OYEWO, Segun Oyeleke

Department: The Performing Arts

RESEARCH INTERESTS OR COMMISSIONED PROJECTS

Completed (Starting with the latest)

  • Burnout and Stress reaction among Artistes in Nigeria and the USA
  • Functional Illiteracy in the theatre in the Universities in Nigeria.
  • Psychometamimesis: Drama and Theatre in the Management and   Intervention of Mental Disorder.

In progress (list)

  • The Theatre in Cultural Diplomacy in Nigeria: An Update.
  • The Art of Rehearsals and Performance: Conversation with Stage Managers in Nigerian theatre.
  • Theatre in a Nigerian University: Performing Arts at the University of Ilorin.

PUBLICATIONS:            

Home Based Publications 

Journal Articles                    

  1. Oyesoro, O. (1996): The Theatre and Leisure. Journal of Sports Management and Research. 2(2); 29-31,Published by Department of Physical and Health Education, University of Ilorin
  2. Oyesoro, O. (1999): Cultural Fusion or Unity in Diversity: The Theatre in Nigeria’s Cultural Diplomacy. The Performer: Ilorin Journal of the Performing Arts. 1 (1); 31-38, Published by Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin.

Chapters in Books

  1. Oyewo, S.O. (2013): The Traditional in the Contemporary: Cultural Festivals       and             Cultural Revival in Nigeria. In General Studies in the Humanities: Topical          Issues             Adekola, F.A. and R.I. Adebayo (eds.) 111-123 Ilorin: University of Ilorin

Creative Works:

  1. S.O. (2013) The Agenda In  Three Plays. 34-73 University of Ilorin, Performing Arts Creative Writers Series No 16. 2013
  2. Oyewo, S. (2013) Silence In Three Plays. 2-33 Ilorin: University of Ilorin Performing Arts Creative Writers Series No 16. 2013

Accepted Journal Article

  1. Oyewo, S.O. (2016): Psychometamimesis: Drama and theatre in the Therapeutic Intervention and Management of Mental Illness. The Performer: Ilorin Journal of the Performing Arts 18, Published by Department of the Performing Arts University of Ilorin.

National Publications

Journal Articles In-Print

  1. Oyewo, O, (2000): Theatre Management in Nigeria: Western Principles and Nigerian Realities. African Notes. Journal     of the Institute of African Studies,  xxiv (1& 2); 94-107, Ibadan: Institute of African Studies University of Ibadan.
  2. Oyewo, O. (2001): The Theatre in Nigeria’s Cultural Diplomacy: A Thematic Consideration. The Abuja Communicator.  1(1);  1-11, Abuja: Department of Theatre Arts University of Abuja.
  3. Oyewo,O. (2004): Appraisal of Nigeria’s Cultural Agreements and theTheatre. Humanities Review Journal 4; 31-40, Ile-Ife: Obafemi Awolowo University.
  4. Oyewo, S.O. (2016): Dance Entrepreneurship: Artistic Ancestry in the Development of Dance in Nigeria. Dance Journal of Nigeria. 3; 57-63, Benin City: Association of Dance Scholars and Practitioners of Nigeria.  

Chapters in Books In-Print

  1. Oyesoro, S.O. (1998): Zulu Sofola: Adaptations. In Zulu Sofola: Her Life and    Her Works  Mary E.M. Kolawole (ed.) 72-83. Ibadan : Caltop Publications Nigeria Limited.
  2. Oyewo, S.O. (2002): The Theatre in Nigeria’s Cultural Diplomacy: The Problem of Dialogue. In Theatre and Democracy in Nigeria Ahmed Yerima and Ayo Akinwale (eds.) 104-114. Ibadan : Kraft Books Limited.
  3. Oyewo, O. (2006): The Theatre in the Administration of Cultural Diplomacy in Nigeria. In An Encyclopedia of the Arts II(1); 51-61, Lagos: Faculty of Arts, Lagos State University. www.cardinetnigeria.com/lasu/
  4. Oyewo, O. (2006): Aesthetic Quality and Commercial Reality: The Product
  5. Element in Marketing the Theatre in Nigeria. In An Encyclopedia of the Arts. II(2); 174- 181, Lagos: Faculty of Arts Lagos State University.         cardinetnigeria.com/lasu/
  6. Oyewo, S.O. (2007) Drama Therapy: Handling Negative Feelings and Experiences in The Mirror Cracks and The Portraits by Ahmed Yerima. In Muse and Mimesis: Critical Perspectives on Ahmed Yerima’s Drama Gbemisola Adeoti (ed.) 321-332. Ibadan: Spectrum Books Ltd.

