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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

Visiting Research Professor/Artiste in Residence
Prof. Femi Osofisan

A world renowned Dramatist, poet, critic and former Director-General, National Theatre of Nigeria, Professor Osofisan is a Visiting Research Professor in the Institute. He is working on another stage adaptation of one of D. O. Fagunwa’s novels. .

Chief Typist
Mrs. F.O Olasehinde

Mrs. F.o Olasehinde is the chief typist of the Institute.



Artist in Residence
Olumide Okunmakinde Esq.

Olumide Okunmakinde is a Barrister & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria.
He is currently an Artist -in Residence, as a researcher in Yoruba traditional literary arts and Jurisprudence.
He is an expert in cultural interpretation of metaphysical symbolisms in Ifa (Yoruba) and Judeo-Christian religious worldviews.
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