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Dr Omigblue Bukola

Postcolonial Literature

Obafemi Awolowo University

Omigbule Bukola has BA, MA, and PhD degrees in Literature-in-English from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. He joined the university in 2011 and have since been teaching Literature-in-English courses in the university at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He also teaches a course on the use of english, which is a mandatory course for any student in any university in Nigeria by the National University Commission. My areas of research interest include myth-ritual studies, postcolonial African literature, and gender studies.

Omigbule has published a number of articles in such reputable journals as Journal of Literary Studies, English Academy Review: A Journal of English Studies, African Studies Quarterly, African Notes, Ife: Journal of the Institute of Cultural Studies, Journal of African Cultures and Languages, and the Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa among others. He has also contributed to books within and outside Nigeria among which are Psycho-Cultural Analysis of Folklore: In Memory of Prof. Alan Dundes, and Existentialism, Literature, and the Humanities in Africa: Essays in Honour of Professor Benedict Mobayode Ibitokun. He is an African Humanities Program (AHP) Fellow of the American Council of Learned Societies and an African Humanities Program Fellow in Residence at the University of Dar es Salam, Tanzania, in 2014 under the auspices of American Council of Learned Societies.

Finally, he has participated the African Humanities Program Manuscript Development Workshop of the American Council of Learned Societies in 2016 and the African Humanities Program Residency of the American Council of Learned Societies in 2017 which has been rescheduled to take place in the Fall of 2018 in Makerere University, Uganda.

Omigbule's hobbies are reading and ruminating over life. He is a lover of the happiness of others, and is married with children.