International Publications

Journal Articles In-Print

  1. Oyewo, Segun Oyeleke (2007): Throwing Stones into the Market: The Theatre and Cultural Diplomacy in Nigeria. IMISE Journal <Lo Straniero> 46: C12-C13, Oct 2007. Naples/Italy: Published by International Movement for the Interdisciplinary Study of Estrangement (I.M.I.S.E)
  2. Oyewo, Segun Oyeleke (2012): Gender in African Theatre: A Discourse of Female Aesthetics in Nigerian Theatre. West African Theatre and Performing Arts Journal (WATPAJO) 1 (2); 130-143, University of Ilorin, Nigeria. & University of Cape Coast, Ghana.
  3. S.O (2015): Museum Theatre in Nigeria. The International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (IJHCS). 2 (1): 519-536, Gafsa, Tunisia: Published by IJHCS  and University of Gafsa, Available online at http://ijhcschiefeditor.wix.com/ijhcs

Chapters in Books In-Print

  1. Oyewo, O. (2006): Primary and Secondary Orality in Nigerian Dance Art: A Study of Continuity and Change in Yoruba Traditional Dance. In Innovation and Reproduction in Black Cultures and Societies: A Comparative Dialogue and Lessons for the Future   Erhabor S. Idemudia (ed.) 1-12. Windhoek:  Published by University of Namibia. http://www.inst.at/trans/16Nr/08/3/Oyeleke16.htm
  2. Oyewo, S.O. (2008): Dance Choreography and Nollywood. In Africa through the eye of the video camera. Folake Ogunleye (ed.) 223-231 Manzani, Swaziland: Academic Publishers, University of Swaziland.
  3. Oyewo, S.O. (2014): Ritual in Drama and Theatre in Nigeria: Nollywood and the Spectacle of Rituals. In Dimensions of the new Nigerian Theatre: Critical essays in honour of Kola Oyewo   Ogundeji (ed.) 169-188 Rochester: Alpha Crownes Publishers. 
  4. Oyewo, S.O. (2017): The Working Dynamics in Directing an Opera for the Stage: Bode Omojola’s ‘Ode for a New Morning’ in Production. In Music and Social Dynamics in Nigeria. Religion and Society in Africa Bode Omojola (ed.) 177-187  Knut Hotler (General Editor). 3. NY: Peter Lang

Edited conference Proceedings

  1. Oyewo, O. (2006): Ibsen and Osofisan and the experimental: Links and Connections in the Nigerian/Norwegian Theatre. In ACTA Ibseniana: The Living Ibsen Proceedings- The 11th International Ibsen Conference, 21-27 August 2006  Frode eland, Kaja S. Mollerin, Jon Nygaard, Astrid Saether (eds) 551-556 Norway: Centre for Ibsen Studies, University of Oslo.

Accepted Chapter in Books  International

  1. Oyewo, S.O. (2017): Theories and Concepts of Management in Theatre Administration. In African Theatre: Studies in Theory and Criticism Ziky O. Kofoworola, Martin O. Owusu and AbdulRasheed A. Adeoye (eds) 451-462 Published by The Department of Theatre Studies, Methodist University College, Ghana and The Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin. Nigeria.
  2. Oyewo, S.O. (2017): Promotion, Development, and Preservation of Arts and Culture in Oyo State, Nigeria In African Theatre: Studies in Theory and Criticism Ziky O.Kofoworola, Martin O. Owusu and AbdulRasheed A. Adeoye (eds) 451-462 Published by The Department of Theatre Studies, Methodist University College, Ghana and The Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin. Nigeria.
  3. Oyewo, S.O. (2017): Pedagogy and Cultural Engagement as an Antidote to Diaspora Enstrangement In Africans and Globalization: Linguistic, Literary, and Technological Contents and Discontents. Akinloye Ojo , Karim Traore, and Oyinlola Longe (eds) 166-192. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.