Email: ojaruega@delsu.edu.ng

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  • Area of Specialization: African Literature, Gender Studies/Theories & African Cultural Studies
  • Department of English & Literary Studies

  • Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega is an Associate Professor of Literature-in-English and Chair, Department of English and Literary Studies at Delta State University, Nigeria. Her areas of academic interest and specialty include: Modern African Literature, Gender Studies/Theories and African Cultural Studies. She has published scholarly articles on contemporary African literature in reputable peer-reviewed journals like Tydskrif Ver Letterkunde, Matatu, Journal of African Literature Association and The IUP Journal of Commonwealth Literature. She is a Fellow of The Italian Academy for Advanced Studies in America, Columbia University in the city of New York, USA (2019 Fall Semester).
    My Publications
  1. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2019) Sisters at Arms: Female Misogyny and Competition in Sam Ukala's Selected Plays, UNIUYO Journal of Humanities
    http://uujh.org/wp-content/uploads/vol23N2Full/SISTER1.pdf Vol. 23 Pages: 313-324

  2. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2019) ”Conformity, Resistance, and Resolution in Gender Relationships in Traditional Urhobo Poetry., Journal of the Literary Society of Nigeria
    Vol. 11 Pages:

  3. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2018) Exile, Migration and Homecoming in Nigerian and South African Fiction, Nigerian Journal of Oral Literatures
    Vol. 5 Pages: 45-58

  4. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2018) Damaged Identities and their Restoration: Patriarchy as Social and Psychological Injustice in African Women’s Novels, Scholarship and Commitment: Essays in Honour of G.G. Darah/Malthouse Press Limited
    https://books.google.com.ng/books?id=FVNjDwAAQBAJ&pg=PP15&lpg=PP15&dq=Enajite+Ojaruega+Damaged+Identities&source=bl&ots=0Vy8HQ7Axs&sig=ACfU3U2D4leDz41fgddzVZBQ_0dcGlcGiA&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwirjPyh2ITpAhVtSxUIHWshBAwQ6AEwAnoECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Enajite%20Ojaruega%20Damaged%20Identities&f=false Vol. Pages: 139-148

  5. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2017) Singing Nature: The Lyricism of Christian Otobotekere’s Poetry, Between the Crown and the Muse: Poetry, Politics and Environmentalism of Christian Otobotekere/Malthouse Press Limited
    Vol. Pages: 155-164

  6. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2017) Songs only Women Sing: Female Struggles with Identities and Roles in Traditional and Modern Urhobo Poetry, The Niger Delta Literary Review
    Vol. 5 Pages: 81-112

  7. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2016) Indigenous Knowledge and Female Participation in Sustainable Development: A Nigerian Literary Perspective., Abraka Humanities Review
    Vol. 7 Pages: 67-74

  8. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2015) The Place of Urhobo Folklore in Tanure Ojaide's Poetry, Tydskrif vir Letterkunde
    http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/TVL.V52I2.10 Vol.52 Pages: 138-158

  9. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2014) Outgoing and Incoming Africans: Migration and Reverse Migration in Contemporary African Narratives, Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society, Number 45, 2014.
    https://doi.org/10.1163/9789401211093_003 Vol.45 Pages: 21-34

  10. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2014) Poetry as Therapy: T.J. Sallah's "Harrow Poems", Contemporary Literature of Africa: Tijan M. Sallah and Literary Works of the Gambia/Cambria Press, Amherst, New York
    http://bvbr.bib-bvb.de:8991/exlibris/aleph/a22_1/apache_media/267GRRCHEUTQRM6M34LNTXBCLTS3X6.pdf Vol. Pages: 189-202

  11. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2014) Urhobo Literature in English: A Survey, Aridon: The International Journal of Urhobo Studies
    Vol. 1 Pages: 87-101

  12. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2014) Globalization and Local Variables in Contemporary Nigerian Fiction, Abraka Humanities Review
    Vol. 6 Pages: 15-24

  13. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2013) Eco-Activism in Contemporary African Literature, Eco-Critical Literature: Regreening African Landscapes/ African Heritage Press
    https://books.google.com.ng/books?id=yC20qB80ZtUC&pg=PR3&lpg=PR3&dq=Enajite+Ojaruega+Eco-Activism&source=bl&ots=46k802ryxO&sig=ACfU3U1uyC-1EqsRrOvIP6z4oaEFdIbk2Q&hl=en&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwi--6mj2YTpAhWD5-AKHTQYA0EQ6AEwB3oECAoQAQ#v=onepage&q=Enajite%20Ojaruega%20Eco-Activism&f=false Vol. Pages: 31-46

  14. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2012) Feminist Perspectives And Intra-gender Conflict In Tess Onwueme’s Tell It To Women., Journal of the African Literature Association
    http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21674736.2012.11690189 Vol.6 Pages: 197-206

  15. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2011) Of Minstrelsy and the Niger-Delta Condition: Tanure Ojaide as Chronicler and Activist Writer, The IUP Journal of Commonwealth Literature
    https://ssrn.com/abstract=2069735 Vol. III Pages: 15-31

  16. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2011) Ezenwa-Ohaeto, Dictionary of Literary Biography, Volume 360: Contemporary African Writers/Gale Cengage Learning
    http://assets.cengage.com/pdf/toc_9780787681784.pdf Vol. Pages: 104-109

  17. Enajite Eseoghene Ojaruega (2010) “Gender and Resource Control as Tropes in Kaine Agary’s Yellow-Yellow, Abraka Humanities Review
    Vol. 3 Pages: 96-101

  18. Sunny I. Awhefeada & Enajite E. Ojaruega (2009) Cultural Imperatives and the Evolution of Nigerian English, English in the Nigerian Environment: Emerging Patterns and New Challenges/ The Nigeria English Studies Association of Nigeria (NESA)
    Vol. Pages: 72-77