Prof. Dr. Judith Adaku Mgbemena
Federal University Wukari, Nigeria
Institute for African Studies and Egyptology, University of Cologne
Meister – Ekkehart – Str 7
Period of Stay: September 2014
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Education and professional career
2018 Head of Department, English & Literary Studies Department
2013 – 2017 Dean of Students, Federal University Wukari, Nigeria
2015 Associate Professor, Federal University Wukari, Nigeria
2012 - 2015 Senior Lecturer, Federal University Wukari, Nigeria
2007 – 2012 Lecturer11, University of Nigeria, Institute for Nigerian Languages, Aba Campus
2010 Ph.D. English (UNIUYO)
2004 M. A. English (Language) (UNICAL)
- Sociolinguistics of languages in Nigeria.
- Language and conflict in North East and North Central Nigeria.
- Women register and the linguistic repertoires of women in North East Nigeria
- The use of English in communication in different domains of language usage
- Variations and innovations in Nigerian English.
- Sociolinguistics and pragmatic studies of cultural semiotics and political discourses
Judith Mgbemena (2013) Language, communication on wheels and national development: The inscriptions on tricycle (Keke) example International Journal of English & Literature Vol.4 (10) pp. 529-537http://www.academicjournals.org/IJEL
Judith Mgbemena (2014) The Sociology of Nigerian English: An Example of Trends in English Usage in Aba. International Journal of English Linguistics IJEL Vol.4 No.6Canadian Center of Science and Education www.ccsenet.org/ijel(Canada)
Judith Mgbemena and Rosecollette Ewurum (2014) Drop the Acid, Use Words: A Discourse and Pragmatic Study of the Nigerian First Lady’s Speech on the 7thAfrican First Ladies Summit. In Studies in Stylistics and Discourse Analysis: Text Linguistics 11
Judith Mgbemena (2014) The Rhetoric of Interrogative Structures in Arrow of God Okike: An African Journal of New Writing No 52 Arrow of God Golden Jubilee Edition. Department of English, University of Nigeria Nsukka
Emmanuel C. Sharndama & Judith A. Mgbemena (2015) The language of Political Discourse: A Study of Acceptance Speeches of Two Presidential Aspirant in Nigeria. Research Journal of English Language and Literature (RJELAL)http://www.rjelal.com
Judith Mgbemena (2015) Language Variation or Language Change? Lexical Innovation Processes in Nigerian English. International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature IJSELL Vol.3, Issue 8, August 2015 www.arcjournals.org
Judith A. Mgbemena & Geoffrey O. Okogbaa (2015) Language Diversity, Linguistic Tension & Violent Conflict in North East Nigeria: A Focus on Wukari Crisis. In V. Ukaogo (Ed.) United in Differences, Disunited in Agreement: Analysis of Peoples, Traditions, Culture & Endless Conflicts amongst the Jukun of Central Nigeria.Makurdi: Selfers Academic Publishers.
Judith Mgbemena & Rosecollette Ewurum (2017) A Sociolinguistic Study of the Language of the Announcements of Obituary and Obsequies.Ahyu: A Journal of Language and Literature.Department of English & Literary Studies, Federal University Wukari.Judith Mgbemena & Rosecollette Ewurum (2015) Imagistic Symbolism inAnthills of the Savannah. In Chinua Achebe: In the Statues of His PenChibueze Orie and Ebere Chukwu (Eds). Aba: TS-K Press and Publishers