Solomon Awuzie

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Staff Name: Dr Solomon Awuzie

Phone: 08039479529

Email: awuzie.solomon@edouniversity.edu.ng

Staff Website: http://www.solomonawuzie.com

Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences

Department: English

Position: Lecturer II

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  1. PERSONAL DATA

Name:                                                                          AWUZIE Solomon

Date of Birth:                                                             February 3, 1981

Place of Birth:                                                            Lagos

Nationality:                                                                Nigerian

Sex:                                                                               Male

Marital Status:                                                          Married

Number and Ages of Children:                          4 (4, 2, 6, 6)

Contact Address:                                                     Department of English, Faculty of Art, Management and Social Sciences, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State

     Permanent Home Address:                   Awuzie’s Compound, Umuluwe Ajirija,  

                                                        Osuachara, Umuduru, Isiala Mbano, Imo

                                                            State

     Phone Number:                                                          08039479529

     Email:                                                              sonsawuzie@yahoo.com

     Area(s) of Research Interest:                                Anglophone African Literature, World Literature, African Oral Literature

     Date of First Appointment:                                   

 

  1. SCHOOLS ATTENDED QUALIFICATIONS DATE

 

University of Port Harcourt                         Ph.D English                                                        2015

 

University of Ibadan                                                       M.A English                                                        2009

 

Imo State University                                                       BA English and Literary Studies  2005

 

Wahab Folawuyi High School, Ikoyi Lagos              S.S.C.E                                                  2000

 

Zunic Education Center Oyigbo River State J.S.C.E                                                                             1996

 

Oladipo Primary School Igumu                   F.S.L.C                                                   1993

 

  1. SCHOLARSHIP, FELLOWSHIP, AWARDS AND RECOGNITIONS

 

Winner ANA-IMO/ Young Writers Club Prize for literature 2005.

Second Position Winner ANA-IMO Prize for Children Literature 2015.

Reviewer: International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture 2016-date.

Reviewer for the West African Region: Africa in Words 2017-date

A member of The Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Imo State Chapter.

A member of the Association of West African Young Writers (AWAYW), Lagos State Chapter.

 

  1. WORK HISTORY/EXPERIENCE

 

Kaduna State College of Education Gidan Waya/Kafanchan Kaduna, Nigeria (N.Y.S.C.)

Job Scope:             Teaching and Research  August 2006—September 2007

 

KraftBooks Ltd, Ibadan Assistant:                             June 2008—October 2008

Job Scope:                                                                          Editor

 

Professor Aderemi-Raji Oyelade Department of English University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria:                                                                   October 2008—January 2009

Job Scope:                                                                          Research Assistant

 

University Press PLC, Three Crowns Building, Jericho Ibadan:    April 2009—Nov 2009

Job Scope:                                                                          Editor

 

Lui House of Excellence Ventures, Owerri:                           Feb 2010—date

Job Scope:                                                                          Editor

 

Cel-bez Publishers & Co Ltd, Owerri:                       Jan 2011—date

Job Scope:                                                                                          Editor

 

Gregory University, Uturu, Okigwe:                         2012- Sept 2012

Job Scope:                                                                                          Teaching and Research

 

Institute of Continuous Education Programme, Imo State University, Owerri:

Sept 2012—2016

Job Scope:                                                                                          Teaching and Research

      

Department of English  Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State:  2016—till date

Job Scope:                                                                                          Teaching and Research

 

  COURSES TAUGHT

   Undergraduate courses

  1. ENG 113: Introduction to Prose-Fiction
  2. ENG 114: Introduction to Poetry

iii.  ENG 115: English Composition I

  1. ENG 123: Introduction to Drama
  2. ENG 125: English Composition II
  3. ENG 214: Survey of English Literature

vii. ENG 216: Introduction to Modern African Literature

 

  1. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE:

 

  1. Lecturer-in- Charge: Department of English, Edo University, Iyamho: May 2016 to September 2017
  2. Member: Statutory Students Disciplinary Committee
  3. Member: Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences Students Disciplinary Committee 21st February 2017
  4. Member: Senate Committee on Departmental Transfer of Students 2016/2017 session
  5. Member: Senate Committee on Paperless Senate

 

  1. SERVICE TO OTHER UNIVERSITIES, NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL BODY

 

Project Supervision to the under-listed  under-graduation Students:

 

  1. Offia Gift Onyinye (National Open University)
  2. Okooboh Esther Omoye (National Open University)
  3. Miyereghenuwa Comfort (national Open University)
  4. Okoye Chinonyelum Gloria (National Open University)
  5. Umeh Ebere Cecilia (National Open University)
  6. Emedobi Ogechukwu (National Open University)
  7. Alumona Petnora Nkechi (National Open University)

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

Books

  1. Awuzie, S. (2016) A psychoanalytic reading of the poetry of Okigbo and Ojaide. Germany: Germany: Scholar’s Press

 

  1. ----------- . (2017)Perspectives on Chukwuma Ibezute’s Writing. Owerri: Cel Bez & Co Publishers

 

  1. ---------. (2001) Lagos: Functional Books Ltd

 

  1. ---------. (2004) The Taunts of the Flesh. Owerri: Cel Bez & Co Publishers

 

  1. ---------. (2004) The Born-Again Devil. Owerri: Cel Bez & Co Publishers

 

  1. --------- (2006) The Sin of My Mother. Owerri: Crown Publishers Ltd

 

