Adeolu Ademoyo

Senior Lecturer


Adeolu Ademoyo is a senior lecturer in Yoruba language and culture.His research interests include: African Philosophy: Ethics, Epistemologyand Aesthetics, the locus of African Languages in delineatingmet-ethical concepts in African moral discourse, gender issues, and family and social structures.

Languages Spoken
English, Yoruba, Edo, German

Research Focus

  • Language and Ontology in Yoruba Thought
  • Yoruba Language Pedagogy
  • Open Access Online Yoruba
  • Yoruba Online Dictionary
  • Yoruba Language for Medical Purposes


“The Ontological Imperative For The New African Diaspora” in Isidore Okpewho and Nkiru Nzegwu (eds) New African Diaspora Bloomington, Indiana University Press, 2009

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