By Moses Darah
The Dean of Faculty of Education, Professor Emperor Kpangban will tomorrow Thursday, 17th January, 2019 deliver the 69th in the series of inaugural lectures of the Delta State University, Abraka.
The lecture titled ‘What’s this thing called teaching?’ will take place at the 1st 750 Auditorium, Site 3 by 11:00am. Emperor Kpankpan, a professor of curriculum and instruction attended the University of Ibadan where he obtained a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D).
A native of Okwagbe in Ughelli South Local Government Area of Delta State, Prof Kpangban is the 3rd Ughievwen professor to present inaugural lecture in DELSU after Profs Gọdini Gabriel Darah, ‘Udje song-poetry tradition of the Urhobo people and oral literature in Africa’ (19th) and Christopher Orido Orubu, ‘Rent-seeking behaviour process: A skeptical reflection on the possibility of a corruption kuznets curve’ (32nd).
As member of the Urhobo Studies Association (USA), he was instrumental to the successful completion of the 9-Year Basic Education Curriculum for Urhobo Language. The Udje dance troupes are expected to perform in honour of the renowned scholar at the reception immediately after the lecture that would be chaired by the Vice Chancellor, Prof Victor Peretomode.