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Philip Adedotun Ogundeji

EMAIL: dotogundeji@gmail.com
PHONE: 08023469894
ADDRESS: Department of Linguistics and African Languages university of Ibadan, Ibadan
EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES: Gardening, Sports, Reading and cultural films.



MEMBERSHIP STATUS: Fellow
YEAR OF INDUCTION/ADMISSION:
2014
POST HELD: Ag. HOD ( 2000 – 2002), HOD ( 2006 – 2009) Department of Linguistics and African Languages; Dean faculty of Arts ( 2009 – 2011).
MEMBERSHIP OF COMMITTEE: Member of IWG, 2010 – 2015



INSTITUTIONAL AFFILIATION: University of Ibadan, Ibadan.
SPECIALTIES: Yoruba literature and culture; Semiotics.
APPOINTMENTS: Assistant Lecturer (1983 – 1984), Lecturer II (1985 – 1988), Lecturer I (1988 – 1992), Senior Lecturer ( 1992 – 1997), Professor (1997 – date)
PARTICIPATION IN GRANTS AND INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS/PROJECTS:
1. Member of a Three -man UNICEF/ Theatre arts Department Team Project assessor on Theatre For Development (TFD)/ Child Survival Programme (CSP). (2003)
2. Group Leader for translating ECOWAS document on Peace, Human Rights, Citizeneship, Social Health, Sustainable Development, and Social Integration.

COMMUNITY SERVICE:
1. Chief Usher Chapel of the Resurrection, university of Ibadan, (1992 – 1998).
2. Charman Odunjo Memorial Lectures Committee ( 2005 – 2017).
3. chairman, Advisory Committee on Culture to the Sir Laniwun and Lady Adunola Ajayi foudation (2007 – )
4 members of Panels E and F of the senior staff Disciplinary Committee (2013 – 2014)

Biography

I was born on 25 November, 1955 to late Pa Michael Adeyemi and late Madam Deborah Odunola Ogundeji, of Ketuketu Compound, Odookun, Kobomoje, Ibadan. I attended St. Lukes Demonstration School Molete, Ibadan for my elementary education ( 1961 – 1966) and Ibadan Christ Apostolic Grammar School, Aperin Oniyere, Ibadan for my secondary education (1969 – 1974). I did Higher school at Basic studies Department of The Polytechnic Ibadan (1974 – 19 76). I had my B. A., (1979), M. A. and PhD.(1988) degrees in Yoruba from the Department of Linguistics and African Languages, U.I. I served as teaching assistant in my department between 1981 and 1983, when I became an assistant lecturer and I rose to become a professor ther in 1997. I have benn teaching and researching into Yoruba Literature (oral and written, and especially drama) and culture..

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