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FUO to Hold First Distinguished Public Lecture

June 26 @ 8:00 am - June 27 @ 5:00 pm

The University will play host to Karin Barber, Emeritus Professor of African Cultural Anthropology,

Professor Karin Barber

Fountain University, Osogbo inaugurates her DISTINGUISHED UNIVERSITY LECTURE SERIES. DATE. June 26, 2018. TIME: 11.00am. VENUE: FUO, Namadi Sambo Hall TITLE: African Cultures & Creative Innovations: Some Reflections on Yoruba Oral Poetry & Travelling Theatres in Osun State”. LECTURER: Emeritus Professor Karin BARBER, University of Birmingham.
In a statement issued by the Chairman Organizing Committee, Dr. Salman AbdSalam, the lecture is aimed at projecting the University to the outside world in the context of our authentic local cultural indices.
The Vice Chancellor of the institution, Professor Amidu Olalekan SANNI is the Chief host. Important guests, including royal fathers, FUO BOT members, National Exco of NASFAT, FUO Council members, and dignitaries from across the country are expected at the historic event
The guest lecturer, Prof. Karin Barber is a cultural anthropologist whose research interests span Yoruba culture, religion, oral, and written literature.


June 26 @ 8:00 am
June 27 @ 5:00 pm