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.

Title/Qualifications: Master of Arts Degree in Literature
Position:
 Tutorial Fellow
Department: Literature Department
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100, Nairobi

 

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WORKSHOPS AND SEMINARS

  • 29th July, 2015: Colloquium at the Literature Department, University of Nairobi.
  • 24th—31st May 2015: KOLA Conference at Kibabii University College: Redefining and Rediscovering Cultural Spaces: Shifting and Convergence of Cultures Across Bounderies/ Borders.
  • 15 July—20July 2010: 8th Conference of the International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa (ISOLA): Leisure Lodge Resort, Diani, Mombasa.
  • November 2009: Kenya Oral Literature Association symposium: Diani, Mombasa.
  • April 2007: Conference of International Federation of Arts Council and Cultural Agencies (IFACA): The Sarova Hotel, July 2007.
    Workshop on “Challenges of Teaching English”: Machakos Girls High School, September 2006. .
  • Presented a Review of the Cannibals during the Annual Kenya Non-Fiction Authors Association (KENFAA): Maendeleo House, 2003.

RESEARCH

  • June—November 2009: “TRUTH” in Witness Literature.
  • May 2006: Field Research on the Oral Literature of the Digo and the Duruma of Kinango and Msambweni Districts.

ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS

  • 15—17 September 2015: A Literary Re-Inscription of Christian Ethos in a Post Colony: A Reading According to David Mulwa’s Redemption and Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s A Grain of Wheat. Presented at a Writer’s Conference at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa.
  • 22 July 2015: “Literary Education and Transmutation of Indigenous Knowledge in the Era of Technologized Economy”—Presented at a Colloquium at the Department of Literature, University of Nairobi; ED 213, Education Building.
  • 24th—31st May 2015: KOLA Conference at Kibabii University College: Redefining and Rediscovering Cultural Spaces: Shifting and Convergence of Cultures Across Bounderies/ Borders.
  • 15 July 2010: “Redefining Oral Literature in the Space Age”—Presented during the 8th Conference of the International Society for the Oral Literatures of Africa held at the Leisure Lodge Resort, Diani, Mombasa from 15 July 2010 –20 July 2010.
  • 6 November 2009: ‘Oral Literature and Technology’—Emerging Spaces and the Evolution of Orality: KOLA symposium; Diani, Mombasa.

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


 

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