Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
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.
Sinda

Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Foreign Languages
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University P.O Box 43844 Nairobi
Position:
Lecturer

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Research Interests

  • Africa in Contemporary German Literature
  • Trauma and Literature
  • Memory and Literature
  • Genocide and Literary Witnessing
  • German as a Foreign Language
  • Multilingualism and Language policies in Africa and Europe

Publications

  • Ikobwa, James Meja. 2014. Geschichte und ‚Geschichten‘ in Uwe Timms Morenga. In: Mayanja, Shaban & Hamann, Eva (ed.). Schwerpunkte der DaF-Studiengänge und Germanistik im östlichen Afrika. Materialien Deutsch als Fremdsprache Band 91. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen. 43-60.
  • Augart, Julia & Ikobwa, Meja J. 2013. (Ost)afrikanische Germanistik: Entstehung und Entwicklung von Deutsch in Kenia. In: eDUSA 8 (1): 9-31.
  • Ikobwa, James Meja. 2012. David Hohl als Zeuge des Genozids in Ruanda in Lukas Bärfuss’ „Hundert Tage“. In: Jahrbuch für Internationale Germanistik. Reihe A: Kongressberichte. Bd. 108: 107-117.
  • Ikobwa, J.M. 2005.  Opinion Shaping in the Kenyan and German Press:  A Comparative Analysis of Political Caricature. In: Müller, Elisabeth & Bett, Ruth (ed.). Across Borders:  Benefiting from Cultural Differences.  Nairobi: DAAD Africa. 400-410.

Book Reviews

  • Martin Horváth: Mohr im Hemd oder Wie ich auszog, die Welt zu retten. Roman. München: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 2012. Ikobwa (2012): Book review for the Project Schreiben über Afrika. Goethe Institut, South Africa.
  • Wolfgang Herrndorf: Sand. Roman. Berlin: Rowohlt, 2011. Ikobwa (2012): Book review for the Project Schreiben über Afrika. Goethe Institut, South Africa.
  • Daniel Goetsch: Ben Kader. Roman. Zürich: Bilgerverlag, 2006. Ikobwa (2012). Book review for the Project Schreiben über Afrika. Goethe Institut, South Africa.

Selected Presentations at International Conferences

  • Language politics and policies in postcolonial Africa. Paper presented during the 1st international Workshop of the German-African Network of Alumni and Alumnae (ganaa) at the University of Leipzig, Germany. 4th – 7th February, 2008.
  • Das Projekt DaF an kenianischen Hochschulen: Wachstumshemmungen und Interventionen. Paper presented during the 2nd international Workshop of the German-African Network of Alumni and Alumnae (ganaa) at the University of Oran, Algeria. 10 – 15 October 2008.
  • Die Stellung der einheimischen Sprachen gegenüber Fremdsprachen in Kenia. Paper presented during the 3rd international Workshop of the German-African Network of Alumni and Alumnae (ganaa) at the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. 31 March – 4th April 2009.

 

 

 

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