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Dr. Chike Mgbeadichie
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Dr. Chike Mgbeadichie
Faculty

Biography

Dr. Chike Mgbeadichie is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Media and Communication, Pan-Atlantic University, Lagos, Nigeria, where he teaches Cultural Analysis and Critical Thinking.  He holds a PhD in English from the University of Exeter, UK; an MA in Literature in English from the University of Leeds, UK; and a First Class BA degree in English from Anambra State University, Nigeria.  His principal research interests are in African Literature; Media and Cultural Studies; African Critical Theory; Media-in-African Literature; Migration Discourses; and a subsidiary research interest in films.  He is a member of the Association of Nigerian Authors (ANA), Literary Society of Nigeria (LSN), Igbo Studies Association (ISA), African Literature Association (ALA), etc.  He has recently served as a reviewer for a special issue of the Journal of African Media Studies on the Corona Pandemic, Culture and the Media.  His articles have appeared in African Research Reviews; Journal of Contemporary Literature; Research in African Literatures etc., as well as a chapter in an edited book published by Oxford University Press.  He has a book on Afrocentrism awaiting publication.

Publications

Recent Publications:

  • ‘Beyond Story-telling: Conceptualizing Economic Principles in Chimamanda Adichie’s Americanah’, Research in African Literatures, 52. No. 2, (Summer 2021) (awaiting proofs).
  • ‘Values Generation and Re-generation: An Examination of Osita Osadebe’s Songs in Igbo Cultural Value Preservation’ (with Ufuoma Akpojivi), forthcoming in Abiodun. Salawu and Israel Fadipe (eds.), Indigenous African Popular Music: The Art and Its Applications. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2021, (awaiting proofs).

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