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About the Institute of Cultural Studies (ICS)

The Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Institute of Cultural Studies was established in 1983, as successor of the defunct ....... Read More


Martin Aworinlewo Odeyemi Museum

Martin Aworinlewo Odeyemi museum of antiquities and contemporary African Art building donated by Chief Joshua Odeyemi....Read More


Events and News in and out of the Institute

Read updates and news of the Institute of Cultural Studies ranging from exhibition, seminars, cultural performance, festivals.........Read More

Staff of the Institute

Prof. Gbemisola Adeoti

The current Director of the Institute is Gbemisola Adeoti, a dramatist, poet and literary scholar. He is a Professor of Literature in English in the English Department of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife.
Tel: +234 - 8037061934

Artist Grade I /Ag. Curator, MAO Museum
Mr. Akin Adejuwon

Akin Adejuwon obtained his Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Arts from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He specialized in Design and Production of 2- D (Disney type) Cartoon Animation. His Master’s degree from Obafemi Awolowo University Ile- Ife is in African Art Studies. He is an Artist Grade I and currently the Acting Curator of the Institute’s Museum.
Tel: +234(0)8039445330

Artist in Residence
Chief Yemi Ogunyemi

Chief Yemi Ogunyemi retired as the General Manager, Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Oyo. A seasoned Broadcaster and former Presenter of the famous Yoruba quiz programme, E’nba l’aya, on NTA Ibadan, he is currently an Artiste in Residence at the Institute. His research focus is on Yoruba drum and music.

Artist Grade I
Mr. Awelewa Oladimeji

Mr. Oladimeji Awelewa, an Artist Grade I, holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Dramatic Arts, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife. He specialises in Technical Theatre and is currently in charge of technical matters in the Institute.
















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