Gbemisola Adeoti holds a PhD in English from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He worked as a Reporter/Researcher with The News Magazine, Lagos, before joining the English Department of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife, where he is currently a Professor. His areas of teaching and research interest include Dramatic Literature, Literary History, Literary Theory and Popular Culture.
He is the author of Naked Soles, Voices Offstage, Aesthetics of Adaptation in Contemporary Nigerian Drama and Nigerian Video Film in Yoruba. He co-edited (with Bjorn Beckman) Intellectuals and African Development: Pretension and Resistance in African Politics and (with Femi Osofisan) Playwriting in Nigeria Today.
Adeoti was a British Academy Visiting Fellow at the Workshop Theatre, School of English, University of Leeds, UK in 2008 and a 2009 Postdoctoral Fellow of the African Humanities Program.
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