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/Unit/Section:
Literature, Languages and Linguistics
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Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
African Literatures, Postcolonial Literatures, Literary Theory, Gender and Orature
Research Interests:
Masculinities In African Contexts, African Oral Poetry, Swahili Literature.
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Published Books & Monograph

Published Monographs With Postgraduate Research Students

  • Migration: Postcolonial Migration and Strategies of Resistance. By Andrew Nyongesa, Kaigai Kimani & Justus Makokha. Berlin: Lambert, 2017. ISBN: 978-620-2-06994-6
  • Misogyny in Urban Fiction: A Study of Selected Texts by Meja Mwangi. By Philip Etyang, Kisa Amateshe & JKS Makokha. London: Scholar’s Press, 2015. ISBN-13: 978-3639767421.

Refereed Book Chapters (Published)

  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Politics and Poetics of Characterization in M. G. Vassanji’s The Book of Secrets”. in Reading Contemporary African Literature: Critical Perspectives. Eds. Reuben Chirambo and J. K. S. Makokha. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Brown Skins in Black States: Contextualising Post-Colonial Literature of the South
  • Asian Diaspora in East Africa.” in Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures. Eds. Jennifer Wawrzinek, Justus Makokha and Russell West-Pavlov. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-8253-5899-0 pp. 157-186.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Eternal Other: Authority of Deficit Masculinity in Asian African Literature.” in
  • Men and Masculinities in African Fiction and Film. Ed. Lahoucine Ouzgane. London: James Currey, 2011. ISBN: 1-84701-521-2. pp. 139-152.
  • Makokha, J. K. S., “Imagined (Dis)locations: The Poetics of Setting in the Early Fiction of M. G.
  • Vassanji.” in East African Literature: Essays in Written and Oral Traditions. Berlin: Logos Vergas. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Egara Kabaji & Dominica Dipio. pp. 110-125. ISBN: 978-3-8325-2816-4.
  • -----. “In the Spirit of Afropolitanism: Introduction:” in Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and
  • Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Eds. J. K. S.
  • Makokha and Jennifer Wawrzinek. pp. 13-24. ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Weaving Exilic Narratives: Homodiegetic Narration and Postcolonial Translocation of
  • Theme in Abdulrazak Gurnah’s Admiring Silence:” in Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha and Jennifer Wawrzinek. pp. 215-234. ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7.
  • Makokha, J. K. S & Wordelman, Melissa. “Aspects of Narrative Design in Ngugi’s Wizard of the Crow.” In Tales, Tellers and Talesmanship: Critical Perspectives on Contemporary African Literature. Saarbrücken: VDM, 2010. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha and Adeyemi Daramola. pp. 128-138.

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