  1. -------- (2010) The Last Revolution. Owerri: Cel-Bez & Co Publishers

 

  1. -------- (2011) Oluyemi and the School Fee. Owerri: Learning House Publishers

 

                           Ltd

        

  1. -------- (2017) The Tiger King. Uyo: V2U Network

 

  1. -------- (2016) Omenukor and the King of Umuele. Lagos: Blissbay Publishers Ltd

 

  1. ------- (2017) Adventure of Udo. Lagos: Blissbay Publishers Ltd

 

  1. ------- (2017) A Police Man Also Dies and Other Plays Owerri: Cel-Bez & Co

 

                          Publishers

          

  1. ------------(2017) The Unsatisfied Ghost. Aking Publishers Benin City

 

Journals

 

  1. Awuzie, S. (2011) “The New Historicist Practice and the Conception of the Dibia As a Poet Persona: Chinonyerem’s The Changing Songs and The Shattered Pot and Other PoemsIMBIZO (1)

 

  1. -------.(2012) “Revolution and the Nigerian Nation: A Study of Ibezute’s Hamerian People’s RevolutionJournal of English Language Studies in Africa1No 2

 

  1. -------. (2016)“Contemplating the Wind as Spirit: Shelley’s ‘Ode to the Wind’ and Raji’s Select Poems” Internet Journal of Language, Culture and Society

 

  1. ------ (2015) “Didacticism and the Third Generation of African Writers: Chukwuma Ibezute’s The Temporal Gods and Goddess in the CathedralTYDSKRIF VIR  LETTERKUNDE 52 (2)

 

  1. ------- (2017)“Contemplating the Fate of a Ruined Generation: A Postmodernist

                Reading of  Ukah’s When the Wind Blows and Ibezute’s Stain on a White

                 Robe” Kafla

 

  1. --------(2015) “Good Wives and Bad Wives: Ibezute’s Victims of Betrayal, The Temporal Gods and Dance of Horror”  IMBIZO (1)

       

 

  1. --------(2016) “Fake Graduate” and the fate of the African Society: Camillus Ukah’s When the Wind Blows and Rasaki Ojo Bakare’s Once Upon a Tower” Commonwealth Youth and Development

 

  1. --------(2016) A Psychoanalytic reading of Tanure Ojaide’s Poetry. Journal of African Literary Studies

 

  1. --------- (2016)Structures, Conflicts, and Meanings: Chukwuma Ibezute’s Prison Memoirs of Gerald Williams and Tempters and Traitors” International Journal of Linguistics, Literature and Culture 3 (4)

 

  1. Awuzie, S. and L. Iro. (2017) “Growing-up Motif in African Literature: A study of Chukwuma Ibezute’s Time Will Tell”. Journal of Humanities (HUJOH)

 

  1. Okereke, C.E. and S. Awuzie. (2016) “Society in the 21st Century African Novel: Chukwuma Ibezute’s The Wisdom of the Chameleon.” Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies R &D1 (6)

 

  1. Awuzie, S. and I. Okiche. (2017)“Corruption and Politics in Chukwuma Ibezute’s Cries of the Downtrodden”. Research Journal of Language, Literature and Humanities 4(3) 1-4 March

 

  1. Awuzie, S. (2017) Pain as Motif in the Poetry of the third generation of African poets: Hyginus Ekwuazi’s Selected Poems. Oye: Journal of Language, Literature and Popular Culture

 

  1. Awuzie, S. (2017) Mortality of Arts in Soyinka’s “Appollodorus on the Niger” and “Cremation of a Wormy Caryatid”. Journal of Humanities (HUJOH)

 

 

 

Accepted but Unpublished Papers

 

--------Post-colonialism and the third world Countries of Caribbean and Africa: Earl

                 Lovelace’s The Dragon Can’t Dance and Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s Petals of

                 Blood.

 

 -------African Poets as Semioticians: Christopher Okigbo’s “Path of Thunder” and Remi

            Raji”s Web of Remembrance.

 

 

---------Poverty, Corruption and the Nigerian Church: Chukwuma Ibezute’s Stain on

            A White Robe.

 

--------- “Culture Arts in Pre-colonial Time.” A Chapter of the book entitled The Nigerian

             People and Culture. To be published by the Faculty of Arts, Management and

             Social Sciences, Edo University, Iyamho

 

Conferences Papers

  1. “Phases of Tragedy: The Femi Osofisan’s Plays”
  2. “Realism in El sadawe’s Woman at Point Zero”
  3. “Mortality of Art in Soyinka’s Mandela’s Earth and Other Poems”

 

Conference Participated with Dates

  1. Kaduna College of Education Biannual National Conference 2007
  2. G. Dara@ 60 International Conference 2008
  3. International Conference on African Literature: Department of English University of Ibadan 2009

 

 

Referees

 

      Professor Onyemeachi Udumukwu

Tel: +2348094209636 or 2347038725913

Email: ocu426@yahoo.com

Department of English,

University of PortHarcourt, Choba

Nigeria.

 

Professor Isidore Diala

Tel: +2348035069207

Email: isidorediala@yahoo.com

Department of English,

Imo State University, Owerri

Nigeria.

 

Professor Jasper A Onuekwusi

Tel: +2348033407180

Email: dr2jas@yahoo.com                                                    

Department of English and Literary studies

Imo State University Owerri,

Nigeria.

 

     

 

 

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