The Banjo Colloquium, University of Ibadan. 1995-09-201995-09-22
14th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association. of Nigeria.24th -28th September, 1995. 14th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association. of Nigeria, Ondo State University.1995-09-241995-09-28
Presented a paper on “The Mythological Tree: A History of Myths, Legends and Folktales”.21st -24th October 1997. International Conference on “Perspectives in Mythology” at the University of Ghana. 1997-10-211997-10-24
Presented a paper on “Once upon a time “Understanding the Mythological Formula”.3rd -7th November, 1997. 15th Annual Conference of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria, Usman Danfodiyo University, Sokoto.1997-11-031997-11-07
Presented a paper on “La France dans Les Contesd’ Amadou Koumba”.4th _ 7th November, 1998.First Annual Conference of Nigeria University French Teachers Association, University of Jos. 1998-11-041998-11-07
The XVIth Conference of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba.7th - 11th December, 1998. The XVIth Conference of the Linguistics Association of Nigeria, National Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba. 1998-12-071998-12-11
Presented a paper on: L’Enseignement de la literature orale”.3rd - 7 November,2002. Nigeria University French Teachers’ Association Conference, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.2002-11-032002-11-07
Presented a paper on “Le Probleme du style dans les contes d’Amadou Koumba”.5th - 9th November, 2006. Conference on French Studies and the African Unity, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. 2006-11-052006-11-09
Annual Conference and AGM at University of Calabar.13th -18th November, 2011. Annual Conference and AGM at University of Calabar.Chairman, Local Organizing Committee of University French Teachers Association of Nigeria. 2011-11-132011-11-18