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First Name Bunmi
Last Name Oyinsan
Member Since April 15, 2022
Email olubunmioyinsan@gmail.com
Phone 647-286-0643
City Bowmanville
State ON
Country Canada
Pen Name Bunmi Oyinsan
Branch Affiliation Toronto
Website bunmioyinsan.com
Blog Sankofa Pan African Series
Twitter @bunmioyinsan.com
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/oyinsanbunmi/
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Bio . Bunmi Oyinsan has an MA from Saint Mary’s University, Halifax Nova Scotia and a Ph.D. from York University, Canada. Her background includes work as a creative writer, television script writer and film producer and dramatist. She has published novels for adults, one book for young adults. She has written illustrated books for children, several short stories in anthologies and literary journals, edited a collection of short stories for the Association of Nigerian Authors. She has also written and directed stage plays, and radio plays, and written and produced television dramas and serials. She is the producer and presenter of the Sankofa Pan African Series
Publications “MANSA MUSA: THE RICHEST MAN WHO EVER LIVED” Nurturing Minds Academy 2020 “THE ADVENTURES OF ANANSI AND SEWA: THE MISSING BLACK PANTHER” Nurturing Minds Academy 2020 “THE ADVENTURES OF ANANSI AND SEW SPIDER: RAINY DAY” Nurturing Minds Academy 2020 “VOICE OF A MASQUERADE: HIDDEN TRADITIONS OF ORATURE IN THE POETRY OF PHILLIS WHEATLEY” 2016 Obioma Nnaemeka, Jennifer Thorington Springer (Eds.), Unraveling Gender, Race & Diaspora “ORALITY, DOCUMENTARY, INTERTEXTUAL PERFORMANCE AND DISCURSIVE PRACTICES: A READING OF YE WONZ MAIBEL (DELUGE) 1997 BY SALEM MEKURIA” Journal of African Cinemas, Volume 8, Number 2 – 1 October 2016, pp. 199- 214 (16) 2016 “ORATURE AS A SITE FOR CIVIL CONTESTATION: FILM AND THE DECOLONIZATION OF SPACE AND PLACE” Tsisti Dangarembga’s Kare Kare Zvako (Mother’s Day) 2005 in Ebenezer Obadare (Ed.), The Handbook of Civil Society in Africa – NY: Springer “MOONLIT DREAMS” 2013 Maple Tree Literary Supplement – Issue #2, Summer 2009 “TOUCHING HOME” Maple Tree Literary Supplement. Issue #1, Spring 2009 “NO THOROUGHFARE” Maple Tree Literary Supplement. Issue# 3, Fall 2009 “PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH (PAR): AN APPROACH FOR IMPROVING BLACK WOMEN’S HEALTH IN RURAL AND REMOTE COMMUNITIES” Co-authored with Drs Wanda Thomas Bernard, Josephine Etowa and Barbara Clow in the Journal of Transcultural Nursing, Oct: 18(4):349-57 2007 “THREE WOMEN” Oracle Books 2006 “HER HORSEMAN'S WORD” Toyin Adewale Gabriel (Ed.), 16 Nigerian Women Writers –Berkeley, CA: Ishmael Reed 2005 “THE OTHER SIDE” Weekly Column on Gender and Development – Daily Times of Nigeria 199-2001 “HALIMA” Oracle Books 1999 “FABULOUS FOUR” 1999 “TREMBLING LEAVES” “EREWARI AND NWOKE” Oracle Books 1999 Oracle Books 1998 Toyin Adewale (Ed.), Breaking the Silence Oracle Books 1996 “EYE OF THE STORM” Lolapress 3, Germany 1995 “SILHOUETTE” Spectrum Books 1991 Media WRITER, PRODUCER AND DIRECTOR – “SANKOFA PAN AFRICAN SERIES” 2020 YouTube channel that explores Pan-African history and experiences WRITER, CO-CREATOR AND CO-PRODUCER – “THE BLACK JOURNAL” 2006 A TV Magazine in Development – Esjay Productions and CBC SCRIPT WRITER – “THE KINGMAKER” Feature film on political satire – Lufodo Productions 2003 SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “ADITULAYE” 2002 Feature Film on Abortion – Lagos TV SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “THE BOTTOM LINE” 2000 Short film - political satire funded by the United States Information Service (USIS) SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “WE THE PEOPLE” 1999 13-part TV Drama Serial funded by USIS SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “WHAT'S YOUR PRICE?” 1999 Short film funded by USIS CONTRIBUTING WRITER – “RAINBOW CITY” 1999 Long running radio play – African Radio Drama Association WRITER – “BOTTOM LINE” – National Arts Theatre – Lagos, Nigeria 1999 Radio Play – a United States Information Service Project RESEARCHER AND PRODUCER – “HANDS THAT ROCK THE NATION” 1998 John D. and Catherine T. Macarthur Foundation funded documentary SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “THE GOLDEN CAGE” 1996 Africa Independent TV (AIT) feature film SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “OMOYELE” 1995 Short film – Nigeria's entry for the Made for T.V. Film Festival “The Prix Futura” – Berlin, Germany SCRIPT WRITER AND PRODUCER – “OWURURO LOJO” 1995 A USAID Project: 26-part African drama series sponsored by the Society for Family Health CONTRIBUTING SCRIPT WRITER – “THE THIRD EYE” 1994 Long running TV Drama series – Nigerian Television Authority Network (NTAN) STAGE DIRECTOR – “HAVE YOU SEEN ZANDILE?” – Stage play for African theatre ensemble 2008 DIRECTOR – “THIS COULD BE OUR CHANCE”– Musical drama by Tom Wiess 2007 DIRECTOR – “THE PRODIGAL FATHER” – Staged reading of play by Edward Fenner 2007 PLAYWRIGHT – "ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL" – Stage play for various schools – Lagos, Nigeria 2003 PLAYWRIGHT/DIRECTOR – "NEVER AGAIN!" – Stage play – Kaduna, Nigeria 1999 PLAYWRIGHT – "BUILDING SITE" – National Arts Theatre – Lagos, Nigeria 1997
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