Prof. Mobolanle Sotunsa

African Oral Literatures, African Women Writings, Literary Theories and African Literature

About Prof. Mobolanle Sotunsa

Biography

Mobolanle Sotunsa is a professor of  African Oral Literature  and Gender Studies at Babcock University, Nigeria. She was a visiting scholar at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS), University of London and a visiting professor/scholar in residence at the African Studies Institute, University of Georgia. Sotunsa served as the Head of Department of Languages and Literary Studies Department at Babcock University from 2006 to 2009. Sotunsa is the coordinator of Gender and African Studies Group, Babcock University (BUGAS). She is also the Director of Babcock University Centre for Open, Distance, and e-learning (BUCODeL).  
Mobolanle Sotunsa has authored (co)edited several volumes including Feminism and Gender Discourse: The African Experience; Women in Africa: Contexts, Rights, Hegemonies; Gender Culture and Development in Africa (Pan Africa University Press), Expressions of Indigenous and Local Knowledge in Africa, (Cambridge Publishing) Imagining Vernacular Histories: Essays in Honour of Toyin Falola (Rowman and Littlefield) among several other publications.

 

Area of Research

African Oral Literatures, African Women Writings, Literary Theories and African Literature