Dr. Joy Ifeanyi Osarumwense JosephScientific Committee Member
Dr. Joy Ifeanyi Osarumwense Joseph started her academic carrier as a Lecturer in the Department of Foreign Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2006. In 2007, she was awarded Scholarship from the Chinese Scholarship Council to study Chinese Language in Anhui Normal University, P.R. China. She obtained her Maters of Arts Degree (Africa Literature in French) in 2011 and Masters Degree in Philosophy (Lingusitics/Stylistics) in 2015 from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. In 2016, she enrolled as a Doctoral Candidate at the School of Languages and Literatures, Rhodes University, Grahamstown. 1n 2017, she was awarded Scholarship from the National Institute of Humanities and Social Sciences (SAHUDA) to study for her Doctoral Programme and was recognised as a polyglot by the International Office of Rhodes University. Joy Joseph speaks nine languages. She has attended and presented papers at several conferences including local and International. She specializes in African literature and Gender Studies. She obtained her PhD in French Studies on the 12thof April, 2019 from Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa . She is married to Young Victor Joseph, an entrepreneur.