NAL holds 24th Annual Convocation and Investiture of New Fellows

  On Thursday 11th August 2022, families, friends, and associatesof the Nigeria Academy of Letters (NAL) from all over the world converged at the J. F Ade Ajayi Auditorium of the University of Lagos for the Academy’s 24th Annual Convocation and Investiture of new Fellows.  With the theme, Cultural Commonality in Nigeria Heterogeneity, the event provided a platform for worthy professors across the field of Humanities to be honoured as Fellows of the Academy. Delivering the convocation lecture titled, “The Republic of…

Professor Ope-Davies awarded Visiting Professorship Fellowship

Professor Tunde Ope-Davies of the Department of English and Director of the Centre for Digital Humanities, UNILAG has been awarded a 3-month Visiting Professorship Fellowship at the University of Hamburg, Germany. This fellowship, commencing May 2022, was awarded by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation as part of its Alumni Sponsorship and Network programmes. The Vice-Chancellor,…

Unilag Don awarded grant from the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Art Cultural Exchange Programme

Professor Adepeju Layiwola of the Department of Creative Arts, Faculty of Arts has won a research grant from the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Art Cultural Exchange Programme for a project titled “Telling Textile Tales”. This grant is part of the support programme to cultural institutions, artists, festivals and creative works between the Sub-Saharan African region and…

Dr. Ajiola Emerges Winner of 2021 Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis in African & Diaspora Studies

Dr. Felix Oludare Ajiola, a lecturer at the Department of History and Strategic Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Nigeria, has emerged the 1st place winner of the 2nd edition of the Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis in African & Diaspora Studies Award. The announcement was made on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, by Professor ‘Muyiwa Falaiye,…

IADS Set to Announce Winner of Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis Award, 2021

The Institute of African and Diaspora Studies (IADS), University of Lagos (UNILAG) is set to announce the winner of the 2nd edition of the Rahamon Bello Best PhD Thesis in African & Diaspora Studies Award. Date: Tuesday, November 30, 2021Time: 9:30 a.m.Venue: Board Room, J.P. Clark Building, beside Faculty of Arts, UNILAG A ceremony for…

Professor Ajíbóyè Delivers 16th Inaugural Lecture, November 3

Professor Ọládiípò Jacob Ajíbóyè of the Department of Linguistics, African & Asian Studies, Faculty of Arts will deliver the sixteenth (16th) Inaugural Lecture in the 2019/2020 Academic Session of the University of Lagos on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 4:00 p.m. at the J. F. Ade. Ajayi Auditorium, UNILAG, Akoka. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, will preside over the lecture…

LAGOS-ACC Graduate Conference in African Studies: Call for Abstracts

The Lagos African Cluster Centre (Lagos-ACC) cordially invites graduate students conducting research on themes relating to Africa to apply to participate in its first Graduate Conference at the University of Lagos. The Conference, with the theme:“Studying Contemporary Africa: Politics, Society and Decoloniality” aims to provide the following: critical peer driven feedback on a substantial piece…

Faculty of Arts Holds Maiden Distinguished Professor Lecture Series

The Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos (UNILAG) is billed to hold the maiden edition of its Distinguished Professor Lecture Series on Thursday, May 27, 2021, by 11:00 a.m. Lecturer: Distinguished Professor Jim Ijenwa Unah of the Department of PhilosophyTheme: Is it Leadership or Character?Special Guest of Honour: Professor Oluwatoyin T. Ogundipe, FAS, Vice-Chancellor, UNILAGChief…