Patrick J. Ebewo is Professor and Head of the Department of Drama and Film Studies, Tshwane University of Technology, South Africa. He also taught at universities in Nigeria, Lesotho, Swaziland and Botswana. A Fellow (fta) of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners (NANTAP), his publications include Barbs: A Study of Satire in the Plays of Wole Soyinka (2002) and Ika Folklore: Oral Traditions of the Ika People of Nigeria (2005). He has also edited a number of books, including Africa and Beyond: Arts and Sustainable Development (2013), English Language and Literature: Cross-Cultural Currents (2008), and Na Le Uena: Anthology of Creative Writing in Lesotho (1995). Professor Ebewo is a member of many academic organisations, including the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR) and African Theatre Association (AfTA).