Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi

Associate Professor of English


Yaw Adu-Gyamfi
Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi


  • Ph.D., University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • M.A., University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • (Cr.), Introduction to University Teaching, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
  • B.A., (Hons) (English/Law): University of Science and Technology (Ghana)

Courses Taught

  • African-American Literature
  • American Literature
  • World Literature
  • Literature and Composition
  • Grammar and Composition
  • DLP Engl. 102


“Orality in Writing: Its Cultural and Political Significance in Wole Soyinka's Ogun Abibiman.” Research in African Literatures 33.3 (Fall 2002): 104-124.
"Wole Soyinka's 'Dawn' and the Cults of Ogun." ARIEL: A Review of International English Literature 28. 4 (October 1997): 73-89.
“Double Writing: Strategy for Communicating Within and Between Cultures.” Paper presented at the Communicating Across Boundaries Conference. Saskatoon, Canada. September 24-26, 1999.
"Major Elements of African Culture, literature, and History." Lecture delivered at Lynchburg College. Lynchburg, VA., March 17, 2000.

Institutional Service
Founder and advisor to Association of Students of African Descent (ASAD) (1999-present)