News and Highlights
- 2012-11-07 : Tess Onwueme: Versatility, Multi-media Consciousness Are Ingredients Of Enduring Theatre Arts Practice
- 2011-12-21 : Tess Onwueme Receives an Exalted New Post
- 2011-03-11 : Now, Onwueme wants to go into film
- 2011-02-27 : The State Of My Art, Scholarship, By Onwueme
- 2011-02-23 : Global Letters’ medal for playwright Tess Onwueme
- 2011-02-09 : My work is larger than any female-centred ideology
- 2010-09-28 : Directors to showcase Onwueme's plays in India
- 2010-09-28 : Tess Onwueme's Shakara Staged In India
- 2010-02-16 : Dr. Tess Onwueme receives prestigious Fonlon-Nichols Award 2009
- 2009-12-16 : Dr. Tess Onwueme Receives Prestigious Award from African Literature Association
- 2008-12-16 : Literary and Publishing Legends Bag Awards at the 10th Anniversary of the Harlem Book Fair
- 2007-12-17 : BBC World Service Presents Tess Onwueme's SHAKARA
- 2007-06-15 : The Social Literary Critic, Embracing the African Perspective
- 2005-11-13 : Dancing her own dance
- 2005-10-24 : For Tess Onwueme, home is now a commercial street
- 2005-09-16 : Flying casket for the mother of a Nigerian-abroad?
- 2005-09-08 : My Mum was My Architect
- 2005-09-07 : Tess Onwueme to bury mum Sept 16
- 2005-09-04 : Tess Onwueme, leading dramatist, loses mum
- 2005-08-29 : Africa's best female dramatist loses mum
- 2005-08-28 : Conversation between the living and the dead
- 2005-08-26 : Tess Onwueme, leading dramatist, loses Mum
Osonye Tess Onwueme: Staging Women, Youth, Globalization, and Eco-literature
Host: The Vice Chancellor University of Abuja, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria
(November 11 - 14, 2009)
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On the extreme right of the photo are: Professor Bill Ashcroft, Professor Tess Onwueme (middle), and Professor John Hawley.
Dr. Tess Onwueme was appointed to the US Public Diplomacy Speaker Program by the US State Department in February/March 2007.
The appointment took the renowned author extensively all around India to present several keynote addresses, readings, and press interviews in such high profile venues as the India International Centre, Delhi, the Indian National School of Drama, Delhi, the J. Nehru University, the University of Calcutta, the University of Mumbai, the New Delhi University, etc.
Other professional engagements undertaken by Dr. Onwueme on behalf the US State Department Public Diplomacy Speaker Program included: Public lectures, press interviews, and stage readings arranged and coordinated by the US Embassy in the American Centre in the Northern, Eastern, and Western regions of India.
Professor Tess Onwueme served as the US State Department Guest of Honor, featured Speaker, and Cultural Facilitator in fifteen educational institutions in India North, East, and West.
Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen
Tess Onwueme’s play, Shakara: Dance-Hall Queen was staged at Purdue University, Calumet/Lafayette in the Spring of 2007.
BBC World Service Presents
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