Rantimi Jays Julius-Adeoye

Rantimi Jays Julius-Adeoye

He studied for his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts in Theatre Arts at University of Ibadan, Nigeria, and obtained his PhD from Leiden University, Netherlands. Prior to joining RUN, he was a Lecturer in film at Lagos State University School of Communication (LASUSOC), Lagos, Nigeria. He has been a research fellow at the African Studies Center of Leiden, examining the representation of the Nigerian-Biafran civil war in literature from Nigeria as a way of historical documentation. He has published more than a dozen articles on radio, stand-up comedy, drama and film as public art forms in Nigeria, touching on themes such as the role of art in mass mobilization and the pressures of globalization.