Diedre L. Badejo

Selected Works

Nonfiction
A chapter in Connecting the Literacy Puzzle: Linking the Professional, Personal, and Social Perspectives, edited by Joanne Kilgour Dowdy and Sandra Golden (2012) reflecting my academic and cultural journey.
A penetrating work of literary and historical significance to the study and understanding of a major Yoruba female deity, Osun.
Written as social studies textbook that focuses on the contemporary African Union, a major global organization. The book explains its diverse functional committees and organs that are designed to address the complex challenges and opportunities of the vast African continent.
This chapter includes original Yoruba songs with translations that illustrate women's sense and expression of their authority and social responsibilities.

Authority and Discourse in Orin Odun Osun

This article is located in the book"Osun Across The Waters: A Yoruba Goddess in Africa and the Diaspora". Joseph M. Murphy and Mei Mei Sanford, (Editors). Bloomington: Indiana University Press. September 2001, 128-140.