Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.


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Department:
Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
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P.O Box 43844 Nairobi 00100, Kenya
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Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
creative writing, sociology of literature
Research Interests:
Creative writing; sociology of literature

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 Publications

  • The Whale Rider: A Guide. Jomo Kenyatta Foundation 2014. (Co-authored with Harriet Mugambi)

Papers Presented at International Conferences

  • 'Professional Imaginative Writing in Kenya from the 1990's to the Present: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities'. Paper presented at the Moi University 3rd Annual International Conference at the
  • Margaret Thatcher Library on 3rd August 2007. Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.
  • 'Coming Out' in the Borderlands: A Queer Reading of Diriye Osman's "Your Silence Will not Protect You." A paper presented at Free Unversity of Berlin, Department of English Philology, Graduate Students Colloquim on 14th November, 2013. Berlin.
  • 'Queer Borderlands: The Diasporic Imaginary in Diriye Osman's "Your Silence Will not Protect You". A paper presented at the First Conference on Researching African Literatures; Pwani University, Kilifi, Kenya. 13th December, 2014
  • "Language and Silences in Lesbian Narratives: the Case of Monica Arac de Nyeko's 'Jambula Tree'". A Paper Presented at the International Mother Language Day Conference at Kenyetta University (Kitui Campus) on February 22nd, 2019

Internal/External Thesis Examination and Other Academic Duties

  • October, 2018: Appointed internal examiner for Abubakar Salihu's MA thesis. Registration C50F/28134/14 "An Ecocritical Reading of subjectivity in Helon Habila's 'Oil on Water' and Kaine Agary's 'Yellow-Yellow'"
  • "Lesbian Dilemma in Confronting Hetersexual Hegemony in selected African Prose Fiction". Gitahi Wairimu Beth Reg. No: C50/33989/2015 (Ongoing)
  • 13th November 2017: Appointed staff mentor for the academic years 2017/2018 and 2018/2019.Seminars, Workshops and Training
  • Staff Mentors Seminar organized by the Kenyatta University Mentoring Programme on 26th January 2018

Professional affiliations

  • Member, Moi University Alumni
  • Member, Kenyatta University Alumni

Community Service

  • 2019- Present: Chairman Board of Management (B.O.M) Kamweli Secondary School
  • 2016-2019 Chairman Board of Management (B.O.M) Siakago Boys High School.
  • 2016-2019 Chairman Board of Management (B.O.M) Kamweli Secondary School.
  • 2014- 2016: Member of the Board of Management (B.O.M) Siakago Girls National School

chairperson english

Dr. Purity. M. Nthiga
Chairperson
Department of English & Linguistics


 

English News and Events

Presentation by a visiting scholar

On 19/07/2019, Dr. Danston Kahyana, a visiting scholar from Makerere University made a presentation to students of literature. The topic of the presentation was: Opportunities Available for Literature Students

LIST OF STUDENTS PRESENTING THEIR PROPOSAL AND PRE-PROPOSAL JUNE 2019

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PROPOSAL AND PREPROSAL PRESENTATIONS 19th AND 20TH JUNE 2019

This is to inform you that the proposal and pre-proposal presentations will be held on 19th and 20th June, 2019 from 9.00 a.m . List of the presenters will be...

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