Society & Culture

Lecture to look at ‘concept of ideal personality’

Athens, Ga. – The University of Georgia African Studies Institute will hold its fall lecture and open house Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. in Adinkra Hall on the fourth floor of Memorial Hall.

Ademola Dasylva, a professor of African literature and oral literature at the University of Ibadan in Nigeria, will discuss “Yoruba Omoluwabi and the Concept of the Ideal Personality.” Dasylva is director of the general studies program and coordinator of the Ibadan Cultural Studies Group as well as a poet, biographer, literary theorist and critic.

The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be provided. For more information on Dasylva, see For more information on the lecture, contact Akinloye Ojo, a UGA associate professor of comparative literature and director of the African Studies Institute, at