Prof. Dr. Olufemi J. Abodunrin


Academic positionFull Professor
Research fieldsGeneral and Comparative Literature; Cultural Studies,African Studies
KeywordsAfrican and Black Literatures , and Theory

Current contact address

CountrySouth Africa
InstitutionUniversity of Limpopo

Host during sponsorship

Prof. Dr. Eckhard BreitingerInstitut für Afrika-Studien (IAS), Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth
Prof. Dr. Hilary DuffieldFachgruppe Anglistik: Englische Literaturwissenschaft und Anglophone Literaturen, Universität Bayreuth, Bayreuth
Start of initial sponsorship01/03/1995


1994Humboldt Research Fellowship Programme

Publications (partial selection)

2006Olufemi J. Abodunrin: Black African Literature in English 1991 - 2001. Mkuki na Nyota Publishers, 2006
2003Olufemi J. Abodunrin: The Dancing Masquerade. Dokun Publishing House, 2003
2002Olufemi J. Abodunrin: It Would Take Time - Conversation with Living Ancestors. Kraft Books Limited, 2002
2001Prof. Dr. Olufemi J. Abodunrin: Oratory in the tongue: Ken Saro-Wiwa's A Month and a Day and the writer in politics. In: Journal of Humanities, 2001, 43-60
2000Olufemi J. Abodunrin: Ayi Kwei Armah and the origins of the African diaspora. In: Journal of Humanities (Zomba), 2000, 63-98
2000Prof. Dr. Olufemi J. Abodunrin: Iconography of Order and Disorder, an introduction to an extract from his poem It Would Take Time: Conversations with Living-Ancestors. In: Stewart Brown, Kiss & Quarrel: Yoruba/Englisch Stratgies of mediation. Centre of West African Studies, 2000. 182-202
Olufemi J. Abodunrin: Critical Appreciation And Reception Of Black African Literature In English - 1991-2001.