Oluchi Igili

Oluchi J.Igili trained as a theatre practitioner in Nigeria where she took her lower degrees. She is currently carrying out PhD research in Theatre Studies at the University of Amsterdam.
She is a member of the Amsterdam School of Cultural Analysis (ASCA) of the University of Amsterdam. Her research interests resonate with the utilitarian potency of drama/theatre for positive change in society. Her PhD research is with specific focus on legislative theatre.

Recent publications:
"Approach to Playwriting in a Time of Change in Nigeria: The Application of Post-Indiginist Realism". Nigerian Theatre Journal Vol. 17 Issue 2 2017: 46-63
"Youth Restiveness and its Future Implications for Commonwealth West Africa: A Study of Ahmed Yerima’s Hard Ground" Cameroon Journal of Studies in the Commonwealth (CJSC) Vol. 3 No1 March, 2016:10-37
"Performing Silence in Marriage: A Study of the Major Female Roles in Lorraine Hansberry’s A Raisin in the Sun" Akungba Journal of English Studies and Communications (AJESC) Vol. 3 No 1 April 2016: 107-125


Affiliate member
University of Amsterdam