Ogbaa, Kalu

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OGBAA, Kalu. American (born Nigeria), b. 1945. Genres: Cultural/Ethnic topics, Literary criticism and history. Career: Alvan Ikoku College of Education, Nigeria, assistant lecturer, 1974-76; Ohio State University, Columbus, Teaching Associate, 1977; University of Texas, Austin, assistant instructor of English, 1978-81, lecturer of English, 1981; Imo State University, Nigeria, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor of English, 1985-89, acting director, Division of General Studies, 1986-89; Oral Roberts University, visiting associate professor of English, 1989-90; Clark Atlanta University, visiting associate professor of English, 1990-92; Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, associate professor of English, 1992-95, professor of English, 1995-. Publications: Gods, Oracles and Divination: Folkways in Chinua Achebe's Novels, 1992; (ed) The Gong and the Flute: African Literary Development and Celebration, 1994; Igbo, 1995; Understanding Things Fall Apart, 1999; A Century of Nigerian Literature: A Select Bibliography, 2002; The Nigerian Americans, 2003. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to scholarly journals. Address: Department of English, Southern Connecticut State University, 501 Crescent St, New Haven, CT 06515, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]