UKA, Prof Kalu

BA (Hons), MA, university teacher, author, administrator, born March 2, 1938. Akanu Ohafia, Aro/Ohafia, Imo State; married Ikodiya Mba Uduma 1969, three sons, three daughters; Education: Abriba Church of Scotland Mission School, 1944-46, Ohafia Central School. 1947-49, AkanuOhafia Presbyterian School, 1950, Hope Wad dell Training Institution, Calabar, 1951-55, Methodist College, Uzuakoli, 1956-57, Univer sity College (now University of Ibadan), Ibadan, 1959-62, University College, Universi ty of Toronto. Ontario. Canada, 1962-64; Teacher, Adventist High School. Ihie, N'bawsi, 1958; Teacher, Pilgrim Baptist School, Issele-Uku, 1959; Teacher, Duke Town Secondary School, Calabar, 1960; Teacher, Birabi Memorial Grammar School, Ogoni, 1961; Talks Producer, Nigerian Broad casting Corporation (now Federal Radio Cor poration of Nigeria, FRCN), Lagos, 1962; Per sonnel/Pricing Clerk, Imperial Oil (Esso Oil) Limited, Toronto, Canada, 1963, 1964; Assis tant Teacher, Leeds University, Yorkshire, UK, 1964-65; Lecturer II, Lecturer I, Senior Lecturer and later Associate Professor of English and Drama, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, 1965-83; appointed Professor of Drama and Head, Department of Theatre Arts, University of Calabar, since 1983; Dean, Faculty of Arts, Unical, 1987; member, Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C, USA, 1979-81; member. Association of Nigerian Theatre Artiste, since 1980; member, Pro fessors World Peace Academy of Nigeria, since 1985; President, Association of Nigerian Authors, Unical Chapter, since 1986; Associate Member, International Theatre In stitute, New York; member, Nigeria English Studies Association; member Enugu Operatic/Dramatic Society; Publications:A Consummation Of Fire (a novel), (Enugu, Nwamife Publishers, 1978), Stonewalls (a play), (Owerri, New African, 1981), Ikhamma (a play), (Enugu, Fourth Dimension, 1981), Colonel Ben Brim (a novel) (Enugu Fourth Dimension, 1985); Hobbies: scrabble, tennis, gardening; Official Address: Department of Theatre Arts, University of Calabar, PMB 1115, Calabar; Telephone: (087) 224748, ex tensions 36, 38, 154; Home: 1, Douglas Avenue, State Housing Estate, Calabar, Cross River State.
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