Dr. Taiwo E.F.

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Dr. Taiwo Folorunsho

Birth date: 1964-03-15

Senior Lecturer

Department of Classics

Faculty of Arts

University of Ibadan

Contact

Telephone number: +2347034586869 +2348023255750

E-Mail address: oyinkan01@yahoo.com

Education

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

  • University of Ibadan 1983-1986
  • University of Ibadan 1987-1988
  • University of Ibadan 1997-2002

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • B.A. (Hons) Classical Studies 1986
  • M.A. Classics 1990
  • M.Phil.
  • download CV

Experience

TEACHING EXPERIENCE AT UNIVERSITY LEVEL

  • Tutorial Assistant, GES 101 (Use of English) 1998
  • Teaching Assistant GES 101(Use of English) 1997-1999
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Classics ,University of Ibadan 1999 to Dec. 2001
  • Lecturer II January 2002 to Date

Interests

RESEARCH COMPLETED:

  • The portrayal of Roman social life-styles in Latin Literature (presented at CAN Seminar, 1988).
  • Protest Literature under the Roman Principate: A study of the Neronian Period.(Departmental Seminal, 1998).
  • Orality in Classical and Yoruba Satiric Poetry: A study of Juvenal satires; Niyi Osundare's waiting laughter, and Atari Ajanaku, Orin Ewuro.(Linguistics and African Languages seminar, 2000).
  • Images of Nature and Environment in Latin Literature (August, 2004).
  • Treatment and Style: an adaptation of Antigone of Sophocles by Osofisan in Tegonni (May.2005)

IN PROGRESS:

  • Themes of Roman Satire and the Poetry of Tekena Tamuno (Ph.D Thesis).

DISSERTATION & THESIS:

  • Taiwo, E.F. Quaestiones Petroniani, unpublished Long Essay, 1986.
  • Taiwo, E. F. The Classics and English Satire, M.A. 1988.
  • Taiwo, E. F., Dissidence Literature and the Tyranny of Nero. M. Phil. (2002)

Publications

  • Between Roman and English Satire; A satirico realistic appraisal, 2001,Vol.7, No 11 pp 50-64 CASTALIA, Journal of multicultural/Multidisciplinary studies
  • Nero's Prosopography; A view of the Ancients, Nigeria and the Classics, 1998. vol.3 No.1.pp 33-47.
  • Morality and Politics in Juvenal Satires and Tekena Tamuno's Poetry, Nigeria and the Classics, 1999, pp 61-75.

ACCEPTED FOR PUBLICATION:

  • Orality in Classical and Yoruba Satiric Poetry: A study of Juvenal Satires, Niyi Osundare, Waiting Laughters, Orin Ewuro, Atari Ajanaku, in Linguistics and African Languages, May 2001.

Awards

SCHOLARSHIPS, FELLOWHIPS AND PRIZES

  • Language prize(Latin) 1983/84
  • Leventis Scholarship for Postgraduate Studies 1998
  • University of Ibadan Teaching Assistantship Award 1997-1999

HONOURS, DISTINCTIONS AND MEMBERSHIP OF LEARNED SOCIETIES:

  • Member of Classical Association of Nigeria (CAN)
  • Member of FIEC (Federation of the Societies of Classical Studies

Other information

CONFERENCES ATTENDED WITH DATES:

  • International seminar on the Legacy of Frobenius: his studies and appreciation of African Art. University of Ibadan, September 2000.
  • Seminar in honour of Prof. O. Olatunji, Department of Linguistics and African Languages, July 2000.
  • African Conference 2004. Perspectives on Yoruba History and culture; at The University of Texas at Austin, USA.(March.2004)
  • ACCE Conference; on Communication and the Environment. University of Ibadan, August 2004.
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