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Name

Dr. Iwuchukwu Godwin Chinaedu

Department

Linguistics and Communication Studies

Designation

Associate Professor

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Iwuchukwu Godwin Chinaedu

Iwuchukwu, Godwin C.S. was employed as lecturer 2 into the Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies in August, 2006 with a Ph.D in Linguistics (University of Calabar),Postgraduate Diploma in Policy Studies and Administration. Presently, an Associate Professor, Member of Senate, representing Faculty of Arts, also a member of World Congress of African Linguists (WOCAL); National Association for Research and Development (NARD); Linguistics Association of Nigeria (LAN); Association of Nigerian Languages Teachers (ANALT) and African Council for Communication Education (ACCE). He was editor, International Journal of Linguistics and Communication Studies, University of Calabar 2014-2016(IJLC Vol. 3/1, 3/2). He was the acting Head of Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies from 1st October 2014 to 30th September, 2016. His research interest focuses onLanguage and Communication, Sociolinguistics, and Applied Linguistics with publications in both local and international journals. He has attended local and internationalConferences and presented papers in Universities of Botswana, San Antonio, Texas, USA; Leggon, Ghana; Universiti Saint Malay, Malaysia, Buea Cameroon, etc. He is a recipient of the 2013 Association of Common Wealth Universities ( ACU) London, Early Career Research Award/Grant worth £2,000. Iwuchukwu, teaches, mentors and supervises, research at all levels of university degrees (Undergraduate, Masters and Ph.D). He has produced 2 Ph.Ds and 10 Masters as well as a host of others currently undergoing mentorship. He has presently put up a proposal with TEFUND for funding ofa N19millon research in the university on the Cross River State indigenous languages management project. He has been a visiting scholar (Adjunct) as an Associate Professor at the Department of Mass Communication, Cross River University of Technology, Calabar for more than half a decade.


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
FSLCCentral School Izombe, Oguta LGA Imo State Nigeria19711977
WASCAmaimo high School, Ikeduru LGA Imo State Nigeria19771982
B.A in Linguistic/Igbo ( Second Class Lower)Imo State University, Okigwe (Abia State University Uturu)19851989
M.A in LinguisticsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross river State Nigeria.19911994
(PGDPA) Policy Studies and AdministrationUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross river State Nigeria19941996
Ph.D. in LinguisticsUniversity of Calabar, Calabar Cross river State Nigeria19972005

