Funso S. Afolayan

Associate Professor
Phone: (603) 862-3026
Office: History, Horton SSC Rm 408, Durham, NH 03824
Funso Afolayan

Education

  • Ph.D., African Studies, Obafemi Awolowo University
  • M.A., Internationl Relations&Affairs, Obafemi Awolowo University
  • B.A., History Teacher Education, Obafemi Awolowo University

Research Interests

  • African history
  • African religions
  • Atlantic history
  • World/non-Western history

Courses Taught

  • HIST 422: World History in Modern Era
  • HIST 444: Slavery and Society in Africa
  • HIST 483: History of World Religions
  • HIST 587: History Africa to 1870
  • HIST 588: Hist Mod Africa, 1870-present
  • HIST 797: Coll/Mod. African Colonialism
  • IA 701: Seminar

Selected Publications

Afolayan, F. S. (2016). Historiography and Methods of African History in Oxford Bibiliographies in African Studies. In Oxford Bibliographies in African Studies Online. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/OBO/9780199846733-0011

Afolayan, F. S. (2011). Women, politics, and society among the Ìgbomìnà-Yorùbá. In Obioma Nnaemeka and Chima J. Korieh (eds.), Shaping Our Struggles: Nigerian Women in History, Culture and Social Change, Trenton, NJ: African World Press, 2011, pp. 175-194. (pp. 175-194). Trenton, NJ: African World Press.

Afolayan, F. S. (2009). Religion and Politics in Colonial Nigeria: the Life and Career of Sir Walter Miller, 1872-1952. In J. Adekunle, ed., Religion in Politics: Secularism and National Integration in Modern Nigeria (pp. 37-66). Trenton, NJ: African World Press.

Afolayan, F. S. (2006). Politics, Ethnicity, and the Struggle for Autonomy and Democracy. In Yoruba Identity and Power Politics, Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press, 2006, edited by Toyin Falola and Ann Genova, 297-315 (pp. 297-315). Rochester, NY: Rochester University Press.

Afolayan, F. S. (2005). "African Historiography.” In Encyclopedia of African History. Vol. 2. Edited by Kevin Shillington, 626–633. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005.. In Encyclopedia of African History. Vol. 2. Edited by Kevin Shillington, 626–633. New York: Fitzroy Dearborn, 2005. (pp. 626-633). New York: Fitzroy Dearborn.

Afọlayan, F. S. (2004). Culture and Customs of South Africa. Greenwood Publishing Group.

Pemberton, J. I. I. I., & Afọlayan, F. S. (1996). Yoruba Sacred Kingship: 'A Power Like That of the Gods'. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution.