Name: Kofoworola, E.O.
Status: Professor
Department: Performing Arts




His Publications are:


  1. Kofoworola, E.O. (1985), "Concepts and the changing Factors of Creative Developments in the Myths and Legends of the Nigerian Folklore", 1: pp 1 - 16.
  2. Kofoworola, E.O. (1988), "The Development of Hausa Performing Arts Before the Emergence of the Habe Dynasty", pp 69 - 77.
  3. Kofoworola, Ziky >O. (1992), "Towards the Development of the Nigerian Film Industry: The Need for Cultural Re-Orientation in the Film Policy", pp 205 - 216.
  4. Kofoworola, -Zikky (1995), "The Dramatic Art of Pierre Meunier", Journal of Contemporary Nigerian Life and Literature, III(II): pp 123 - 135.
  5. Kofoworola, Ziky .O. (2004), "Dance as reflection of cultural valves and practice: Case study of Nigeria dance forms", Journal of International Dance council (CID), pp 1 - 13.E.D. Kofoworola, Chinyelu, Tragedy of a Dona Juana: An introduction to the play -script titled, CHINYELU by Pierre Mevnier, Pace Publishers Ltd, Printed by ABU
    Press, Zaria, 1993.
  6. E.O. Kofoworola, "A critical Introduction to: the Praise Singers and other plays by Pierre Mevnier", Pace Publishers Printed by Gaskiya Press Zaria, 1993.
  7. E.O.Kofoworola, The Preface to the playscript titled, Barriers by Pierre Mevnier, Published by Pace Publishers and Printed by ABU Press Samar - Zaria 1993.
  8. E.O.Kofoworala, "Traditional Forms of Hausa Drama", in Yemi Ogunbiyi's edited Drama and Theatre in Nigeria; Nigeria Magazine, Lagos, IB8I pp IB4 -180.
  9. E.O.Kofoworola, Transformatory Impact of Contemporary Nigerian Economy on Aesthetics Traditions", in Femi Odekunle's edited, Mobilisation Human Resources, for National Development; National Workshop Proceedings, NASA, Zaria, 1981 pp 238-243.
  10. E.O.Kofoworola, "The Hausa Example", Uche Abalogu et al edited, Oral Poetry in Nigeria, Nigeria Magazine, Lagos, 1981 pp 290 - 308.
  11. E.D. Kofoworola, "The Question of Craftsmanship and Communication in Modern Drama and Theatre in Hausa". A Case - study of the plays of Umaru D. Katsina: A paper presented at Conference on Literature of Northern Nigeria; Organised by Departmentof English and Modern European Languages; Bayero University, Kano, August 1989.
  12. E.D.Kofoworola, Current Trends in Commonwealth Theatre: A post Commonwealth Theatre Laboratory Analysis; a paper presented at Departmental Seminar of Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies, ABD, Zaria 7th March, I99D.
  13. E.D. Kofoworola, Creative Arts in Culture and Society: The Nigerian   - American Studies Conference, Organised by the United States Information Service (USIS) in collaboration with University of JDS 24 - 25 May, 1990.
  14. E.O.Kofoworola, Theatre and Development: Towards a sustainable popular option - Framework, Issues and Methodology; a paper presented at SDNTA Conference, University of Benin, Dept of Theatre Arts. Benin, June 20 - 241995.
  15. E.O.Kofoworola, Knowing Pierre Mevnier, the Playwright through directional approach to his plays; A paper presented for a Seminar on the New Breed Nigerian playwrights CNCS/ ABU and space 2000, Zaria, March 1995.
  16. E.D. Kofoworola, Gani Ddutokun: His integrative Linkage of the Creative with the Performance Arts: being a Seminar paper at ABU Fine Arts Dept, Oct 1995.
  17. E.O.  Kofoworola  5 Frank Eguaroje:  Slavery: An African  Historical  -  Cultural Perspective; Wilberforce University International Conference in Slave Narratives, Oct -14-IB, 1999 Ohio State, USA.
  18. E.O.Kofoworola, Story Telling: Uses and Function within the African Context; Centre For African Studies, Ohio University, USA, June 2000.
  19. E.O.Kofoworola, The Use of Drama for Developmental Projects: the African Case Study; National Afro American Museum B Cultural Centre Conference, Ohio State, USA,August 2000.
  20. E.D.  Kofoworola,  Introductory  Lecture  on  the Workshop for African  Dances Presentation: Talk on Films B Video: A workshop organised by the Centre for African Studies, Ohio State and National Afro - American Museum and Cultural Studies,Columbus, June 2000.
  21. E.D, Kofoworola, Aesthetic Synthesis in the Creative Arts of Theatre and its Cultural determinants: A paper presented at seminar on African Art in Historical Perspectives; organised by Centre for Cultural Studies, University of Lagos; Dec I! - 15,1984.
  22. E.D. Kofoworola, The Audience in the Nigerian Theatre Productions; A paper presented at the Symposium on the Impact of Modern Theatre on the Nigerian Audience, organised by Centre For Cultural Studies, University of Lagos, Yaba - Lagos; in Celebration of Four Decades of Modern Theatre in Nigeria: 12 -17 January, 1986.
  23. E.D. Kofoworola, Nigerian Dances, Concepts, Forms and Functions, in the Past, Present and Future: A paper presented at National Symposium on Dance; Organised by National Council for Arts and Culture University of Ibadan: 7-11 July, 1986.
