A VISITING PROFESSOR FROM UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA IN AUSTRIA WITH PG LIT STUDENTS
LITERATURE STUDENTS TAKING A CREATIVE WRITERS WORKSHOP IN MARCH 2020
THE INTERUNIVERSITY DEBATES IN FRENCH
THE AUF TRAINING ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
IN SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS OF FRENCH
Japanese Cultural Festival
Japanese Club- KU
Japanese language learners at a cultural festival
Prof.Ralarala of Cape Peninsulla University, South Africa, The Dean SHSS, the Chairperson of LL&FL,Dr.Nthiga and seminar participants after the launch of a book on forensic Lings

Title/Qualifications: Dr/PHD
Department/Unit/Section:
Literature, Linguistics & Foreign Languages
Contact Address:
11970 00100 Nairobi
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Position:
Lecturer

Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=Eyc_r8wAAAAJ
ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0990-7568
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Area of Specialization: Postcolonial Studies, Creative Writing
Research Interests:
African literature and popular culture, Translation & Magazines

PUBLICATIONS

Books and Books Chapters

  • Muhia, M. & Macharia Mwangi. “Tranlation Aesthetics: Reading Texts and Contexts in Ngugi’s Caitaani Mutharaba-ini and Devil on the Cross.” In Language and Translation: Theory, Pedagogy & Practice. Eds Kebaya, Hilda, M. Osore, P. Ngugi and C. Kebaya. Nsaema Publishers, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-926906-47-8
  • Mwangi, Macharia. Et.al. Senior 4 Achievers Literature in English For Rwandan Schools. Kigali: East African Education Publishers, 2016. ISBN: 978-9966-56-182-4
  • Mwangi, Macharia. Et.al. Senior 1 Achievers English For Rwandan Schools. Kigali: East African Education Publishers, 2016. ISBN: 978-9966-56-166-4
  • “Basic Human Needs as Prerequisites for Peace.” Daisaku Ikenda and the African Voices for Peace. Eds Henry Indangasi and Masumi Odari. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau, 2009.
  • Topical English: A Revision Guide for K.C.S.E. Students, published by Top Achievers Educational Publishers. (2009).
  • A Comprehensive Students’ Guide to Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s The River Between. Self-published. (2008).

Other Publications

  • Reversed Dreams and Other Stories. Nairobi: Writers Association of Kenya, 1998.
  • “Homecoming.” Mwangaza: The University of Nairobi Students Journal. 5.2, 2001.
  • “Looking for Rhoda.” Perspectives: An Academic Journal for Daystar University. 1.1, 2008.
  • “Nyoyo Za Chuma.” Kurudi Nyumbani na Hadithi Zingine. Ed. Mwenda Mbatia. Nairobi: Focus Publishers, 2012.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

  • June 2017, All Africa House Fellowship Programme (AAHFP) Workshop. Presented a research paper: “Nexus/Busara and the Rise of Modern Kenyan Literature”
  • September, 2013:  East Africa at 50: A Celebration of Histories and Futures Conference, held at University of Nairobi. Presented a paper, “Mutiiri, Njaranda ya Miikarire: The Ritual Return to Kamiriithu”

CONFERENCES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED

Conferences Attended

  • August, 2014: International Conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century: “From Asmara 2000 to Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literature. Held at the Institute of African Studies, Kenyatta University. Acted as a session chair and rapporteur.
  • September, 2013:  East Africa at 50: A Celebration of Histories and Futures Conference

Workshops Attended

  • 2018: Training on the writing of modules for the Blended Module by the Digital School of Virtual and Online Learning, Kenyatta University.
  • June 2017: All Africa House Fellowship Programme (AAHFP) Workshop
  • April 2017: Small Magazines, Literary Networks and Self-Fashioning in Sub-Saharan Africa, Workshop, University of Cape Town.
  • 2014: Participant in a Grant Writing Workshop held at Kenyatta University
  • 2016: Awareness Training on ISO 9001:2015, Quality Management System (QMS) Standard at Kenyatta University

Seminars Attended

  • June, 2013: DAAD Sponsored Free University of Berlin – University of Cape Town – Kenyatta University “North-South Dialogue on Postcolonial Studies

chairperson english

Dr. Muhia John Mugo
Chairperson
Department of Literature, Linguistics, and Foreign Languages


 

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