Hein Willemse

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Hein Willemse (1957-) [1]. Academic, writer and playwright.


Born 18 September 1957, Ladismith, Cape Province.

He taught in the Department of Afrikaans at the University of the Western Cape, a department he also headed. He left to join a marketing and communications company. From 2000 to 2009 Willemse served as head of the Department of Afrikaans at the University of Pretoria, South Africa. He is still professor of Afrikaans literature and media studies, teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Contribution to SA theatre, film, media and/or performance

He wrote some plays as student/lecturer which were performed by the Dramsoc UWC in the early 1980s. These include ***.


Wikipedia [2].

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