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Members Accomplishments

AATY members are prolific professionals who continue to make strides in their respective fields. This page is dedicated to a selection of their accomplishments.

Gabriel Ayọ̀ọlá

Dr. Gabriel Ayoola has accepted a position at the Department of AfroAmerican and African Studies, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor beginning this Fall 2020.

Olúṣẹ́gun Ṣóẹ̀tán 

Olúṣẹ́gun Ṣóẹ̀tán Publishes a journal article on Tunde Kelani's cinematic work. The article entitled, “The Dissident Auteur: Tunde Kelani and the Corporatization of Nollywood’s Economy” underscores the politics of cultural production in postcolonial Nigeria and the marginalization of auteur filmmakers who make films that curate African cultures. In critical terms, the article contextualizes the recent corporate “takeover” of the Nollywood industry by international sponsors and corporate agency and reimagines the long-term consequences of selective creative nurturing

                                 Read the article here 

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