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Ode Ogede, Nigerian literature educator. Member Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association of Nigeria (vice president 1989-1991), African Literature Association American.

Background

Ogede, Ode was born on September 16, 1956 in Uchenyim Igede, Benue, Nigeria. Came to the United States, 1994. Son of Ogede and Margaret (Ogwuna) Ode.

Education

Bachelor in English Literature with honors, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1979. Master of Arts in African Literature, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in English, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria, 1987.

Career

Senior lecturer in English Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1988-1994. Andrew Mellon faculty fellow University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1994-1995. Visiting professor Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, 1995-1996.

English professor North Carolina Central University, Durham, since 1996.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, Modern Language Association of Nigeria (vice president 1989-1991), African Literature Association American.

Connections

Married Shianyisimi Asabe, April 5, 1986. Children: Ochuole, Ogede, Shekwaga.

father:
Ogede Ode

mother:
Margaret (Ogwuna) Ode

spouse:
Shianyisimi Asabe

children:
Ochuole Ogede

Ogede

Shekwaga Ogede