OGUNSINA, Prof. James Adebisi




Adebisi . .
B.A, M.Phil, Ph. D; lecturer, administrator, Born: November 18,1944; married; No of Children: five; EDUCATION: University of lbadan, 1969-72; 1973-76; 1980-87; CAREER: Senior Yoruba Master, Oduduwa College, Ile-Ife, 1972-73; Teaching Asst,Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ibadan, 1974-76;Asst. Lecturer, Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of llorin, 1977-79; Lecturer II, 1979-81; Lecturer 1,1981-84; Senior Lecturer, 1984-91; Reader, 1991-94; Prof, of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of llorin, since 1994; Acting Head, Dept. of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, 1990-92; Head, Dept. of Linguistics & Nigerian Languages* 1999; Students' Registration Officer, Dept. of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of llorin, 1984-90; Department Representative on Language Laboratory Committee, 1985-87; Departmental Representative, Faculty of Arts Revenue Generating Committee, 1985-87; Coordinator, Departmental of Yoruba Studies, Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti, 1987-88; Departmental Adviser, Student's Societies, Dept. of Linguistics and Nigeria Languages, University of llorin, 1986-90; Departmental Postgraduate Coordinator, Dept. of Linguistics&Nigerian Languages, 1988-90; Faculty Representative to Senate, 1989-90; Substantive Member of Senate, 1990-92; Faculty Representative, Academic Planning & Curriculum Committee, 1993- 95; ch.. Management Committee on Language Laboratory, Faculty of Arts, University of llorin, 1999; External Examiner Yoruba, University of Lagos, 1988-91; Yoruba, University of lbadan, 1992-95; Yoruba, Federal College of Education, Kontagora, 1993-95; Yoruba, University of lbadan, 1999; Yoruba, University of Ado- Ekiti, 2000; member Egbe Akomolede Yoruba, 1976; Linguistic Association of Nigeria, 1977; West African Linguistic Society, 1978; Nigerian Association for African and Comparative Literature, 1978; Nigerian Folklore Society, 1982; Joint Consultative Committee on Primary Education Curriculum, Nigerian Educational Research Council, 1983; Britain-Nigeria Association, UK, 1996; Editorial Board. Obitun: Journal of the Faculty of Arts, Ondo State University, Ado-Ekiti, 1988; ch., Board of Governors, Odo-Otin Grammar School, Okuku, 1977-80;Yoruba Literature Curriculum Review Committee for Secondary Schools, Nigerian Educational Research Council, 1984; Yoruba Curriculum Review Committee for Teachers'Grade 11 Certificate. Nigerian Educational Research Council, 1986; National Sec, Yoruba Studies Association of Nigeria, 1986-2000; National President, 2000, Vice President, Full Gospel Business Men's Fellowship International, Olusogo Chapter, Ilorin, 1992; Publication: Akoyawo Alaye Lori O LeKu, University Press Ltd., Ibadan, 1981; The Development ofthe Yoruba Novel, 1930-75, Gofamint Press, Ibadan, 1992; "The Yoruba Novel and the Reading Public", in Faculty of Arts Foundation Day Studies in the Humanities, pp. 160-167,1977; "Akoyawo Alaye LoriJe Ng Logba Temi", in Yoruba Gbode, pp. 35-41,1979; "The Yoruba Historical Novel", in Odu: Journal of African Studies, 1980; "Ipati Iwe Iroyin Aye Atijo ko Ninu Lilireso Yoruba", in Yoruba Gbode, 1980; "Yoruba NGoke Agba", in Yoruba Gbode", 1981; "Paminku Obinrin: An Early Attempt at Yoruba Play writing in Nigeria Magazine, 1982; "The Life and Literary Works of Chief Oluwole Delano". In Honour of Prof. Ayo Bamgbose, 1990; "Colonialism and the Yoruba Writer", A Study of Udele's Igba Lode, Language in Nigeria, 1995; "A Decade of Undergraduate Research in Nigerian Languages at the University of llorin, in Research in Yoruba Language and Literature, OAU, Ile-Ife, 1997; '"The State of Yoruba Studies Today", in Journal of Centre of West African Studies, University of Birmingham, UK, 1997; "Concept of Women in Yoruba Proverbs", in Yoruba Ideas, 2000; etc; award: Best Teacher of the Year Prize, St.Andrew's College, Oyo, 1965; Postgraduate Scholarship Award, University of lbadan, 1973-76; Staff Development Award, University of Ilorin, 1980-81; Merit Award Winner, National Association of Okuku Students, 1993; Distinguished Scholar Award for Yoruba Written Literature, 1994; John Cadbury Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK, 1995-96; Marquis Who's Who in Entertainment New Providence, USA, 1999; off: Dept. of Linguistics and Nigerian Languages, University of Ilorin.
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