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  • Welcome to department of ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURES

    Welcome to the Department of English Language and Literature! The present Department of English Language and Literature began as a unit in 1992 in what was then the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It has a BA degree programme and now also has in place a well subscribed post-graduate programme, which has graduated several Master’s and Doctoral degree candidates. The Department is equipped with a functional language laboratory.

    : . HISTORY

    ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURES


    The Department of English Language and Literature in English was established in 1992 as a unit in the then Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. It, subsequently, got a departmental status when Arts was made a fully operational Faculty in 2000. The Department got her full NUC accreditation status in the year 2005.

    The Department’s academic programme offers a four-year standard programme leading to the award of Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Hons.) degree. The entry mode is through JAMB/UME and a standard three-year direct entry programme for which the  mode of entry is through JAMB/DE (Direct Entry). It also offers a six-year Continuing Education Programme (CEP) as well as a Sandwich Programme to mature students. Entry requirements are the same as the aforementioned programmes. The Department has also mounted Master of Arts (M.A.) and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degree programmes.

    Pioneer Staff                                                                      

    Professor P.O. Umeh

    Professor D.C. Ekpunobi

    Professor R.N. Umeasiegbu

    Mr. R.U. Uzoezie

    Mr. A.C. Onuigbo

     

    Heads of Department     

    The Department of English language and Literature has been headed by persons of positive orientation. They are:

    Professor Okey Umeh                         1992 – 1998

    Mr. R. U. Uzoezie                               1998 – 1999

    Professor D. C. Ekpunobi                   1999 – 2002

    Mr. Chidi Onuigbo                             2002 - 2003

    Professor Ezenwa Ohaeto                   2003 – 2004

    Mr. R. U. Uzoezie                               2004 – 2006

    Professor Joy Eyisi                              2006 – 2011

    Dr. (Mrs.) Ifeyinwa J. Ogbazi             2011 - 2013

    Dr. Ephraim Chukwu                          2013 – 2014

    Prof. Stella I.Ekpe                              2014 – 2015

    Dr Ndubuisi Osuagwu                       2015 - 2016

    Dr. Geraldine Nnamdi-Eruchalu        2016-till date

     

    The Department hosts a journal, Awka Journal of English Language and Literary Studies(AJELLS) and seven volumes of the journal had been produced.

     


    : . HEAD OF DEPARTMENT

    DR. GERALDINE NNAMDI-ERUCHALU


    You are welcome to the Department of English Language and Literature. The heartbeat of the humanities.

    Mission

    To foster the acquisition of linguistic and critical analytic competences that would enable graduates exhibit a higher proficiency in their use of English in a variety of discourse situations, as well as interpret literary works in the English Language.

    Vision

    To engage in the highest standard of excellence in all aspects of teaching, research and service.

    Objectives

    The programme is intended to produce scholars who would

    a)      Use their knowledge of the English Language and Literature in English for human, national, African            and global development.

    b)      Apply their training for the advancement of humanity.

    c)      Maintain the world standards in English and Literary Studies and to offer our students the kind of                    refinement and pruning that makes them marketable.

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