Mr Adekannbi G.O.

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Dr. Gill Oluwatosin Adekannbi

Birth date: 1969-11-12

Senior Lecturer

Department of Classics

Faculty of Arts

University of Ibadan


Telephone number: +2348029250816

E-Mail address: m[email protected]


University Education:

  • University of Ibadan - 1990-1994
  • University of Ibadan - 1995-1997


  • B.A. Classics Second Class (Upper Division) -1994, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
  • M.A. Classics -1997, University of Ibadan, Ibadan
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  • Re-enacting Oedipus Rex with Yoruba Witticism - To The Programme In Comparative Literature, UT at Austin, Texas, US. (2003)
  • Proverbs : A Potent Repository Of The Yoruba Culture - To The Center For African American Studies, UT at Austin, Texas, United States. (2003)
  • Africa: Teaching Mores With Taboos - To The Religious Studies Unit, UT at Austin, Texas, United states. (2003)
  • The plague of Superstitio. ?To the Faculty of Arts, University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana (2004)


Dissertation and Thesis:

  • Truth In Tacitus? Annals (B.A.) - 1994
  • The Athenian Democracy ? Its Paradox (M.A.) - 1997

Research (In progress):

  • Superstition in Classical and African (Yoruba) Belief System (PhD Thesis)


  • Democracy and the People Empowerment Part 1. Castalia, Ibadan Journal of Multicultural and Multidisciplinary Studies, Vol. 5/ii pp 90-97 2000
  • The Gloom and the Ray- Collection of Poems, Oputoru Books Ibadan, June 2002.
  • The Trend In Superstition- Nigeria And The Classics, Ibadan Journal of Classical and Related Studies, New Series Vol. 6, pp 33-43 2001READ ABSTRACT



  • MacArthur Foundation Research Grant - 2004
  • Visiting Research Scholar, University of Texas at Austin, Texas, United States - 2003
  • Leventis Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship - 1995/6
  • Leventis Foundation Undergraduate Scholarship -1992-1994

Honours, Distinctions and Membership of Learned Societies:

  • Member, Classical Association of Nigeria (CAN)


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