Dr. Ezekiel Olajimbiti

Universitätsallee 1, C5.023 
21335 Lüneburg  
+49 (0)4131 677-1420 / +49 (0)15157493852
ezekiel.olajimbiti@leuphana.de

Visiting scholar at the Insitute of English Studies

Vita

Education

PhD. University of Ibadan, Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics, 2017

M.A. University of Ibadan, (PhD Grade B+) Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics, 2012

B.A. University of Ado-Ekiti, (Second Class Honours, Upper Division) Sociolinguistics, 2008

Professional Appointments

2019-date       Lecturer, Department of English and Literary Studies Federal University Lokoja, Kogi State

2017-2019      Lecturer, Department of English, Elizade University, IlaraMokin, Ondo State

2017-2019      Examination Officer, Department of English, Elizade University                      

2016-2017      Teaching and Research Assistant, Postgraduate School/ Department of English, University of Ibadan, Oyo State

Publications

From the past five years:

Olajimbiti, E. O. and Lawal, A. O. The pragmatics of children’s representation in selected Yoruba proverbs. LWATI: Journal of Contemporary Research, 2021, 18(1), 75-85.

Oke, F. B. and *Olajimbiti, E. O. The Pragmatics of Promotional Features and DiscourseStrategies in Postgraduate School Prospectus in Nigeria. Crossroads: A Journal of English Studies, 2021, 32, 16-27.

Lawal, A. and* Olajimbiti, E. O. A Speech Act Analysis of Selected Marriage-related Yoruba Proverbs. Lokoja Journal of English and Literature, 2020, 1(1), 44-51.

Jolaoso, O. and *Olajimbiti, E. O. The Pragmatics of Concealment in Selected Interactions between Terminally-ill Patients and their Caregivers. International Journal of Language and Literary Studies, 2020, 2(3). 80-93.

Olajimbiti, E. O. The Pragmatics of Political Facebook Deception. In I. E. Chiluwa & S . A.Samiolenko (Eds.) Deception, Fake News, and Misinformation Online. IGI Global   Publishers. 2019, 308-325.

Olajimbiti, E. O. Discourse Representation of Nigerian Children’s Experience and Humour in Selected Comedy Shows  of Emmanuella. Red Feathers Journal, 2018, 9(2). 1-18.

Olajimbiti, E. O. Contexts and Strategies in the Expressions of Family Values in  Nollywood Movies. OBITUN: Journal of the Humanities, 2018, l(9), 129-139.

Olajimbiti, E. O. Wifehood (im)politeness in Negotiating Responsibility, Position and Solidarity in Ola Rotimi’s Our Husband Has Gone Mad Again. Yoruba Studies Review, 2018, 4(1), 161-181.

Olajimbiti, E. O.  Discourse Pattern, Contexts and Pragmatic Strategies of Selected Fraud Spam. Crossroad Journal of English Studies, 2018, 21(2), 53-63.  

Olajimbiti, E. O. Contexts and Proximisation Features in President Muhammadu Buhari’s Speech on Regional Security in West Africa. Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, 2017, 11(1), 135-152. 

Books

Dada, S. A and *Olajimbiti, E . O. The pragmatics of (Im)politeness in the Selected Political Online Interactions. In M. Ademilokun, P. Onanuga, F. Oamen, and B. Alfred. Critical Discourse Analysis and the Linguistics of Social Media Interaction. 211-225, 2021

Olajimbiti, E. O. Discourse Representations of Children’s Roles in Selected Nollywood Movies. Chapter 18. In A. Osunbade, et al. Pragmatics, Discourse and Society, 2021, 1, 353-380.

Olajimbiti, E. O. Interaction Patterns of Children Roles in Selected Nollywood Movies. In G. Ushie, I. Inyabri, A. Bim (Ed’s.) Language and Literary Studies in Society. 2021, 379-398.

Awards

  •  Ekiti State Government Scholarship Award 2008 for best performing undergraduates
  •  Ekiti State Government Scholarship Award 2013 for outstanding Postgraduates
  •  Prestigious University of Ibadan Postgraduate School, Scholar 2016-2017
  •  British Writing Training Award on Childhood Studies, (6 months), by British Council, at University of Ghana, Legon, 2019
  •  Alexander von Humboldt George Forster Postdoctoral Fellowship Award, by Alexander von Humboldt Foundation in Germany 2021-2023