Dr. Patrick Idoye
Office: PAC 212
Phone: (615) 963-5814
PhD. and MA in Theatre (Dramatic Theory and Criticism) from Florida State University.
B.A. (Honors) in Theatre University of Ibadan, Nigeria.
He has published more than a dozen theatre articles in refereed journals. Some of his published articles include Popular Theatre and Conscientization: The African Example, African Feminism Under Siege: A Review Essay-Go Tell It To Women, Femi Osofisan and the Search for Democratic Governance in Africa. Idoye is currently editing a collection of essays, to be published next summer, tentatively titled Readings In Africa Humanities.
Some of the plays he directed include-Oedipus Rex, A Raisin in the Sun, Funny House of A Negro, The Lion and the Jewel, Once In a Wife Time, Ma Rose, and The Devil and Daniel Webster.
In 1994, Idoye was granted the State of Tennessee Governor's Award for Outstanding Service. Idoye continues to do research in the field of African and African-American drama and Theatre.
Dr. Idoye has published two books in Theatre, Theatre and Social Change in Africa and Black Theatre and Social Commitment.