Akinwumi olutola

AKINWUMI Olutola Olafisayo

Name in Full: AKINWUMI Olutola Olafisayo

Place and Date of Birth: Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State, 19th July, 19xx

Nationality: Nigeria           

Marital Status: Married

Permanent Home Address: 122, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti.

Present Postal Address: 122, Iworoko Road, Ado-Ekiti.

Telephone No:   08038270995



Qualifications (with dates):

FSLC Sijuwade Nursery&Primary School, Ile-Ife. (1988)

SSCE Senior School Certificate Examination. Nov./Dec.1995

B.A., M.A., M.Phil/Ph.D English Studies (Literature-in-English), Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. (2002, 2009, till date)

PGDE University of Ado-Ekiti, Ekiti State. (2010)


Research in Progress:

  1. a)On-going Research: Myth, History and the Postcolonial imagination in selected plays of Femi Osofisan
  2. b)Research Completed but not yet Published:Odetola O.O (2009): A Critical Analysis of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus; UniversityPress, Ile-Ife, Odetola O.O (2002):  Revolutionary Temper in the Contemporary African Novel. The Examples of Ngugi Wa Thiongo’s Petals of Blood and Ousmane Sembene’s God’s Bits of Wood; University Press, Ile-Ife and Akinwumi O.O (2011): The Influence of Parental Interaction on the Academic Performance of Adolescence in Irepodun/Ifelodun Local Government Area of Ekiti State; Ado-Ekiti.
  3. c)Manuscripts submitted for Publication:

Akinwumi, O.O. (2012): Class Struggle in Ousmane Sembene’sGod’s Bits of Wood.

Akinwumi, O.O.(2012): Ngugi Wa Thiong’o’s Petals of Blood as a Mirror of the African Revolution.

Akinwumi, O.O. (2013): The Image of Women in West African Literature.

Akinwumi, O.O. (2013): Narrating the Self in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Purple Hibiscus

Akinwumi, O.O. (2013): Locale in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’sPurple Hibiscus

Akinwumi, O. O. (2013): Allegory in Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’sPurple Hibiscus


Area of Specialization:          African Fiction, Dramatic Literature, Oral Literature and Feminism

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