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

Joshua-ItumoTitle/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section:
Department of English & Linguistics
Contact Address:
P.O. Box, 43844-00100,Nairobi-Kenya
Mobile:
+254729304904
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Position: 
Lecturer

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Research Interests

  • Acoustic Analysis, Sociophonetics, Phonetics and Phonology, World Englishes, Sociolinguistics, Forensic Linguistics, Computational Linguistics, Linguistic Research Methods.

Publications

  • Itumo, J. M., Nandelenga, H. S  & Maroko, G. M.(2018).  Different Voicing Patterns between British English and Kenyan English Plosives. The University of Nairobi Journal of Language and Linguistics, Vol. 7 (2018), 1-22
  • Itumo, J. M., Maroko, G. M., & Nandelenga, H.S (2017). The Kenyan English Monophthongs: An Element Theory Approach. Journal of Applied Linguistics and Language Research Volume 4, Issue 3, 2017, pp. 131-149. Available online at www.jallr.com ISSN: 2376-760X
  • Itumo, J.M & Buregeya Alfred: An Acoustic Analysis of the Non-Ethnically Marked Kenyan English Vowels. Nairobi University Journal of Linguistics (Paper accepted for publication)

Training and Conferences

  • Committee Member and Panelist: International Mother Language Day Celebrations and Conference. Kenyatta University-Kitui Campus. February 2Oth to 23rd.
  • Conference Paper Presentation: Dr. Itumo, J. M and Prof. Kioko, A. N: Kikamba Vocative Prosody: An Element Theory Based Approach.: International Mother Language Day Celebrations and Conference. Kenyatta University-Kitui Campus. February 2Oth to 23rd
  • Conference Paper Presentation: Dr. Itumo, J. M : Vocative Prosody in a Tri-Glossic Context : International Mother Language Day Celebrations and Conference. Kenyatta University-Kitui Campus. February 2Oth to 23rd.
  • United States International University (USIU) and Michigan State University (MSU) Workshop on Documenting Endangered and Threatened East African Languages (From 23rd – 7-2018 to 23th -7-2018 at USIU campus)
  • Field Work in Tanzania- Tanga on Documenting Daiso, an Endangered and Threatened East African Language (From 4th – 8-2018 to 9th -8-2018)
  • KU-Scientific Paper Writing Training Workshop. Organised by Research Dissemination and Uptake (October 2017)
  • KU-Elsevier Publishing Connect Workshop: Author Workshop for Young KU Researchers/ Scholars. Organised by Division of Research, Innovation and Outreach (RIO) (May 2017).
  • Itumo Joshua: Acrolectal Kenyan English monophthongs: an Element theory 11 a.m. English Resource Centre (September 2016)
  • Itumo Joshua & Kebeya Hilda: Towards the Teaching of Kenyan English Accent in Kenyan Schools. The 2nd ASELER International Conference in English Language Education. Theme: Shifting Paradigms in English Language Teaching (ELT) and Language Teacher Education (LTE) in Diverse Environments (Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya 27th-30th Oct. 2015)
  • Kebeya Hilda and Itumo Joshua: Language learning and Culture: Some lessons for Teachers of English in ESL Classrooms. The 2nd ASELER International Conference in English Language Education. Theme: Shifting Paradigms in English Language Teaching (ELT) and Language Teacher Education (LTE) in Diverse Environments. (Sirikwa Hotel, Eldoret, Kenya 27th-30th Oct. 2015)
  • Online teaching on the Kenyatta university E-platforms (Kenyatta University: June 2015).
  • Third training session on Turn-it-in Anti-plagiarism Software, at the Post Modern Library, Kenyatta University (May 2015).
  • Training on setting, moderation and marking of university exams (Kenyatta University: 2015).
  • Introduction to the InZone programmes and virtual platform (Kenyatta University: October 2014).
  • Entry of marks and trouble shooting in the Campus Vue system( Kenyatta University: June 2015, May 2014)

 

chairperson english

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


 

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