S/N Publication
Idika, E.K., & Iwuchukwu, G.C.S. (2019). A phonogical Analysis of Igbo pet names. IOSR Journal of Humanities and social sciences. 24(10), 9, 39-46,
Iwuchukwu, G.C.S., & Iwuchukwu, R. (2018). Reviewing the Mass Communication Education Curriculum in Nigeria: A Case for Language/Linguistics, Communication Synergy. GNOSI An Interdisciplinary Journal of Human Theory & Praxis, 1(2), 104-116.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S., & Iwuchukwu, R. (2018). Sociolinguistics and Language Education in Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Science Studies; Online Science Publishing, 4(1), 13-22.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. Ineji, P. U. & Inyang, E. (2018). Language, Communication, Poverty Eradication and the FADAMA Projects in Nigeria. Global Journal of Social Science Studies; Online Science Publishing, 4(1), 1-12.
Iwuchukwu, G.C.S & Ndimele, R.I. (2017). Proverbs as evidence of social inequality in Igbo in Atindogbe, G.G. and Chibaka, E. F. (Ed.) Proceeding of the 7th World Congress of African Linguistics, Buea, 19-21. August, 2012, Langaa publishers, Bamenda, Cameroon, 95-110. ISBN: 10:9956-764-388, ISBN: 13:798-9956 764-38-9
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S., & Okafor, M. (2017). Nigeria Pidgin in the 21st Century: Any Hope of surviving the Opposition from English, Nigerian Languages and Foreign Languages? Advances in Social Sciences Research Journal, 4(11), 107-118.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S., Ogri, E. U. (2016). Ethical Issues in Advertising and the 2015 Electioneering: An Analysis of PDP and APC Presidential Campaigns in three Selected National Newspapers in Iwuchukwu, G.C. (Ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJL). University of Calabar. Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies. 3(1); 1-19.
Iwuchukwu, G.C. S. et al. (2016). Language Use in Magazine Article Writing: A study of Local Magazines in Calabar Metropolis and the 2015 General Election in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC). University of Calabar, Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies. 3(1); 88-93.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. & Ifeduba, N. C. (2016). Impact of Globalization on Igbo Language in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication. University of Calabar. Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies. 3(2); 7-23.
Eyakndue, I.I. & Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2016). Language as Effective Tool for Conflict resolution: A Biblical Account in Iwuchukwu, Godwin (ed.) International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJLC). University of Calabar. Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies, 3(2); 120-127.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2015) Language, Literacy and Poverty Alleviation Measures in Nigeria, in Okom, M. & etals (Ed.). Nigeria’s Political Economy and the Courtship with Poverty: A Compendium of Readings in Honour of Professor Patrick O. Utomi. Pumoh publishers Calabar, Nigeria 71-85. ISBN: 978-978-53300-5-3
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2015), Applied Linguistics In Ikenna, K. & Tamunobelema, I. (Ed.): Issues in The Study of Language Literature Theory and Practice. Kraft Publishers, Ibadan. Pp 259-278, ISBN: 978-978-918-321-0
Ugot, M., Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. & Atsu, E. (2015). Human Rights, Language Use and Social Abuse in Cross River State, Nigeria. Mediterranean Journal of Social Science, Italy. 6(1); 210-217.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2015). Language in the culture of Pricing: The Nigerian Example. American Journal of Social Issues and Humanities, USA. 5(2);513-523.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2015). Communicating Africa by Africans from African to the World. Need for Attitudinal Orientation and Re-Orientation. Education and Science Journal of Policy Review and Curriculum Development, Malaysia. 5(3);19-24.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2014). The Role of Language in the Acquisition of Education and Technology: A case study of Igbo. Journal of Integrative Humanism, Ghana. 4(1);105-115.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. and Ndimele, R. (2014). Evidence of social inequality in Igbo Proverbs. Journal of Integrative Humanism, Ghana. 4(1); 128-141.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2014). Language Documentation and Sociolinguistics. LWATI. A Journal of Contemporary Research, China 2(2); 128-138.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2014). Language Use in a Speech Community: A case study of the Non-Academic Staff Union Members (NASU), University of Calabar. LWATI. A Journal of contemporary Research, China. 2(1);153-159.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2012) Achebe’s Concept of An African Philosopher in El-Johns Publishers Uyo Nigeria Pp 397-416 ISBN: 9782273000x
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2011). Dynamics of Power Relationship, English vs African Languages: A Cross Current of a sort. Studies in Literature and Language, Canada. 2(3); 168 – 178.
Iwuchukwu, G. C.S (2010). Reviewing the Curriculum of African Literature in our Universities: A Case for Literature in Indigenous Languages. LWATI. A journal of Contemporary Research, China 7(3); 117-125.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2010). Language, Politics, Globalization and the Emergence of Barack Obama as the United States President. Prof. Bassey Andah Journal of Cultural Studies. 3(1); 1-14.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2010). Preference for Mother Tongue Education: The Case of Igbo. Journal of Languages, Linguistics and Literature (USEM). 3(1); 11-18.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2008) Language, Politics Parties, Electorate Enlightenment and political Participation in Nigeria. An African Journal of philosophy and Public Affairs. 10(2);125 -130.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2007). Language Convergence and Urbanization in Africa. The Case of Chinedum Ofomata’s ‘The Ojoo Gbaa Afo’. In: Ozo-Mekuri, N. (Ed.) Convergence: English & Nigerian Languages. A Festchrift for Munzal A. Jubril. Port-Harcourt: Linguistic Association of Nigeria, 615-625. ISBN: 97833527-4-8
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2007). Harnessing the Positive Implications of Multilingualism: A case study of Agatha Moses in the Nigerian Gospel Music Industry. International Journal of Linguistics and communication (IJIC). 1(2); 73-78.
Iwuchukwu G. C. S. & Oji, E. (2006). Translating Mathematics Lesson into Igbo: A Pragmatic Approach. Calabar Studies in Language (CASIL). 13(1);151-161.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. (2006). Achieving the millennium Development Goals in Nigeria without Linguistic Reforms: Reality or fantasy. Calabar journal of Liberal Studies (CAJOLIS). 9(1); 1-3.
Iwuchukwu, G. C. S. & Oji, E. (2005). Translating Integrated Science Lesson into Igbo: A practical Approach. Nsukka Journal of African Languages and Linguistics (NJALL). 2(2);57- 62

S/N Grant Currency/Amount Grantor Date
Association of Commonwealth Universities( ACU) Early Career Awards 2013.Pounds 2000Association of Commonwealth Universities( ACU)2013-07-11
TETFUNDNaira 19TETFUND2019-03-16

S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Paper presented at the 2nd Uniuyo conference on African Languages in Honour of Dr. Senam Ukut at the Onyema Ugochukwu Hall.Language Documentation and Sociolinguistics. University of Uyo, Nigeria,19th-22nd September, 2010.2010-09-192010-09-22
Language, Politics and the Emergence of Barack Obama at the United States President. Paper presented at 23rd Annual Conference/Workshop of Port Harcourt. Nigeria, 29th Nov. – 3rd Dec. 2010. 2010-11-292010-12-03
The Nigerian Pidgin in the 21st Century: Any Hope of Surviving the opposition from English, Nigeria Languages. Paper presented at the International Conference of the Society for pidgin and Creoles Linguistics holding at the University of Ghana. Legon, 2nd – 6th August, 2011. 2011-08-022011-08-06
Proverbs as evidence of social (Linguistics) inequality in Igbo. Paper presented at the World Congress of African Linguistics (WOCAL 7). 17-24th August,2012.University of Buea,Cameroon. 2012-08-172012-08-24
5th International Language Learning Conference, Malaysia. .‘Language, communication, Poverty Eradication and the FADAMA Projection in Nigeria.2013-11-112013-11-13
Sociolinguistics and Language Education in Nigeria. Paper presented at the Texas Language Education Research Conference held at the University of Texas, San Antonio.United States of America,19-20th February,2016. 2016-02-192016-02-20
Attended Conference of the African Council for Communication of Education.Attended Conference of the African Council for Communication of Education held at the University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria, 24 -28th October 2016. 2016-10-242016-10-28
9th Annual Conference of the Africa Council for Communication Education. held at the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, Kuru, Jos. Reviewing the Mass Communication Curriculum in Nigeria: A Case Study of Language and Communication.2017-10-312017-11-03
xii. Faculty of Arts/Humanities Scholars Association of Nigeria (FAHSANU) First International Conference.Held at the University of Calabar. Languages and Linguistics, Past, Present and Future: A Case Study of Nigeria. 2018-04-092018-04-13