muhammad

Dikko Muhammad

Junior Fellow

Contact

Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+2347036452550 (phone)


Email: dikko.muhammad@uni-bayreuth.de

Current Project

Female Voices in Northern Nigeria: An Exploration of Nature, Activism and Identity Politics in the Poetry of Nana Aishatu Ahmad, Angela Miri, and Maria Ajima


Research interests:

African Literature, Gender Studies, Literary Theory and Afro-American Literature

Geographical area:

Nigeria


Academic Vita

Since December 2018

Doctoral fellow at Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies (BIGSAS) 

2013-2018

Assistant Lecturer, Department of English and French, Umura Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina, Nigeria

2014-2017

Master of Arts: English (Literature), Bayero University, Kano, Nigeria

2007-2014

Bachelor of Arts: English, Umura Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina, Nigeria

Conferences

2017 English Scholars Association of Nigeria Conference at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
2016 English Scholars Association of Nigeria Conference at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife
2015 Federal University Lokoja National Conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association
2012 Usmanu Danfodio University, Sokoto National Conference of the Nigeria English Studies Association

Research Experience

2017

"Writing and Textual Politics: Authorial Intention and Textual Autonomy in George Orwell's Down and Out in Paris and London and Keep the Aspidistra Flying" (M.A Thesis submitted to the Department of English and Literary Studies, Bayero University, Kano.)

2011

"Feminism, Education and Islam in Mariama Ba's So Long a Letter." (B.A English Project submitted to the Department of English and French, Umaru Musa Yar'adua University, Katsina.)



Publications

Muhammad, Dikko (2018). Heart of Darkness and the African Reading: Some Insights from Deconstructive Perspective. Katsine Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies (KAJOLLS) Vol. 20 (1 & 2). 15-26.


Muhammad, Dikko (2017). Dissent Poetry: A Comparative Study of the Poetry of Sa'adu Zungur and George Orwell. Journal of the English Scholars Association of Nigeria (JESAN) Vol. 19 (2). 114-126.


Muhammad, Dikko (2016). Transcending The Margin Between Fiction and Non-Fiction: A Deconstructive Reading of Ahmadu Bello's My Life and Wole Soyinka's The Man Died. Journal of the English Scholars Association of Nigeria (JESAN) Vol. 18 (2). 54-64.


Muhammad, Dikko (2013). From patriarchy to matriarchy: Re-defining the role of women in Alkali's The stillborn. Katsina Journal of Linguistic and Literary Studies (KAJOLLS) Vol. 1 (2). 121-138.