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
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Title: Dr Mark Mutali Chetambe
Department:
Literature
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, Literature Department, P.O. Box 43844, Nairobi.
Web blog: www.mark.chetambe.com.
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Drama, Creative writing, Oral Literature, African literature
Research Interests:
Postcolonial studies, Gender studies

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Publications

Submitted for review to the Kenya Literature Bureau

  • Belling the Season and Other Stories (Co-written with Fredrick Shitubi)

Submitted for review to the East African Educational Publishers

  • Composition Writing for Secondary Schools
  • Senior Secondary School Literature (A textbook for the Zambia Syllabus)

Unpublished works

  • Scars (a novel)
  • In the Shadow of the Mukhuyu Tree (poetry collection)
  • Appreciating Poetry (textbook)
  • Island of Hope (School anthem for Friends School Kamusinga)

Critical literary essays published in The Literary Forum of the Sunday Standard paper

  • August 4, 2002: Writers Belong to the Street, Not the Palace
  • September 29, 2002: Wanted: A Radical Re-Think on Status of Literary Studies
  • June 15, 2003:  Why “General Mathenge” Has Made Ngugi a Literary Seer

Workshop Facilitation and paper presentation

  • 2017: “Animal as Racial Metaphor in Selected Plays of Trevor Rhone and Derek Walcott.” Presented at the Kenyatta University Postgraduate seminar.

  • 2016: “50 Years of Clementine’s Self-mutilation as the Badge of Colonial Alienation: A Reading of Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino”. A paper presented at a colloquium to mark 50 years after the publication of Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino, held at Kenyatta University.

  • 2016: “The Future of the Oral Narrative.” A paper presented at the national drama workshop at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu.

  • 2011: “Without Characters, There Can Be No Story: Tips on the Writing and Performance of the Oral Narrative”: Presented at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission workshop for drama teachers and trainers at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, Kenya.

  • 2010: “Beauty lies in the eyes of the audience: the seven aspects of the beauty of contemporary storytelling.” Presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers at the Moi International Sports Complex, Kasarani, Nairobi.

  • 2007: “Back to the Basics: Writing and performing the oral narrative”: Presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu.

  • 2006: “The Scripting and Presentation of the Oral Narrative”: A paper presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers in Mombasa, Kenya.

Consultancy and community service

  • Mark M. Chetambe,Ministry of Education,2006-2011,drama adjudication/workshop.

 

chairperson english

Dr. Purity. M. Nthiga
Chairperson
Department of Literature, Linguistics, and Foreign Languages


 

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