Dr. Hilda Kebeya


Title/Qualifications: Ph. D
Department/Unit/Section: English and Linguistics
Contact Address: 43844- 00100
Position: Lecturer
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Tel:  Office+254-020-8710901 Ext. 4112
Area of Specialization: Sociolinguistics
Research Interests: African Languages, Languages in Contact, Sociolinguistics

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a). Articles in referred journals

  • Kebeya-Omondi, Hilda (2012). “Language and Ethnic Identity: More Perspectives from Africa.” International Journal of Linguistics. Vol. 4, No. 3, September 2012, pages 755-771. ISSN 1948-5425. Article is published in an online Journal by Macrothink Institute.
  • Kebeya, Hilda (2013). “Inter- and Intra-sentential Switching: Are they really Comparable?” International Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 5 March 2013, pages 225-233. ISSN 2220-8488. Publisher: Centre for Promoting ideas, USA.
  • Annah Kariuki, Fridah Erastus Kanana & Hilda Kebeya (2015). “The growth and Use of Sheng in advertisements in selected businesses in Kenya.” Journal of African Cultural Studies. Vol. 27, No. 2, June 2015, pages 229-246. ISSN 1369-6815. Publisher: Routledge- Taylor & Francis Group, UK.
  • Atemo Christine Nyong’a, Fridah Erastus Kanana & Hilda Kebeya (forthcoming). “The (Re) structuring and functions of an Emerging Sheng among Matatu crew in Kenya.” Manuscript ID 534159001 submitted to South African Journal of African Languages. ISSN: 0257-2117 for peer review in April 2015.
  • Kiprop Philip and Kebeya Hilda (2016) “Language and cross-cultural communication: lexical variation in the speech of initiated and uninitiated Tugen speakers.” Chemchemi International Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Kenyatta University in September 2016. ISBN 1563-1028. Volume 10, No. 2, pages 114- 127
  • Kebeya Hilda (2016). “Rethinking the official language policy: the case of East Africa and Southeast Asia.” International Journal of Education & Social Sciences. Vol. 3, No. 10, October 2016, pages 23-29. ISSN 2410-5171 (online) ISSN 2415-1246 (Print).

b). Papers in conference proceedings

  • Martin Makokha & Hilda Kebeya, (forthcoming). An Intra-dialectal analysis of Lukhayo: backwash effects on language teaching/learning. Manuscript submitted to Institute of African Studies, Kenyatta University in September 2016.

c). Books/ Chapters in Books/Modules

  • Hilda Kebeya, Miriam Osore, Pamella Ngugi & Charles Kebaya, (eds.) (2016) Language and Translation: theory, pedagogy and practice. Nsemia Inc. Publishers, Canada ( ISBN 978-1-926906-47-8.
  • Hilda Kebeya-Omondi & Fridah Kanana Erastus (2016). “Devolution of governance and linguistic (in) equalities in Kenya.” In Martin Pütz & Neele Mundt (eds.) Vanishing Languages in Context: Ideological, Attitudinal and Social Identity Perspectives. Peter Lang: Frankfurt. Pgs. 51-72. ISBN 978-3-631-67049-1
  • Hilda Kebeya-Omondi (2002). AEN 200: Introduction to Phonetics & Phonology. Module for Institute of Open Learning- Kenyatta University.
  • Hilda Kebeya- Omondi (2003) ENG 302: Second Language Learning. Module for Distance Learning Programmes- The Catholic University of Eastern Africa.

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