Joseph A. Mayaki

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Staff Name: Mr Joseph A. Mayaki

Phone: 08032533261


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Faculty: Faculty of Arts, Management and Social Sciences

Department: English

Position: Lecturer II


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Name:                                                  MAYAKI Joseph Ajagunmolu

Status:                                                             Assistant Lecturer

Date of birth:                                      4th May, 1984

Place of Birth:                                     New Bussa, Niger State

State of Origin:                                   Edo State

Nationality:                                         Nigerian

Sex:                                                     Male

Marital Status:                                     Married

No. of children:                                   2 (ages 2 and 0)

Contact Address:                                English Department, Edo University, Iyamho, Edo State

Permanent Home Address:                 23, Auchi-Igarra Road, Water Board, Auchi, Edo State

Phone number:                                    08032533261, 08150425515

Email:                                        ;

Research interest:                                Literature and mental health, digital health humanities,                                                                                 Scriptotherapy, Grief Psychology and Creativity

Date of first Appointment:                 12th April, 2016

Date of last Promotion:                       Nil

SCHOOLS ATTENDED                             QUALIFICATIONS                        DATES

University of Ibadan                                       PhD Literature (in view)                     2018

University of Ibadan                                       M.A. Literature                                   2013

University of Ibadan                                       B.A. English Arts                               2009

GDSS Karabonde, Kainji, Niger State             SSCE                                                            2003

Army Children School ‘B’, Kainji,                    FLSC                                               1997


Edo University Iyamho                                  2016 till date

Job scope:                                                        Teaching and Research

Position:                                                          Assistant Lecturer


ENG 111 Elementary English Syntax I

ENG 113 Introduction to Prose Fiction

ENG 115 Introduction to Writing

ENG 121 Elementary English Syntax II

ENG 112: English Phonetics and Phonology I

ENG 122 English Phonetics and Phonology II

ENG 114 Introduction to Poetry

ENG 124 Introduction to Oral Literature

ENG 215 Commonwealth Literature

ENG 224 Elizabethan Drama

ENG 316 African Prose Fiction

American Literature

GST 111 Communication in English 1

GST 122 Communication in English II


  • Departmental Course Adviser
  • Departmental Examination Officer
  • Member, Post UTME Committee 2015/2016
  • Member, Senate Committee on Course Curriculum Development 2015/2016
  • Member, Faculty Examination Committee 2015/2016
  • Member, Admissions/Clearance Committee 2016/2017
  • Member, University Media and Publicity Committee
  • Co-ordinator, the University’s Christian Students' Fellowship


Book Chapter

Mayaki J.A (2017) Social Vision in Niyi Osundare’s Mongane Wally Serote’s Selected Poems, accepted for publication for Pragmatics, Discourse and Society: A Festschrift for Akin Odebunmi, Department of English, University of Ibadan




Mayaki J.A (2017) The President’s Physician: An African Play. (A review)  In Journal of Bioethical Inquiry, Springer

Mayaki J.A (2017) The Female Face of Modern African Poetry: Ndlovu’s Example, under peer review at International Journal of African Literary and Comparative Studies, South Africa, Unisa Press

Mayaki J.A (2017) A Motherist Reading of Ndlovu’s Womb to the World: A Labour of Love,

 under peer review at Journal of International Women Studies, USA, Bridgewater State University Press


Niyi Osundare International Poetry Festival held at Trenchard Hall, University of Ibadan, from 26th to 27th May, 2015.

Pedagogy Workshop organized by Edo University Management held at the Senate Chamber of the University from 9th to 11th January, 2017.

Advanced Digital Awareness Programme for Tertiary Institution, a training workshop held at Edo University Iyamho on the 12th to 16th of July, 2017.

First Lagos Summer School in Digital Humanities (LSSDH-2017), an international workshop in Digital Humanities and Digital Scholarship held at the University of Lagos from 10th to 15th July, 2017.


Prof. E. B. Omobowale                                                                                                                       Department of English                      

University of Ibadan                                                                                                                                                                                                08035024246      

Prof. C.O. Agulanna                                                                                                                    Department of Philosophy                                                                                                              University of Ibadan                                                                                                                                                                                                         08150741481          

Dr. P.A. Amosun                                                                                                                                 Senior Lecturer                                                                                                                               Department of Teacher Education                                                                                                         University of Ibadan                                                                                                                                                            


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