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Nigerian Scholar Gets Appointment With Harvard, Yale Varsities On Igbo Language

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Nigerian Scholar Gets Appointment With Harvard, Yale Varsities On Igbo Language

A Nigerian lady, Amarachi Attamah, has announced her appointment as an Igbo language instructor at two prestigious universities in the United States, namely Harvard and Yale.

Amarachi shared her excitement on Facebook, expressing her joy at the prospect of teaching at both Harvard and Yale universities during the upcoming spring semester.

According to her, her role at Harvard University will involve contributing to the African Languages Program (ALP) in the Department of African and African American Studies.

The ALP at Harvard is recognized as one of the largest language programs globally, having successfully imparted knowledge in over 45 African languages.

In addition to her role at Harvard, Amarachi is also set to make an impact at Yale University as the Igbo language instructor in the Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) program, housed in the Yale Center for Language Study.

In her words;“I am excited to share the beginning of another incredible journey. This spring, I will be the Igbo language instructor in the African Languages Program (ALP), in the Department of African and African American Studies, Harvard University. The Harvard’s ALP is one of the largest language programs in the world having taught over 45 African languages.

“This spring, I am also the Igbo instructor in the Directed Independent Language Study (DILS) program at the Yale Center for Language Study, Yale University. Igbo instructor at two Ivy Leagues. Mụ bụ Amarachi. Chai!”

Hammed Tajudeen is a graduate of Osun State Polytechnic, Iree with Higher National Diploma (HND) in Mass Communication

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