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Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa

Dr Akin Oyètádé

BA(Ife); DipLing, PhD(London)

Overview

Akin Oyètádé
Department of the Languages and Cultures of Africa

Senior Lecturer in Yoruba

Centre for Language Pedagogy

Member

Name:
Dr Akin Oyètádé
Email address:
Telephone:
020 7898 4378
Address:
SOAS, University of London
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Building:
Russell Square: College Buildings
Office No:
407
Office Hours:
Tuesdays 12:00-13:00/Thursdays 13:00-14:00

Teaching

Courses Taught
PhD Students supervised
  • Darryl Nel, The 'Tokoloshe' and cultural identity in post-Apartheid South Africa
  • Ying Cheng, The Dynamics of Theatre Practice in the ‘African’ Public Sphere: A Comparative Study of Nigerian and South African Drama since the 1970s

Research

Yorùbá in the Diaspora, language change in Krio in Sierra Leone

Expertise

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Available for
  • Radio
  • Briefings
  • Short Term Consultancy
  • Long Term Consultancy
  • TV
Regional Expertise
  • Africa
Country Expertise
  • Nigeria
  • Sierra Leone
Languages
  • Yoruba

Publications

Authored Books

Oyètádé, Akin and Òké, Yínká (2009) Yorùbá: Curriculum guide for Yorùbá. London: CILT, the National Centre for Languages.

Edited Books

Oyetade, Akin, ed. (2002) Journal of African Cultural Studies v.15 (1) Special Issue: "Everyday Life in Colonial Africa". Carfax Publishing, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 131.

Book Chapters

Oyètádé, B. Akíntúndé and Fashole-Luke, Victor (2008) 'Sierra Leone: Krio and the Quest for National Integration.' In: Simpson, Andrew, (ed.), Language and National Identity in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 122-140.

Simpson, Andrew and Oyètádé, B. Akíntúndé (2008) 'Nigeria: Ethno-linguistic Competition in the Giant of Africa.' In: Simpson, Andrew, (ed.), Language and National Identity in Africa. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 172-198.

Oyetade, Akin and Fashole-Luke, V. (2005) 'Representations of Civil War Violence in Sierra Leone Krio.' In: Muana, P. K. and Corcoran, C., (eds.), Representations of Violence: Art about the Sierra Leone Civil War. 21st Century African Youth Movement, Wisconsin Humanities Council & University of Wisconsin Anonymous Fund, pp. 91-100.

Oyetade, Benjamin (2004) 'The �Born-to-die'. Chapter 6.' In: Lawal, NS and Sadiku, MNO and Ade, P, (eds.), Understanding Yoruba Life and Culture. Africa World Press Inc. Trenton, NJ (USA), pp. 97-111.

Oyetade, Benjamin (2004) 'Body Beautification.' In: Lawal, NS and O., MN and Ade, P, (eds.), Understanding Yoruba Life and Culture. Africa World Press Inc. Trenton, NJ (USA), pp. 389-408.

Oyetade, Benjamin (2004) 'Diaspora: African communities in the United Kingdom.' In: M., P and Yankah, K, (eds.), African Folklore: An Encyclopedia. Routledge: New York/London. (USA/UK), pp. 84-85.

Oyetade, Akin (2004) 'The Enemy in the Belief System.' In: Lawal, N. S. and Sadiku, M. N. O. and Dopamu, A., (eds.), Understanding Yoruba Life & Culture. Africa World Press Inc., pp. 81-95.

Oyetade, Benjamin (2003) 'The phonetic interpretation of register: evidence from Yorùbá.' In: Local, J and Ogden, R and Temple, R, (eds.), Phonetic Interpretation: Papers in Laboratory Phonology VI. UNSPECIFIED, pp. 305-321.

Oyetade, Akin and Hayward, K. and Watkins, Justin (2003) 'The Phonetic Interpretation of Register: Evidence from Yoruba.' In: Local, J. and Ogden, R. and Temple, R., (eds.), Phonetic Interpretation. Papers in Laboratory Phonology IV. Cambridge University Press, pp. 305-321.

Oyetade, Benjamin (2000) 'The verb ''go'' in Akoko Yoruba.' In: H, eds, (ed.), Proceedings of the 2nd World Congress of African Linguistics. Rudiger Koppe, pp. 691-716.

Articles

Oyetade, Benjamin (1997) 'Some place-names in Akoko-land: an etymological inquiry.' African Languages and Cultures, 10, 2 . pp. 157-180.

Oyetade, Benjamin (1996) 'Strategies for retaining Yoruba identities in the diaspora.' Research in Yoruba Language and Literature, 5 . pp. 43-54.

Oyetade, Benjamin (1995) 'Comparative number words in five Akoko dialects and Edo with Standard Yoruba.' Afrikanistische Arbeitspapiere, 44 . pp. 51-96.

Other

Oyetade, Benjamin (2003) 'Ogunde, Hubert Adedeji b. 1916, Nigeria; d. 4 April 1990, London.' In: Encyclopedia of African Literature. Routledge Taylor & Francis. pp. 405-406.

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