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us: Irele, Abiola

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    • us: Irele, F. A. (Francis Abiola)
    • us: Irele, F. Abiola (Francis Abiola)
    • us: Irele, Francis Abiola
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Nigeria
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Ghana
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        (naf) England
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) France
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        (naf) Senegal
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        (naf) United States
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Ohio State University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Harvard University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Kwara State University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Ghana
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Ife
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of Ibadan
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) African Literature Association
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Modern Language Association of America
    • Gender

    • Associated Language

    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) African literature (French)
          (lcsh) Caribbean literature (French)
            (lcsh) Comparative literature
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Literature teachers
                (lcsh) French teachers
                  (lcsh) Authors
                    (lcsh) College administrators
                • Sources

                  • found: Author's Lectures africaines, 1969.
                  • found: In praise of alienation, 1987: t.p. (F. Abiola Irele, prof. of French, and Head, Dept. of Modern Languages [Univ. of Ibadan])
                  • found: Info. converted from 678, 2012-10-02 (b. 1936)
                  • found: Literature and ideology in Martinique, 1972: t.p. (F. A. Abiola)
                  • found: Louisiana State University, Program in Louisiana and Caribbean Studies website, 2007 conference information, Keynote speaker: Francis Abiola Irele, viewed Feb. 16, 2015 (from Nigeria; degree in English, Univ. College Ibadan; graduated in 1960 from Univ. of London; doctorate 1966, Univ. of Paris (Sorbonne); prof. of French at Univ. of Ibadan, served as head of Dept. of Modern Languages 1977-1980 and 1983-1987; held positions at Univ. of Lagos, the Univ. of Ghana, Legon, and the Univ. of Ife (now Obafemi Awolowo Univ.), Nigeria; prof. of African, French, and comparative literature at Ohio State Univ. 1987-2003; visiting prof., Univ. of Dakar, 1979-1980; overseas fellow, Churchill College, Univ. of Cambridge, 1999; Andrew Mellon visiting prof., Tulane Univ., fall 2001; pres., African Literature Assn., 1992-1993; has served on various committees of Modern Language Assn.)
                  • found: Abiola Irele (blog), The journeys of a scholar: Professor Abiola Irele leaves Harvard to head College of Humanities, Management and Social Sciences at Kwara State University..., Nov. 1, 2010, viewed Feb. 16, 2015 (was prof. of French and comparative literature, Harvard; pioneer provost of College of Humanities, Kwara State Univ.)
                • Change Notes

                  • 1981-08-24: new
                  • 2015-02-17: revised
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