Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Augustine Emela, MA

Name
Augustine Emela MA
Status
Guest Researcher

Institution
Kultur-, Sozial- und Bildungswissenschaftliche Fakultät → Institut für Asien- und Afrikawissenschaften → Afrikanische Literaturen und Kulturen
Mailing address
Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin

Augustine U. Emela holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A. (Hons.) and a Master of Arts (M.A.) degrees in English and literature from Imo State University, Owerri, Nigeria. He also obtained a Postgraduate Diploma in Education (P.G.D.E.) from the Usmanu Danfodiyo University, Sokoto, Nigeria. A lecturer in the Department of English and Literary Studies, Imo State University, Owerri with teaching experience that spans ten years, he has published over ten critical essays including book reviews in reputable journals. He is currently working on his doctoral thesis on Femi Osofisan’s appropriation and conflation of Brechtian aesthetics and elements of traditional African theatre in his dramaturgy in the renowned African playwright’s bid to achieve artistic beauty and advance his vision of change for the establishment of a just society. Emela has been invited by the Humboldt Foundation to accompany his Ph.D supervisor Professor Dr Isidore Diala during a six-month research stay at Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.