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Yohanna Joseph Waliya is a Nigerian digital poet, distant writer, novelist, playwright, winner of the Janusz Korczak Prize for Global South 2020, Electronic Literature Organization Research Fellow and UNESCO Janusz Korczak Fellow . He writes in English and French. Among his works are : La révolte de vie (play), Monde 2.0 (play), Hégémonie Disparue (novel), Quand l’Afrique se lèvera (novel), Homosalus (digital poetry), Momenta (digital poetry), @TinyKorczak (Twitterbot-poetry), Climatophosis (digital poetry) etc.. He’s also Graduate Assistant at the Department of Modern Languages and Translation Studies, University of Calabar as well as a M.A. French student at Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria. His research interests cover distant writing, Digital Poetry, Twitterbot-poetry, Twitterature, language discourse etc.


2011-2014: B.A. Modern Languages, University of Calabar.

2008-2010: B.A. Religion Studies, NationsUniversity

Other Publications

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Botification of the Twitterary Protest Poetry: @Protestitas’ Protestitas.” Hyperrhiz: New Media Cultures, no. 22, 2020. doi:10.20415/hyp/022.r07

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Digital Knowledge Integration (DKI): When Transhumanism (H+)
Meets Digital Humanities (DH)”. International Journal of Pedagogy, Innovation and New
Technologies (IJPINT) 7.1 (2020): 39-49. DOI:10.5604/01.3001.0014.4456

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Digital Activism & Botification of Janusz korczak’s Concepts
in “Twitterature.”” What would Korczak do?: Refections on Education, Well-being and Children’s Rights in the Times of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Ed. Odrowaz-Coates, Anna. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Akademii Pedagogiki Specjalnej, 2020. 21-40. UNESCO Janusz Korczak Chair’s book series

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Musicolinguistics: Deciphering the Nigerian Hip-Hop Music: Cryptolect.” Language, Discourse & Society (LD&S), 7.1 (2019): 43-57.

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph** and Wilson-Ama’Echefu, Karen M*. “Niger: Modern and Contemporary Performance Practice.” The SAGE International Encyclopaedia of Music and Culture. Ed. Janet Sturman. Thousand Oaks, SAGE Publications, Inc., 2019. 1585-1587. Doi: 10.4135/9781483317731.n521.

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. « « C’est tout bon ! » de Corinne Albaut comme poésie
numérique : Relation entre le texte et l’image ». Ndụñọde: Calabar Journal of the
Humanities 13.1 (2018): 126-141.

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. “Calabar lesbian cryptic languages.” Symbolic violence in socioeducational contexts. A post-colonial critique. Ed. Odrowaz-Coates A, et Goswami S. Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Akademii Pedagogiki Specjalnej, 2017. 112-126.

Waliya, Yohanna Joseph. « Contrastive study of the trend of metamorphosis of political
activism using theatre in the twentieth and twenty-first century. » International Journal of Pedagogy, Innovation and New Technologies (IJPINT) 4.1 (2017): 80-86. DOI:10.5604/01.3001.0010.4988


Short Novel (Ekang), Technolingualism and Multilingualism on The Web 3.0: A Case Study of the Usbek et Rica Blog


Digital Humanities Association of Nigeria (DHAN)

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