Log In

Heinrich Stephen Willemse Edit Profile

journalist , Humanities educator

Heinrich Stephen Willemse, South African Humanities educator, journalist. Avocations: gardening, mountaineering, video production and photography, reading. M C.

Background

Willemse, Heinrich Stephen was born on September 18, 1957 in Ladismith, South Africa. Son of Stephanus Jacobus and Catherine Dorothy (Samuels) Willemse.

Education

Bachelor, University Western Cape, 1978. Bachelor with honors, University Western Cape, 1979. Master of Arts, University Western Cape, 1984.

Doctor of Letters, University Western Cape, 1995. Master in Business Leadership, 2003.

Career

Junior lecturer, U. Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1981-1984;lecturer, U. Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1984-1986;senior lecturer, U. Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1987-1990;associate professor, U. Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa, 1991-1995;executive director, OLM Publications, since 1996. Chair National Language Project, Cape Town, South Africa, 1991-1994.

Achievements

  • Avocations: gardening, mountaineering, video production and photography, reading. M C.

Works

Membership

Special representative Congress of South African Writers, Athens, 1988. Secretary United Democratic Front, Kraafontein, South Africa, 1984. Special representative Writers Forum, Johannesburg, 1987.

Language specialist African National Congress, Johannesburg, 1990-1994. Trustee Youth Theatre, Cape Town, since 1990. Director Aardklop Arts Festival, since 2002.

Member Maatschappij Der Lettere, Afrikaans Literature Society (chair publications 1994-1996, chair National Language Project, Cape Town, South Africa, 1991-1994, Western Cape Cultural Commission, vice chairperson Welkom Trust), Shoma Endl.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, mountain climbing, video production and photography, reading.

Connections

Married Carol-Ann Patricia Mohamed, August 12, 1989.

father:
Stephanus Jacobus Willemse

mother:
Catherine Dorothy (Samuels) Willemse

spouse:
Carol-Ann Patricia Mohamed