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Dr O.I. Pogoson

Completed Research Works

  • Notes on an Unusual Anthropomorphic Palm Kernel Head Necklace from the Northcote W. Thomas Collection.
  • Northern Edo Bottletops: Evidence of Communal Art in the Thomas Collection.
  • Metal Head Ornaments in the Metal Art History of Northern Edo Land.
  • The Thomas Collection Factor in Benin Art History.

Research Works in Progress

  • The Preservation and Restitution of Cultural Heritage: The Nigerian Case.
  • Nigerian Painting before 1960.
  • Northern Edo Traditional Children’s Toys.
 

Prof O.O. Layiwola

Completed Research Works

  • Egungun in the Performing Arts of the Yoruba.
  • The Changing Phases of Gelede Performance at Ijio.
  • Stagecraft Philosophy in the Plays of Wole Soyinka.
  • Samuel Beckett and a New Theory of Tragic Drama.

Research Works in Progress

  • Epa Dance-Drama among a North-Eastern Yoruba Sub-Tribe.
  • The Role of Plastic Arts in the Theatrical Performances of West Africa.
  • A Study of Yeats’s Theatre and His Idea of a National Theatre.
  • A Book of Readings on Nigerian Drama.
  • Research Coordination (Nigeria), UNESCO/PEN International Research into Literature Written in Minority Languages.
 

Dr I.A. Jimoh

Research Works Completed

  • Acquisition, Preservation and Analytical Study of Arabic Manuscripts of Ibadan Authorship.
  • Arabic Source Material on Indigenous Medicine among Yoruba Muslim Clerics.
  • The Imamate in Ibadan.
  • Arguments and Counter-Arguments in Selected Works in Arabic by Nigerian Authors.
  • The State of Arabic Manuscripts in Nigeria.

Research Works in Progress

  • A Study of Scientific Writings by the Sokoto Jihad Leaders in the Arabic Collection of the University of Ibadan.
  • A Study of Features of Nigerian Qur’anic Manuscripts.
  • An Annotated Catalogue of Arabic Manuscripts in the Collection of the University of Ibadan (in Arabic).
  • Ajami Literary Works by Nigerian Scholars
 

Dr O. Olorunyomi

Completed Research Works

  • Mythopoesis and the Priestess of Esinmirin.
  • Of Classics, the Classical, and So-called Classical Music in Nigeria.

Research Works in Progress

  • Speaking in a Dead Tongue.
  • Empire and the Textual Other: Orality, Literacy and the Curator.
 

Dr C.O. Jegede

Completed Research Works

  • Shrines, Oath-Taking and Jurisprudence in Yoruba and Igbo Religions.
  • African Indigenous Religion and the Nigerian Democratization Process.
  • Traditional Treatment of Mental Health in Nigeria and Kenya.
  • Building Bridges: Models for Christian-Muslim Relations in Nigeria.
  • The Practice of Traditional Medicine.
 
 

Dr S. Olaoluwa

Completed Research Works

  • ‘There Was a Time’: Postcolonial Ecology and Mourning in Ngugi’s Wizard of the Crow, Carnegie Foundation, USA.
  • ‘The Being that Animates all Things’: Cannibalization, Simulation and the Animation of Oral Performance in Ngugi’s Wizard of the Crow, Carnegie Foundation, USA.
  • Travel Gone Awry: Cosmopolitan Love and Female Ordeals in Games Women Play, CODESRIA, Senegal.
  • Chinua Achebe Residential Research Group Project, University of Pretoria, South Africa

Research Works in Progress

  • Enchantments from the Wizard: Ngugi wa Thiong’o and the Postcolonial Imaginaries in Wizard of the Crow.
  • ‘It’s Climate Change… that’s Everywhere’: Post-Apartheid Condition and the Intersection of Ecology and Migration in Gordimer’s No Time Like the Present.
  • ‘Nobody Saw His Front, Nobody Saw His Back’: Trickster Phenomenon in Overlapping Cosmopolitanisms in Osuofia in London.
 

Dr K.M. Samuel

Completed Research Works

  • Musical Preference of Secondary School Students in Ibadan North Local Government Area.
  • Collection, Transcription and Analyses of Yoruba Folksongs for Educational Purposes.

Research Works in Progress

  • Intervention Research to Strengthen the Capacity of Musical Arts Educators in Teaching Practice in Oyo and Ibadan Post-Primary Schools.
  • Technologies of Some Yoruba Membranophonic and Idiophonic Instruments.
  • An Assessment of the Implementation of the Cultural and Creative Arts (CCA) Curriculum in Primary Schools in Ibadan North-West Local Government Area, Ibadan.
 

Dr T.K. Adekunle

Research Work in Progress

  • A Panorama of African Law: A Comprehensive Narrative of the Principles and Jurisprudence of African Law

Dr Molatokunbo Abiola Seun Olutayo

Research Works Completed

  • Paradigm Shift in Dramatic Rendition (Ita Omi-Oge). From Tradition to Modernity in Selected Communities in Nigeria.
  • Perceptions of Gender Disability and Marriage in Yoruba Society of south-Western Nigeria.
  • Social Protection and Women in the Informal Sector in Selected Rural Communities, Oyo State.
  • Post-2015 Agenda and Monolithic Academia in Nigeria A Need for a Paradigm Shift.
  • African Tattoo Tradition and the Masculine Turn in the Twenty-First Century. The Nigerian Experience.
  • Crossing Safe? The Security and Safety of Women at the Aflao and Seme Borders.

Research Works in Progress

  • Gender and the Labyrinth of Career in Higher Education in Ghana and Nigeria (DAAD).
  • Meaning and the Globalization of Hair in Nigeria.
  • Tradition versus Modernity and the Maternal Transition, of Pregnancy and Childhood in Yoruba Culture.
  • Gender, Sexuality and Civil Politics in Contemporary Southern Nigeria.
 

Dr K.A. Adeduntan

Research Work Completed

  • Truth, Nothing but the Performative Truth: Yoruba Radio Review of English Newspapers.

Research Works in Progress

  • Feedback FM, Babel FM: News Broadcast, Media Policy and Creation of Radio with an Ear.
  • The Public and the Dirty Linen: Aspects of the Grotesque in Public Display of Infirmities to Raise Funds.
 

Dr Sharon Adetutu Omotoso

Completed Research Works

  • Gender-Based Violence in Nigeria and Beyond
  • Political Communication in Africa
  • African Philosophy and Gender Studies in African Studies
  • Just War Theory from an African Womanist Perspective
  • When the Rains are (Un)stopped: African Feminism and Green Democracy
  • Gender and Hair Politics: An African Philosophical Analysis
  • Hairiness and Hairlessness: An African Feminist View of Poverty
  • On the Morality of enfranchising the African Diaspora
  • Political Communication and the Nigerian Democratic Experiment: Critical Insights from Yoruba Philosophy

Research Works in Progress

  • Feminist Readings of Political Communication in Africa
  • Black Hair: Intrigues and Complications
  • Gender Studies in Africa: Emerging and Imagined Trends
  • A Moral and Gender Analysis of King Sunny Ade’s Juju Music
  • Pluriversalism and Gender Studies Pedagogy in Africa
 

Mr B.U. Eluma

Completed Research Work

  • Early Warning Systems in Africa: An Overview, Case Study, and Evaluative Criteria
  • Research Work in Progress

    Joking Relationships among Taxi Drivers in Ibadan