Research Papers/Topics in English And Literary Studies

Migrancy and Diaspora Identities in Chika Unigwe's On Black Sisters' Street and Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah

One of the major challenges of postcolonial African literature has been its transnational shift in the age of globalization. Globalization with its attendant increase in migrations continues to witness an influx of human beings from diverse parts of the world into Europe and America. Predictably, the largest numbers are often from the less developed countries of the world. The outcome of these  movements has been transformations and integrations in different ways. It is on this premise t...

How to Perform a Literature Review with Free and Open Source Software

As it provides a firm foundation for advancing knowledge, a solid literature review is a critical feature of any academic investigation. Yet, there are several challenges in performing literature reviews including: i) lack of access to the literature because of costs, ii) fracturing of the literature into many sources, lack of access and comprehensive coverage in many databases and search engines, and iii) the use of proprietary software lock-in strategies for bibliographic software, which ca...