  24. E.D.Kofoworola, "Dramatic application of African Theatre and Drama as Communication Instrument For Mass Mobilization". A proposal for the Future Orientation and Utilisation of Drama / Theatre; A paper presented at the 4th Annual Conference of SONTA, Organised at Obafemi Awolowo University; He - Ife, 22 - 27 April, 1987.
  25. E.D. Kofoworola, Cultural Invasion and Search For National Identity: The Nigerian Case; a paper presented at the Symposium on occasion of 1988 National Cultural Festival of Arts and Culture; Kaduna Banquet Hall. State House, Kawo - Kaduna, Saturday IIth June, 1988.
  26. E.O. Kofoworola, Cultural Ideology and Nation Building; A case study of manifestations. Influences and Practice in the Northern Nigerian Contemporary Dramatic Literature and Theatre; A paper presented at SDNTA Conference, Centre For Cultural Studies, University of Lagos Yaba, 3-6 August, 1988.
  27. E.O.Kofoworola, "Folklore and the Dilemma of Religious Crisis in Nigeria; A Socio -Cultural Analysis", a paper presented at the Centre For Islamic and Christian Religious Studies, Birmingham, June 1989.
  28. E.O. Kofoworola, Issues on Inter - Cultural and Inter - relationship of the Art Forms in Nigeria; A paper presented at the Commonwealth Foundation in collaboration with Bharat Bhavan Cultural Centre at Bharat Bhavan Centre, Bhopal, India 15 - 3D June 1989.
  29. E.D. Kofoworola, "The Fusion of Concept and Practice, A Critical Reflection on the Directorial Approach in the Dramatisation of Queen Amina", Nigeria Magazine, No 142, Lagos, 1984 pp 78 - 9D.
  30. E.D. Kofoworola, Instrumental Functions of the Performing Arts in the Nigerian  Popular Culture; published in CIBIYA Studies in Nigerian Culture, Vol. 2 No I,CNCS/ABU Journal. 1987.
  31. Z.D. Kofoworola, "Aesthetics of Performance: An Exploration of Concepts in African Theatre". The Performer, llorin Journal of the Performing Arts; Vol. 6, 2004.
  32. Z.D.Kofoworola (2006): "Trends  in  the  Theory  and  Criticism   of  African   Drama".Nwanbueze's Guardian of the Cosmos as paradigm: published in The Performer llorin, Journal of the Performing Arts, Vol.8.
  33. E.O Kofoworola, The Dramatic Experience: A study of Theory of Integration in the Arts Forms: A paper presented at Departmental Seminar of the Centre for Nigerian Cultural Studies. ABU, Zaria. Feb. 23rd, 1983.
  34. • E.D.Kofoworola, Dance as Reflections of Cultural Values and Practice: A Case Study of Nigerian Dance Forms; a paper presented at the International Dance Council (CID) 17th World Congress on Dance Research at Island of Naxos, Greece, 22 - 2B Dct 2DD3.
  35. • E.D. Kofoworola, "From Mansions of Thought to those of Realities".  A discourse on Performance Theories and the National Question being a paper presented at SONTA Conference, University of Uyo, Uyo Nigeria 20D3.• Trends in the theory and Criticism of African Drama: Nwabuezes, Guardian of the Cosmos as paradigm, a paper presented at SONTA Conference University of Nigeria,Nsukka - Nigeria 2005.
  36. • E.O.Kofoworola. Cultural Identity and the Arts: An Exploration of the Positive and Negative Impact on Culture, a paper presented at the International Conference on Culture, Science and Sustainable Development in Africa, organised by the University -of Cape Coast Ghana and the University of llorin, llorin, Nigeria at Cape Coast Ghana,
    September 2DD9.
  37. • E.D. Kofoworoia and T.S Arinde; Employing Theatre Sacredness in the Religious Approach to Sustainable Development   a paper presented at the International Conference on Culture, Science and Sustainable Development in Africa, organised by the University of Cape Coast Ghana and the University of llorin, llorin, Nigeria at Cape Coast, Ghana, September 2009.

    1. • E.O. Kofoworola, "Hausa Performing Arts and the Emirs Court", a Ph.D. Thesis,-registered in the English / Drama Department of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria,1983.
    2. • E.D.Kofoworola, "A Comparative analysis of the Development of drama in Kaduna State and in Medieval and Early renaissance Europe" An M.A. Thesis registered in the English / Drama Department of Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, 1978.
    3.  • E.D. Kofoworola, "Oral and Literary Traditions in Some Nigerian Sub - Cultural- Groups" Soyinka Anniversary Publications, Vol. 2 Academic Publishers Ltd, Ibadan and DAU Press, He - Ife, 1985.
    4. • E.D. Kofoworola, "Scientific Factors in Concepts and Nature of the Nigerian Aesthetics Culture," Wole Soyinka Anniversary Publishers and DAD Press Ltd Vol. 2, He - Ife, 1985.
    5. • E.D.Kofoworola, Dance as a Reflection of Cultural Values and Practice: A case study of Nigerian Dance Forms: A paper published in the Conference Proceedings of International Dance Council (CID) 17" Congress on Dance Research at Island of Naxos, Greece 22 - 26, Dct 2Q03.