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Oladapo Ajayi Oladapo Ajayi
Oladapo Ajayi

Faculty of Languages & Literatures
Literatures in African Languages


Oladapo O. Ajayi is a PhD student at the Department of African Languages and Literature.
His current research project investigates “Fuji Music as Everyday Narratives in Yoruba
Society.” He obtained MA degree in Intercultural Anglophone Studies from Bayreuth
University, Germany in 2016 and a Bachelor in French at the Department of Foreign
Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria in 2010.

Education

October 2017 till date

PhD Student, University of Bayreuth, Department of African Languages and Literatures

May. 2013- April 2016

Masters of Arts in Intercultural Anglophone Studies (MAIS), University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany

Nov. 2005 – April.2010              

Bachelor of French, Department of Foreign Languages, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria.

Workshops, Summer School and Conferences

12th-14th, September 2017

Participant at the “Ife-Oxford International Early Career Workshop”, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria

June 2017

Paper Presentation “An Uncommon Preacher:  Contemporary Female singers and Yoruba Christian Identity Transformations” - A paper presented at a conference “Mediations of Religious Narratives, Representations and Performed Texts” funded by Humboldt Foundation held at the University of Bayreuth GW 1, Room K5. The 13th June 2017.

April 2017

Participant at the ‘Rural Future Lab’ and the G20 conference ‘Future of the Rural World. Innovation- Youth-Employment’ Berlin, Germany organized by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in cooperation with Engagement global, as well as the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ).

March 2017

35th AGGN Workshop “Intra-state conflict”, Bonn, Germany.

Oct. 2016

Conference participation “Thinking through Concepts/Thinking Through Data. Processes of Mediation and Pitfalls in Academic Dealings with African Lifeworlds", Bayreuth, Germany.

June 2016

Paper Presentation at the Post-Colonial Shakespeare and Transcultural Knowledge Workshop: “Yoruba Ifa Divination: Othello, Hamlet and Macbeth”. Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany.

June 2016

Participant at the African Good Governance Network (AGGN) Workshop, “Migration, Refugees & Diaspora”, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

April 2016

Speaker at a Workshop on Good Governance: “Follow the Money Initiative” organised by Model African Union (MAU) Conference, Bayreuth, Germany.

December 2015

Participant at the African Good Governance Network (AGGN) Workshop; “Governance and Participation”, Stuttgart, Germany.

June 2015

Paper Presentation at the 41st African Literature Association Annual Conference, “Gender in Motion: An analysis of St. Janet`s Blackberry”. Bayreuth

Documentary (Film)

February 2018                                     "Concepts on the Move - in-between past,                                                                            presences, absences and the future" A Film                                                                        project of the Working Group E, Academy of                                                                        Advanced African Studies, Bayreuth

Affiliations

August 2017                                        Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, Ile-                                                                           Ife, Nigeria.

October 2017                                      PhD Scholarship Award, Evangelisches                                                                               Studienwerk Viligst, Germany                              

April 2017                                           Senior Fellow at the African Good Governance                                                                    Network (AGGN) an initiative of the Deutscher                                                                    Akademische Austausch Dienst (DAAD) and                                                                      Arnold Bergstraesser Institut.

Oladapo Ajayi

Faculty of Languages & Literatures
Literatures in African Languages


Research Interests

South African Literatures, Postcolonial Literatures, African Science Fiction and Fantasy, South African Film.

Professional Bodies

Member of the Science Fiction Research Association.

PhD In progress

Oladapo Ajayi

Faculty of Languages & Literatures
Literatures in African Languages


Oladapo Ajayi
Phd Student

University of Bayreuth 
Literatures in African languages 
95440 Bayreuth 

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