January 2016

Short biography

REMI RAJI is the pen name of Aderemi Raji-Oyelade, Nigerian poet, scholar, literary organiser, and cultural activist. His first collection of poems – A Harvest of Laughters (1997) – has won national and international recognition.

Publications

POETRY

A Harvest of Laughters. Ibadan: Kraftbooks. 1997; 2003; 2013.

Webs of Remembrance. Ibadan: Kraftbooks. 2001; 2015.

Shuttlesongs America: A Poetic Guided Tour. Ibadan: Bookcraft. 2001; 2003.

Lovesong for My Wasteland. Ibadan: Bookcraft, 2005.

Gather My Blood Rivers of Song. Ibadan: Diktaris, 2009.

Sea of My Mind. Ibadan: Kraftbooks, 2013.

 

CHAPTERS, JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOKS

Timeline

ACADEMIC SERVICES
 

2012 – 2015:
Dean, Faculty of Arts, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

2011 – 2012:
Head, Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

2009 – 2011:
Acting Head, Department of English, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

2008:
Organizing Committee Member, ALA 2008 (Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL/

2007:
Member of the Scientific Committee, First Colloquium of International Proverb Scholarship. Tavira, Portugal.