University of Wisconsin–Madison

Tolu Akinwole

Tolu is currently a graduate student in the Department of African Cultural Studies where he taught The African Storyteller. He now teaches Elementary Yoruba.

LANGUAGES: Yoruba, Nigerian Pidgin

COUNTRY: Nigeria

EXPERTISE: Literary criticism, postcolonial discourse, social media-enabled cultural expressions, African language pedagogy

TOPICS: “Yoruba Perspective on Love and Marriage,” “Let’s Speak Yoruba,” “How Tortoise Broke His Shell: A Lesson about Commitment.”