Areas of Expertise: Literature
Joshua's expertise lies in African literature, postcolonial, trauma, exile/migration studies, African studies, and history. He has taught undergraduate courses in Nigeria, including stylistics oral literature, pragmatics, and sociolinguistics.
Joshua is a lecturer in the Department of Languages and Linguistics, Benue State University, Nigeria. He studied in Nigeria before leaving for the UK, where he is currently doing a PhD at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge. He is author of How Africans Underdeveloped Africa: A Forgotten Truth in History (2010) and Dead Wood (2015), as well as the co-editor of the book Linguistics: An Introductory Text. He has published both nationally and internationally, and was shortlisted for the 'Barbara Harlow Prize for Excellence in Graduate Research' in 2017.
Agbo, J. 2015. Dead Wood. USA/Singapore: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency.
Agbo, J. 2014. 'Literature in the Service of Humanity: The African Perspective.' Ed. Gabriel B. Egbe, Veritas Journal of English and Literary Studies. Vol. 1, No. 1. Abuja: A Publication of the Department of English and Literary Studies, Veritas University, pp. 123-135
Agbo, J; Bamidele Rotimi, B; Godwin, Y; Ogoma Anyogo, C. 2014. (Eds). Linguistics: An Introductory Text. Lagos: Apex Books Limited.
Agbo, J. 2010. How Africans Underdeveloped Africa: A Forgotten Truth in History. Ibadan: Kraft Books Limited.
17th Annual African Conference on Rupturing Colonial Legacies: Colonialism and Decolonizations in Africa and the African Diaspora, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2017
Symposium on Postcolonial Education, University of Leeds, UK, 2016
Conference on Historical FictionAnglia Ruskin, Cambridge, UK, 2015
Workshop on New Routes, Old Roots, Modernity and Fascism, Anglia Ruskin University, UK, 2015
Writing South Now, Cambridge, UK, 2015