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 Joseph Atoyebi

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Faculty of Arts, Business and Science
204-627-8618
jatoyebi@ucn.ca

Profile
University of Ilorin, Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Linguistics (1999)
University of Ibadan, Master of Arts in Linguistics (2002)
University of Leipzig, PhD in Linguistics (2009)
University of Saskatchewan, TEFL/TESL (2015)

Teaching
Use of English, University of Ibadan, 2002 – 2004
Generative Phonology, University of Ibadan, 2004
Language Description and Typology, University of Leipzig, October 2009 – February 2010
Language Contact and History in Africa, University of Leipzig, April 2010 – August 2010
Language Structure and Texts, University of Leipzig, April 2010 – August 2010
Academic Research and Writing (IDS.1003), University College of the North, January 2017 – April 2017
Academic Research and Writing (IDS.1003), University College of the North, April 2017 – June 2017
Composition and Rhetoric (ENG.1002), University College of the North, April 2017 – June 2017
Major Works and Authors of the Twentieth Century (ENG.1015), University College of the North, June 2017 – August 2017
Composition and Rhetoric (ENG.1002), University College of the North, September 2017 – December 2017
Essentials of Business Communications (ART.1322), University College of the North, September 2017 – December 2017.

Guest Lecturing
“The African Woman in a Patriarchal World: the pre/post-Colonial Nigerian Woman” In Indigenous Women and Literature I (ENG/ANS 3300), University College of the North, October 4, 2017
 “Culture, Tradition, and Proverbial Sayings of the Igbo people from Selected Works of Chinua Achebe” In Indigenous Literatures of the World (ENG/ANS 3006), University College of the North, January 26, 2017

Community Service and/or Service to Profession/Field
Editor, Muses from the North – A University College of the North’s students’ online journal, September 2017 – Present 
Member, University College of the North’s Learning Council, December 2017 – Present
Member of Committee, Language Arts Festival, University College of the North, March 2017 – Present
Member of Board of Directors, Thompson Citizenship and Multicultural Council, October 2016 – August 2017

Research Activity/Scholarship 
Publications
“Sweating in two Worlds” the quint. Volume 10 issue 1, December 2017
“Johnny Just Come” the quint. Volume 9 issue 4, September 2017
Language Documentation and the Preservation of a People’s Heritage: Oko-Ogori in Perspective. In: Ogori Culture and People: Ovia-Osese and Beyond. Pogoson Ihioma (ed). 2014:11 – 29.
Valency Classes in Yoruba. In: Valency Classes in the World’s Languages. Hartmann, Iren; Haspelmath, Martin; Taylor, Bradley (eds). Valency Patterns Leipzig. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology (Available online at http://valpal.info/languages/yoruba). Web. 2013
Voicing of Labiovelar Stops in Yoruba. Proceedings of the ICPHS XVII. Hong Kong. August 2011: 767 – 770.

Published Book Chapters
Valency Classes in Yoruba. In: Valency Classes in the World’s Languages. Malchukov, Andrej and Comrie Bernard (eds). Muton. 2015:299 – 363.
Ditransitive Constructions in Yoruba. In: Studies in Ditransitive Constructions. Malchukov, Andrej, Martin Haspelmath and Bernard Comrie (eds). Muton. 2010:145 – 165. 

Published Book
A Reference Grammar of Oko – A West Benue-Congo Language. Ruediger Koeppe Verlag, Cologne. 2010

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