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Name

Dr. Sunday Tasen Okune

Department

English & Literary Studies

Designation

Lecturer II

Email

[email protected]


About Dr. Sunday Tasen Okune

Dr. Sunday Tasen Okune is a lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Calabar, Nigeria. His teaching experience as a lecturer spans over twenty years, having taught both in Nigeria and in the United States of America. While in the United States of America, Dr. Okune taught at the Northampton College, Bethlehem, Pennsyvania. Also, while in the United States, Dr. Okune mentored young adults for five years (2008-2013) at the New Vitae Inc., Quaker Town, Pennsylvania. His research interest is in English Language and Stylistics. In recent times, Dr. Okune’s interest is in the application of linguistic tools in biblical exegesis. Besides, Dr. Okune is a member of some professional associations, such as Reading Association of Nigeria (RAN), Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), The International Library of Poetry, Owing Mills, Maryland, U.S.A., and the Association of Christian Scholars. To date, he has supervised several undergraduate students. He has attended several conferences and published in reputable journals both locally and internationally. His institutional email is [email protected]


S/N Qualification School Atttended Started Finished
B.A. (ED)/English University of Calabar, Calabar 19841988
M.A. (English)University of Calabar, Calabar 19922000
Ph.D (English)University of Calabar, Calabar 20022006

S/N Publication
Eyang, A. E. & Okune, S. T. (2018). Intertextuality as creativity: An analytical discourse. International Journal of Linguistics and Communication (IJOLAC), 5(1), 116 - 128.
Okune, S. T. (2017). Despair and disillusionment in post- negritude African literature. English Language, Literature and Culture, 2(5), 45 - 51.
Okune, S. T. (2011). Themes of idealism and nostalgia in negritude poetry. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research. Beijing: Linghua Tong Xing Culture and Communication Company Ltd, 8(2), 127 – 139.
Timothy, A. E., Okune, S. T., & Obiekezie, E. O. (2010). Transfer of learning in the impact of recreational reading on SS3 students’ performance in reading comprehension in Literacy and Reading in Nigeria. A Journal of Reading Association of Nigeria, 12(2), 268 – 272.
Okune, S. T. (2006). Intertextual resonance in Christopher Okigbo’s poetry. LWATI: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 3, 109 - 120.
Okune, S. T. (2005). The evolution and acculturation of English Language in Nigeria in Ndunode. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies: Calabar Journal of Humanities, 6(2), 99 - 108.
Eyang, T. E. & Okune, S. T. (2004). The value of the literary critic in literature in Ndunode. Calabar Journal of the Humanities, 5 (1), 148 - 155.
Okune, S. T. (2004). Reading as creativity: A probe beyond the surface in Calabar. Journal of Liberal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 7(2), 128 - 140.
Okune, S. T. (2002). Prophecy in Christopher Okigbo’s Path of Thunder. Calabar Journal of Liberal Studies: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 5(1), 42 - 53.
Okune, S. T. (2002). The dynamics of negritude vision in Ndunode. Calabar Journal of the Humanities, 3(2), 157 - 169.

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S/N Conference Description Started Finished
Resource Person in Training Workshop on “Solving Reading Problems in Nigeria for Professional Teachers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria” (October 10-15, 2005).“Solving Reading Problems in Nigeria for Professional Teachers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria”2005-10-102005-10-15
International conference on African literature and the English Language (ICALEL), University of Calabar, May 1-4, 2018. Paper presented: “English Language Usage Today: Implications on the Teaching and Learning of English as a Second Language”.“English Language Usage Today: Implications on the Teaching and Learning of English as a Second Language”.2018-05-012018-05-04