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Faculty
Faculty

Bayo Omolola

Lecturer

  • World Languages & Cultures
  • College of Arts & Sciences

Education & Expertise

Education

African Languages

Ph.D.
University of South Africa, Pretoria
2014

Communication Arts

M.A.
University of Ibadan
1994

Yoruba Literature

M.A.
University of Ilorin
1988

Yoruba

B.A.
University of Ife (Now Obafemi Awolowo University)
1985

Expertise

Yoruba studies, African literature (oral and written), African culture, African journalism, African movies, African gender issues, human rights, African political rhetoric, and African diasporas

Academics

Academics

Yoruba I (YORU 001), Yoruba II (YORU 002), Yoruba III (YORU 003), & Yoruba IV (YORU 004) are the courses that I teach. They courses are to make students proficient in Yoruba language and culture and functional in society, careers and studies.

Research

Research

Specialty

Yoruba identity (Africa and diasporas), teaching African languages, African traditional military heroism, African rhetoric

Accomplishments

Accomplishments

President from 2017 to date, American Association of Teachers of Yoruba

Co-editor, The Journal of African Language Teachers' Association