The Wits School of Education PhD weekend presents Prof. Relebohile Moletsane, Professor and JL Dube Chair in Rural Education in the Faculty of Education, the University of KwaZulu-Natal. She will deliver a lecture entitled Challenges and Possibilities in Researching with people in Rural Contexts: Towards Generative Paradigms. She has extensive experience in teaching and research in the areas of curriculum studies and gender and education, HIV and AIDS Education and girlhood studies in Southern African contexts. Her methodological interests include the use of participatory visual methodologies in doing research and development work with marginalized groups. She is PI on a project which uses digital storytelling with teachers (Through the eyes of women teachers: Indigenous knowledge systems and teaching in rural schools in the age of AIDS) and a member of a research team on another project led by Claudia Mitchell (Digital voices of rural teachers: Participatory analysis - being a teacher in the age of AIDS - and social action). Moletsane has also published several articles and book chapters on using digital technology and digital storytelling in rural communities, including celphilms, short videos, and photo- documentaries and photo-narratives.