Akinwumi, T.M: Publications


• 1981 ‘’ Persistence and Change in Yoruba Costume: A Case Study of Oyo,1850-1981’, M.A. Thesis, ABU Zaria.

• 1990 ‘’The Commemorative Phenomenon of Textile Use among the Yoruba: A Survey of Significance and Form’’ Ph.D Thesis, University of Ibadan.

Refereed Journal Articles

** Additional since my appointment in December 2004

F means Foreign/ Offshore

(1) Akinwumi, T.M (1979) ‘’Textile Designs’’ New Culture, Vol 1, No 7 pp.15-17

(2) Akinwumi, T.M. (1997) ‘’The Upo Fabric of Okun-Yoruba: Its Decline and Possible Renaissance’’ The Nigerian Field, Vol.62, pp. 101-112

(3) Akinwumi, T.M (1997) ‘’Provenance and the Significance of Propaganda Cloth in Nigeria Political Party Elections,1954-1983’’ , African Notes, Vol. 21, Nos 1&2, pp. 10-27.

(4) Akinwumi T.M. (1997-98) ‘’High Fashion in African Design Machine Embroidery: A Futuristic Model for the Lagos Garment Industry’’ USO: Nigeria Journal of Art, Vol 2, No 1&2, pp 53-63.

(5) Akinwumi,T.M. (2002) ‘’Art and Political Leadership: The Example of the Alake’’ Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 185-214. [Abstract]

(6) Akinwumi, T.M. (2003) ‘’Trade Secrets and their Gradual Erosion in Yoruba Textile Craft Industry’’ Journal of Cultural Studies, Vol 5 No. 1, pp. 87-103.

(7) Akinwumi, T.M (2003) ‘’Nigerian Fabrics of Political Events: The Shareholders and Twist of Fate in Historical Perspective’’ Lagos Historical Review, Vol. 3, pp 54-70.

(**8) Akinwumi, T.M. (2005) ‘’ Taboos and Control of Social Roles and Quality of Owo Ritual Textiles’’ Lagos Notes and Records, Vol. 11, 2005 , pp 26-43

(**9) Akinwumi,T.M. (2007) “Diffusion of Upo Funerary and Egungun Textile in Niger-Benue Conflunce Area’’ Lagos Historical Review, Vol. 7, pp. 134-159

(10) Akinwumi, T.M. and D Aremu (2007) ‘’Nok Terracotta Hairstyle Form and Its Symbolism: Lagos Notes and Records, vol. 13 pp. 119-136

( 11) Akinwumi, T.M And E Renee (2008) ‘’ Commemorative Textiles and Anglican Church History in Ondo, Nigeria’’, Textile Journal of Cloth and Culture, Vol 6, No 2, p. 156-175.(USA).

(12) Akinwumi, T.M. ‘’Orature as Sources for Evolution and Development of Cotton Growing and Weaving in Northern Yorubaland, Nigeria’’ History in Africa, Journal of Methods. (Accepted for Publication) (USA).

(13) Akinwumi T.M. 2006 “The State of Nigerian Traditional Linear Art at the End of the Twentieth Century: An Overview” Ela: Journal of African Studies (Accepted for publication).

Chapters in Books

(1) Akinwumi,T.M. (1999) ‘’Ifa and the Northern Factor in the Okun-Yoruba’s Choice of Red Burial Cloth Tradition’’ in Ayodeji Olukoju, Z.O. Apata and O. Akinwumi (eds), Northeast Yorubaland: Studies in the History and Culture of a Frontier Zone, Ibadan: Rex Charles, pp 90-108.

(2) Akinwumi, T.M (2003) ‘’Textile Craft Connection Among the Yoruba and their Neighbours in pre-Colonial Nigeria’’ in R.T. Akinyele (ed), Race, Ethnicity and Nation Building in Africa, Ibadan: Rex Charles pp 55-76

(3) Akinwumi T.M. (2005) ‘’Ero: A Celebration of Eldership in Indigo Cloth of Owo’’ in E. Renee and B. Agbaje- Williams (eds), Yoruba Religious Textiles. Ibadan :Book Builders, pp. 49-70

(4) Akinwumi,T.M (2006) “Oral Tradition and the Reconstruction of Yoruba Dress” in T. Falola and A. Genova (eds.) Yoruba Identity and Power Politics, Rochester: University of Rochester Press, pp. 49-73 (USA).

(5) Akinwumi ,T.M (2006)“ Interrogating Africa’s Past: Footwear among the Yoruba” in P.McNeil and G.Riello (eds.), Shoes: A History from Sandals to Sneakers. Oxford: Berg Press, pp. 182-195, 415, (U.K)

Akinwumi, T.M (2007) Its ITALIAN VERSION “Passato dell” Africa: La Scarpa e le popolazioni Yoruba della Nigeira” a cura di Giorgio Riello e Peter McNeil, Scarpe. Costabissara: Angelo Colla Editore

(6) Akinwumi ,T.M (2006) “From Building Conception to Building Utilization: The Case of Grillo’s Yabatech Art Complex” in P.C.Dike and P.Oyebola (eds.), Master of Masters Yusuf Grillo: His Life and Works Lagos: National Gallery of Art of Nigeria, pp. 156-161. 257

( 7) Akinwumi ,T.M (2008) “Saramaka Marks of Beauty and Literary Forms: Slavery Memories of West African Yoruba”, in N. Opoku – Agyemang, P.E. Lovejoy and D.V Trotman (eds), Africa and its Diaspora: History Memory and Literary Manifestations Trenton, NJ: African World Press, Inc., pp 105 – 121. (U.S.A

(8) Akinwumi ,T.M (2008) “Orature as Sources for Reconstructing Heroes’ Dress in Ancient Ile-Ife” in A. Oyebade (ed.)., Yoruba Fiction and Orature. Rochester: Rochester University Press, Chapter 12. In Press(USA)

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