Associate Professor / Reader
At the Foreign Languages department office
Appointment on Visitation important
Topic: AFRICANS AND BLACKNESS THROUGH THE LENS OF ARAB WRITERS
Description: The study is an attempt to critically analyse the discursive narratives on African and blackness by Arab authors. A number of essays have been written of this subject, these include, al-Jahiz (d. 868) Fakhr al-Sudan ‘alal-Bidan (The Glory of the blacks over the whites), Abu-l-Hassan al-Sirjani (d.circa 1077) Kita b. al-Bayad wa-l-Sawwad min Khasa’is hikam al-‘ibad fi na’t murid wal-murad (The Book of the White and Black form selected wisdom sayings of the Devout about the description of the Disciple and the Master and al-Suyyuti, Nuzhat al-‘umr fi l-tafidil bayna al-bid wa’l sud wa’l-sumr. These works will be analysed severally and collectively. The socio-political position of the black people as reflected in the works will be assessed.
|1.||Ph.D ((Arabic))||University of Ibadan||2007|
AMUNI OLAYINKA is a Associate Professor / Reader at the Department of Foreign Languages
AMUNI has a Ph.D in (Arabic) from University of Ibadan