Emilienne Idorenyin Akpan
Instructor of Languages/Int. Director Writing Center
American University of Nigeria
Before joining the American University of Nigeria, Emilienne was a Head of School for 6 years and held other teaching, administrative and leadership positions. She is a disciplined person with personal benchmarks of performance, extremely passionate about what she does and very positive about where she works. She loves reading and writing, and has been published in a few collections. Her first personal collection titled Her African Face was published in Wales.
See http://muse.jhu.edu/login?type=summary&url=/journa… and http://www.jstor.org/stable/20109567?seq=1#page_scan_tab_content.
Emilienne, a Writing and French instructor, currently directs affairs at the Writing Center, and is a member of two university committees. She is also the coordinator for both the School of Arts & Science (SAS) online journal, and REFLECTIONS, the students’ online creative magazine. She has participated at various self-development workshops and also enjoys volunteering, traveling, and learning about different cultures.
AUN Courses: FRE 101, FRE 102, WRI 101, WRI 102
Effects of the mass media; Factors influencing the instruction and reception of new languages; Writing Center and Tutoring Best Practices/Pedagogies; Globalization.
POETRY (as Emilienne Motaze)
Motaze, Emilienne (1993) Her African Face, A Collection of Poems, Y-Fenni, Gwent, Wales: The Collective
“Beyond” in Resurgence & Ecologist (RESURGENCE, 163 - MAR/APR 1994)
“Her African Face” by Emilienne Motaze in Running Waters and Other Poems by Angela Miri. Malthouse African Poetry. 2007
“Refugee” by Emilienne Motaze in Private People: Self Portraits in Verse. Edited by John Jones. The Collective Press, Wales. 1999, p.18
“Her African Face”, “Rebecca Ikotinyene Ekaette”, “The Face of Mother” by Emilienne Motaze, in Wisdom of the Crocodiles: A Selection of Poems. The Collective Writers. 1993, pp. 35-37
“Awakening” by Emilienne Motaze, in The Valleys Poets, a quarterly magazine. Edited by Eugene Nowakowski. 1992
“Bertie Wooster” by Emilienne Motaze, in Gentlemen of Television, edited by Michelle Abbott. Anchor Books, England. 1993, p. 153
“Economic Crisis” by Emilienne Motaze, in Beyond The Horizon, edited by Laura Fiorini. The National Library of Poetry, Watermark Press, Owings Mills.1998, p. 254
Making Waves in the Bay: Bay Originals, edited by Jackie Aaplin. NewEmploy Wales Limited, Cardiff. 1994
==> Issue No. 50, Bay Originals No.10. October 1994, “Edge” by Emilienne Motaze. Page 3
==> Issue No. 34, Bay Originals No. 5. June 1994, “Tender Sale” by Emilienne Motaze. Page 3
==> Issue No. 38, Bay Originals No. 6. October 1993, “Beyond” by Emilienne Motaze. Page 1
==> Issue No. 40, Bay Originals No.6, December 1993, “Melting Pot” by Emilienne Motaze. Page 2
==> Issue No 46, Bay Originals No. 9, June 1994, “Chepstow Bridge” by Emilienne Motaze. Page 2
CITATIONS (as Emilienne Motaze)
Interests: Effects of the mass media; Factors influencing the instruction and reception of new languages; Writing Center and Tutoring Best Practices/Pedagogies; Globalization; Instructional Technologies.
- Openness in teaching, research and best practices: Initiative incorporating information & digital literacies in a first year composition syllabus at American University of Nigeria
- AMICAL 2019 · Mar 29, 2019 – Apr 1, 2018