The actress who was named 2023 Global Artist in Residence at the University of Michigan resumes duty.
Actress Omowumi Dada has resumed duties as a lecturer at the University of Michigan. The award-winning actress was selected as the University of Michigan’s 2023 Global Artist in Residence.
Recall that Dada made the announcement via her Instagram page in a post on October 27.
I am absolutely honoured to be named the 2023 Global Artist in Residence at the African Studies Center (ASC) and the Department of Afro-American and African Studies (DAAS) of the University of Michigan, USA!
I’ll be working with DAAS language instructors to develop audio-visual materials for teaching African languages, while also engaging with the U-M campus community and local schools.
Can’t wait to share the beauty of the rich African culture and the incredible journey of Nollywood with everyone!
The programme is run by the University’s African Studies Center (ASC) and the Department of Afro-American and African Studies (DAAS).
On Tuesday, November 7, the actress shared a ‘day in her life’ video of herself as a lecturer at the school which has sparked reactions.
Stepping into my role as Professor Dada at the University of Michigan! Today, we dived into the captivating world of African stories and Nollywood, sparking thought-provoking conversations!
Brimming with excitement as I prepare to ignite a thirst for knowledge during my upcoming residency classes. Can’t wait to embrace the journey ahead!
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The Global Artist in Residence program was established through a Title VI grant from the U.S. Department of Education and administered by ASC and in collaboration with DAAS. The program will see the actress working with DAAS language instructors to develop audio-visual materials for teaching African languages and engaging with the broader University of Michigan (U-M) campus community.
A graduate of Creative Arts from the University of Lagos, Omowumi Dada has starred in movies and TV series like Oloture, Elesin Oba, Jemeji, and most recently, Madam KoiKoi.