Conferences Attended and Papers Presented


1. Nigeria English Studies Association (NESA) Conference, University of Uyo, 18-21 December, 2007. Title of Lead Paper “Phonological structure, Variations and Innovations in Educated Spoken Nigerian English’. Download

2. Language and Literature Conference (UCOLL) Department of English, 15-17 December, 2009. Paper presented: “Further Enquires into Udoeyops Study of Soyinka, Clark and Okigbo” — A Lead paper given by Prof David EKA. Download

3. First Joint National Book and Educational Aids Fair, (Uyo '99), 4-6 October 1999. Paper presented: "Publishing and Literacy in Nigeria" by David Eka. Held at State Education Resource Centre, 84 Obio Imo Street, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Download

4. Pre-Retirement Conference in Honour of Professor Dele Orisanwayi. Theme: Language and Literacy in a Developing Nation, University of Calabar, August 11-13, 2004.

5. 6th University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature (UCOLL) in Honour of Professor David Eka hosted by the Department of English. Theme: Language, Literature and Criticism since the 1960s. Date: March 23-26, 2011 at CBN Auditorium, University of Uyo.

6. 7th University of Uyo Conference (UCOLL) hosted by Department of English. Date: 18-22 February, 2013. Theme: Language, Literature and Interdisciplinarity at Onyema Ugochukwu Hall, Uniuyo.

7. 8th International Conference on African Literature and the English Language, UNICAL, May 1988.

8. 13th Annual International Conference on Literature and the English Language, UNICAL, 3-7 May 1994.

9. 15th International Conference on African Literature and the English Language (ICALEL). Date: 8 May — 11 May, 2002. Theme: Dialogue and Outrage in African Literature.

10. 11th Annual Convocation of Nigerian Academy of Letters (NAL) august 13, 2009 at University of Lagos Conference Centre. Attended two convocations of NAL at Lagos ... as a member (MNAL).

11. 9th University of Uyo Conference on Language and Literature (UCOLL) February 21 — February 24, 2017 at Onyema Ugochukwu Auditorium. Theme: Repository Research in Literature and Language in the 21st century.

12. Workshop on Curriculum and text Development in the Non-major Nigerian Languages at National Institute of. Nigerian Languages, Aba, 8-12 September, 1997.


2nd Annual International Conference and Workshop on African Literature and the English Language at Arts Theatre, University of Calabar — 15 — 19 June 1982.

14. 7th Annual Conference of Modern Languages Association (MLAN), Calabar from 20-23 April, 1983. Theme: The Writer and the Critic

15. First Distinguished Faculty of Arts Lecture, Akwa Ibom State University, Obio Akpa, given by Abi Alabo Deregaka — Professor of History and Diplomatic Studies, University of Port Harcourt, in 2016.

16. Second Distinguished Lecture given by Uwemedimo Enobong Iwoketok — Professor of Oral and Written Literature in 2017.

17. Third Distinguished Lecture was given by Andrew — Essien — Professor of Theatre and Film from the University of Calabar, in 2018.

18. Secretary, LAN, 1995-1998 with Dr. A. U. lwara of the University of Ibadan as President. Attended meetings in Calabar, Aba, Ado Ekiti, Ondo State, Sokoto State, Port Harcourt.

19. 1st Joint National Book and Educational Aids Fair, Uyo, Akwa lbom State, October 4-16 1999 at 84 Obio Imo Street, Uyo.


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