Emmanuel Adedayo Adedun

Region of Study Africa  
Primary Country of Residence Nigeria  
Title Associate Professor  
Affiliation University of Lagos  
Email eaadedun@yahoo.co.uk  
Mailing Address Department of English
University of Lagos
Akoka, Yaba,
Lagos,
Nigeria  
Phone / Fax Number(s) +2348023414410  
Countries Of Specialization Nigeria, United States of America
 
Education University of Calabar
King's College, University of London  
Research Interests Sociolinguistics
Discourse Analysis
Variation Studies
Popular Culture
Film Studies
Translation Studies
Advertising  
Teaching Interests Language of Business Communication, Varieties of English, Lexicology, Semantics, Learning of English as Second Language, Nigerian English, Structure of Modern English, English Language in the Print Media  
Publications 1. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo and Atolagbe, Agnes Adebukunola (2011), ‘A Man in Whom I have Great Confidence: A Discourse Analysis of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s Farewell Speech’, Akademeia, 2, 1, University of Calgary, Canada. (Principal Researcher).

2. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2011), ‘Linguicism, Bilingualism and Language Attitudes of Nigerians: The Experience of a University Staff School”, (with Shodipe, Mojisola), Journal of Language, Literature and Cultural Studies, IV,1, pp. 121-134, Department of Foreign Languages, Military Technical Institute, Bucharest, Romania. (Principal Researcher).

3. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2011), ‘Variation and Language Engineering in Yoruba-English Code-Switching’ (with Shodipe, Mojisola), Nordic Journal of English Studies, 10, 1, pp.103-134, University of Gottenburg, Sweden. (Principal Researcher).

4. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo and Shodipe, Mojisola (2011), ‘Yoruba-English Bilingualism in Central Lagos, Nigeria’, Journal of African Cultural Studies, 23, 2, pp.121-132, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. United Kingdom. (Principal Researcher).

5. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘The Sociolinguistics of Nollywood Movies’, Journal of Global Analysis, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom, 1, 2, pp.111-138.

6. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘Figures of Rhetoric in the Language of Nigerian Christian Sermons’ (with Mekiliuwa, O. Olajumoke), Lwati: A Journal of Contemporary Research, 7, 4, University of Swaziland, Southern Africa, pp.71-81. (Principal Researcher).

7. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘Discourse Features and Patterns in Sermonic Texts: An Analysis of a Nigerian Pentecostal Christian Sermon’ (with Mekiliuwa, O. Olajumoke), ARC: The Journal of the Faculty of Religious Studies, McGill University, Canada, 38, pp.63-94. (Principal Researcher).

8. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘The Pragmatics of Christian Radio Advertisements in Lagos, Nigeria’, The Journal of International Social Research, 3, 14, Fall, University of Ordu, Turkey.pp.9-22

NATIONAL JOURNALS

9. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2011), “The Language Repertoire of Nollywood Movies”, Discourses and Interactions in Language and Literature, Augustine Uzoma Nwagbara (ed.). Lagos: Pumark Publishers. Pp.52-65.

10. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2011), ‘Face-Threatening Acts and Politeness Strategies in Nigerian Christian Sermons’ (with Mekiliuwa, O. Olajumoke.), Journal of Language and Literary Studies, 1, 1, Tai Solarin University of Education, Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, Nigeria. (Principal Researcher).

11. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘Cooperative Principles in a Nigerian Christian Sermon’ (with Mekiliuwa, O. Olajumoke.), Lagos Notes and Records: A Journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, 16, pp.110-125. (Principal Researcher).

12. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘A Cross-Generational Study of Code-Switching and Language Attrition in Central Lagos, Nigeria’ (with Shodipe, Mojisola), Journal of Research in National Development, 8, 2b, Federal University of Technology, Owerri, pp.279-296. (Principal Researcher).

13. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), ‘The Future of Nigerian English’, Eureka: A Journal of the Department of European Languages, University of Lagos, Nigeria, 2, 1, pp.27-54.

14. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2008), Nigerian English in Print Media Advertisements: Fact or Fiction? Journal of Language and Literary Studies (LARES), 16, 1&2, University of Lagos, Nigeria, pp.133-146.

15. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2007), ‘Children’s Comprehension of Written Advertisement Headlines’, Lagos Notes and Records: A Journal of the Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, XIII , Universty of Lagos, Nigeria, pp.64-80.

16. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2005), “Paradigms for Contrasting Code-Mixing and Code-Switching: A Systemic Linguistic Approach”, CALEL, 3, 1, University of Calabar, Nigeria, pp.133-157.

17. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2005), “Theme and Information Structures in Internet Advertising”, CALEL, 3, 2, University of Calabar, Nigeria, pp.128-145.


ARTICLES IN EDITED BOOKS – NATIONAL
18. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2012), ‘Vocabulary Development’ in Use of English: GST 105, Centre for General Studies, University of Lagos, University of Lagos Press, pp.170-188.

19. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo and Ade-Ademilua, Omobolanle (2011), ‘Planning and Managing Presentations in Research Seminars’, Research Manual for Postgraduate Students: A Publication of the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos, Ogundipe, Oluwatoyin; Obashoro-John, Oluwayemisi and Adedun, Adedayo (eds.). Lagos: Concept Publishers. (Principal Researcher).Pp.214-230.

20. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2007), ‘The Relevance of Advertising to the Teaching of English’, Daramola, Adeyemi & Olugasa, Olubukola (eds.), Literature and Language: A Drama of Life, Lagos: B Print, University of Lagos, Nigeria, PP.211-216.

21. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2006), “Literary Elements as Communicative Strategies in Advertising”, Ezeigbo, T.A. & Aribisala, K.A. (eds.) Literature, Language and National Consciousness: A Festschrift in Honour of Theo Vincent, Lagos: University of Lagos Press, Nigeria, pp.525-534.

22. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2005), “Carry Go”: A Sociolinguistic Study of the Language of Bus Conductors in Lagos - Nigeria”, Momoh, C.S. (ed), Integrative National Conference Vol. III (Inter-Group Tensions),Lagos: Faculty of Arts, University of Lagos, pp.209-225.


MONOGRAPH - NATIONAL

23. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2008), Slang as a ‘Dialect’: A Study of the Language of the Undergraduate Students of the University of Lagos, Nigeria: Faculty of Arts Monograph Series, 8, December, 34 pp.

24. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo and Shodipe Mojisola (2011), ‘Linguicism and Language Attitudes of Nigerians: The Experience of a University Staff School’, Faculty of Arts Monograph Series, 16, November. 50 pp. (Principal Researcher).

BOOKS - NATIONAL

25. Okoro, Oko and Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2012) (eds.), Use of English:GST105, Centre for General Studies, University of Lagos, University of Lagos Press.

26. Ogundipe, Oluwatoyin; Obashoro-John, Oluwayemisi and Adedun, Adedayo (eds.) (2011), Research Manual for Postgraduate Students: A Publication of the School of Postgraduate Studies, University of Lagos. Lagos: Concept Publishers.251pp.

27. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), The Use of English for Academic Purposes, Lagos: University of Lagos Press, Lagos, Nigeria, 480 pp.

28. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), Effective English for Business and Professional Communication, Lagos: Concept Publishers, Nigeria, 429 pp.

29. Adedun, Emmanuel Adedayo (2010), Principle of Debating and Public Presentation, Lagos: University of Lagos Press, 120 pp.
 
Keywords Discourse, Sociolinguistics, Applied English Linguistics, Nollywood, Popular Culture