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Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva

EMAIL: dasylvaus@gmail.com
PHONE: 08023504755
ADDRESS: Department Of English, University Of Ibadan
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Travelling, Reading and Watching Culture-Based Drama and Films
MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2019
POST HELD (NAL): N/A
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE: None



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria
SPECIALTIES: African Literature, Oral Poetics and Performance
APPOINTMENTS:
• October 2006- Professor of African literature, Oral Poetics & Performance, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.
• October 2003 – September 2006 Reader/Associate Professor, University of Ibadan, Nigeria
• Oct 1, 1998 – Sept.2003 Senior Lecturer
• June 1, 1995- September 1998 Lecturer I
• 1988-1995 Senior Lecturer, Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo, Nigeria
• 1984-1988 Assistant Lecturer, Oyo State College of Arts and Science, Ile-Ife

PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS
* Principal Investigator & Coordinator, University of Ibadan Cultural Heritage Museum Development Programme (A MacArthur Foundation funded project) 2009 – 2014
* Unit Head/Investigator of the E-Class project for ODL programmes and General Studies courses between 2011 and 2012 (a project funded by ETI/PHEA, South Africa).

COMMUNITY SERVICE
* Chairman, Conference Support Committee, University of Ibadan. (Aug.,2017)
* Member, University of Ibadan 5 Year- Strategic Plan. (2015 – 2020) Committee.
* Chairman, University of Ibadan Scholarly Publication and Global Access Committee, (2006 – 2010)
• Chairman, Editorial Board, The Premier Tower the official quarterly news magazine of the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. (2008 – 2011)
• Chairman, Faculty of Arts ICT Committee. (2006 – 2011)
• Board Member, University of Ibadan Information Technology and Media Services (ITeMS).
• Chairman, University of Ibadan Media Services Committee, a sub–Committee of ITeMS (2013-2014)
• Chairman, University of Ibadan Intra-Campus Transport Committee (ICTC, 2005 – 2011)
* Convener/Chairman, Panel ‘E’, Senior Staff Disciplinary Committee of Senate (2001 – 2011)
* Member, Editorial Board, Faculty of Arts Journal of Humanities.(2006 – 2009)

Biography

Professor Ademola Omobewaji Dasylva, FNAL (b. Oct. 15, 1952 – )
Professor of African literature, Oral poetics and Performance. A Fellow of Salzburg Seminar (2000), Session 374, Austria; and Fellow, Nigerian Academy of Letters (2019). He teaches African literature at the Department of English, University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He was Director of General Studies (GSP), University of Ibadan; former Dean, College of Humanities, Redeemer’s University, Ede; and former Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan. Scholarly publications include, Studies in Drama; Classificatory Paradigms in African Oral Narrative (monograph). He co-authored with Dr. (now Prof. Toyin Jegede), Studies in Poetry. His collection of poems, Songs of Ọ̀dámọlúgbẹ̀, won the 2006 ANA/Cadbury National Award for Poetry. Recipient, 2009 Distinguished Africanist Award for Research Excellence, University of Texas at Austin, USA, and 2019 recipient, Asante Award for Outstanding Research, University of Georgia, Athens, USA. He is widely published in local and international scholarly journals and books.

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