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Pauline A Uwakweh

Associate Professor

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Contact
General Classroom Building 446
Education
B.A.English Literature / University of Port-Harcourt
Ph.D. Literature / Temple University
MA English & Literary Studies / University of Calabar

Bio

Dr. Uwakweh is Associate Professor of Literature in the English Department. She earned her Ph.D. from Temple University, M.A from University of Calabar, and B.A. from the University of Port Harcourt. Her specialization is in postcolonial African and African Diaspora women’s literature. Uwakweh is co-author of the book, Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families (2013), and editor of African Women Under Fire: Literary Discourses in War and Conflict (2017). Her work appear in critical books and journals on African literature. She is a Fellow of the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program.

Research Interests

Dr. Uwakweh's research centers on the literary representations of women in war and conflicts, cultural mediation in African diaspora children’s literature, and impacts of globalization and migration on African female identities.



Recent Publications

  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (2017). ( “Memoir versus Fiction: Narrating Trauma in Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children and Thirty Girls”). In Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (African Women Under Fire: Literary Discourses in War and Conflict) pp. 113-129 ). Lexington.
  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (2017). ( “Introduction: Exploring African Women and the War Experience —A Critical Update"). In Pauline Ada Uwakweh, (African Women Under Fire: Literary Discourses in War and Conflict) pp. 3-21 ). Lexington .
  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (2017). (African Women Under Fire: Literary Discourses in War and Conflict). In Pauline Ada Uwakweh , ). Lexington.
  • Pauline Uwakweh, JERONO ROTICH, Comfort Okpala, JERONO ROTICH, Comfort Okpala, Pauline Uwakweh (2013). (Engaging the Diaspora Migration and African Families. ). 1, ). Lexington Books, 2013. .
  • Pauline Uwakweh, , , , , Pauline Uwakweh (2013). ("Negotiating Marriage and Motherhood: A Critical Perspective on the Immigration Narratives of Buchi Emecheta and Chimamanda Adichie" ). (Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families. ) pp. 15-37 ). Lexington .
  • Pauline Uwakweh, , , Pauline Uwakweh, (2013). ("(Re)Configuring African Migration Since the Last Forty Years - Issues, Concepts and Contexts" ). (Engaging the Diaspora: Migration and African Families. ) pp. 1-14 ). Lexington .
  • Pauline Uwakweh (2012). ("Reconstructing Masculinity and Femininity in African War Narratives: The Youth in Chimamanda Adichie's Half of a Yellow Sun and Gorretti Kyomuhendo's Waiting: A Novel of Uganda at War" ). In Abioseh Porter, (Journal of African Literature Association ) ( 1) 7 , pp. 82-106 ). Journal of African Literature Association .
  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (2010). ("Breaking Gods: The Narrator as Revelator and Critic of the Postcolonial Condition in Chimamanda Adichie's Purple Hibiscus." ). In Walter P. Collins III, (Emerging African Voices: A Study of Contemporary African Literature ) ). Cambria Press.
  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (Edited book in progress - Uwakweh, Pauline Ada. "Under Fire: Critical Discourses on African Women in War and Conflict” ( in-progress, 2015) ). (Signed Publication contract with Lexington Press ) ).
  • Pauline Uwakweh, Pauline Uwakweh (Book chapter in-progress - Uwakweh, P. A. “Memoir versus Fiction: Writing Trauma in the Aftermath of Wars and Conflicts in Faith J.H. McDonnell and Grace Akallo, Girl Soldier: A Story of Hope for Northern Uganda's Children and Susan Minot, Thirty Girls ). (book chapter in progress) ).