Weidenhof House, the International House for postgraduate students at Stellenbosch, has good and bad news. The bad news is that Teresa David, House Administrator (HA) from Febr 2017, returned to Angola after completing her MTh in April 2019. She has married a Presbyterian Pastor, Baptista Panda, and will continue her PhD work from Luanda.
We welcome as new HA Idaresit Inyang from Nigeria. She has stayed in the house while doing her PhD and has returned after doing field research to complete her PhD. All of NetACT welcomes you back, Idaresit. Thank you for your willingness to help us!
Idaresit Inyang is a PhD student in the Department of Drama, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Her research interrogates the application of indigenous African oral narratives and cultural idioms in play-crafting targeting children’s education in Sub-Saharan Africa. She devotes a great deal of time in developing and devising children’s media materials suitable for cultural and moral education and has coordinated many creative arts programmes targeting young people. Her previous studies were in the areas of Drama and Theatre in Education and Indigenous Knowledge Resources where she holds a BA (Hons) and MA from the University of Uyo, Nigeria. She has made conference presentation in and out of Nigeria and divides her study time with writing songs, plays (for children), poems and short stories – some of which have been published and performed locally and internationally. Institutional affiliation: Department of Theatre Arts, University of Uyo, PMB 1017, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria; Department of Drama, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Stellenbosch University. Qualifications: BA, MA, PhD.
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