Dr.Eshiet, Ikotinyie James

Dr.Eshiet, Ikotinyie James

Senior Lecturer

Dr.Eshiet, Ikotinyie James

Senior Lecturer

COLLEGE: Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan College of Arts and Social Sciences

DEPARTMENT: Theatre Arts


RESEARCH INTERESTS: Dramatic Literature, Theory and Criticism

AFFILIATIONS/LINKAGES: Member, Society  of Nigerian Theatre Artists (SONTA)

BRIEF HISTORY: Dr. Eshiet, I. James holds a PhD in Theatre Arts from the prestigious Igbinedion University, Okada, in 2017. He bagged his B.A.(Theatre Arts,1992) and M.A. (Theatre Arts, 1997) at the University of Calabar and University of Ibadan respectively. He taught at the University of Ibadan on part time basis between 1997 and 2006. Presently, he is a Senior Lecturer as well as the current Acting Head of Department of Theatre Arts at Igbinedion University, Okada.

COURSES LECTURED: (Communication in English I (GST111),Communication in English(GST122), Traditional African Theatre(THA111),Introduction to Drama and Theatre(THA112),Basic Communication Theory (THA115),Introduction to Dramatic Literature Criticism(THA213),Basic Speech Arts and Acting Techniques(THA215), Modern African Drama and Theatre (THA311), Play Appreciation and Theatre Criticism (THA312), Dramatic Theory and Theatre Criticism(THA411), Advanced Acting (THA415), Advanced Dance and Music Theatre(THA419), Advanced Playwriting and Theatre Criticism (THA432), Voice and Speech(THA122), Arts of the Theatre(THA221), Principles of Broadcasting(THA225), Tjeatrw Workshop(THA228), Theatre in Africa: A Guided Field Study(THA321), Author Study(THA323),  Play-writing Techniques(THA342), Topics in Theatre Studies(THA421), Advanced Acting(THA425), Advanced Play-writing and Theatre Criticism(THA442), Dramatic/Literary Appreciation(THA703), Research Methodology(THA712), Theory and Criticism of the Theatre(THA801), Major Trends in Dramatic Literature (THA806), Theatre Criticism(THA901), Studies in Arts Education(THA902).


GOOGLE SCHOLAR: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=KNQM2AcAAAAj&hl=en



  • Ph.D
  • M.Sc
  • B.Sc