The department of literature held a party to bid farewell to the former DVC, Administration, Prof. Wangari Mwai who was a dedicated member of the department. The party also served as a forum to celebrate the acquisition of PhD's by three members of the department, namely Dr. Anna Kula Miti, Dr. Ann Okungu and Dr. Kariuki Banda.
The department of literature held a party to bid farewell to the former DVC, Administration, Prof. Wangari Mwai who was a dedicated member of the department. The party also served as a forum to celebrate the acquisition of PhD's by three members of the department, namely Dr. Anna Kula Miti, Dr. Ann Okungu and Dr. Kariuki Banda.
The department of literature held a party to bid farewell to the former DVC, Administration, Prof. Wangari Mwai who was a dedicated member of the department. The party also served as a forum to celebrate the acquisition of PhD's by three members of the department, namely Dr. Anna Kula Miti, Dr. Ann Okungu and Dr. Kariuki Banda.
The Department of Literature held a seminar on 15/09/2016 in the Literature Resource Centre. The presenter was Dr. Mbugua Wa Mungai. His paper was titled "Contigent Textualities:The Mobile Text."
The Department of Literature held a seminar on 15/09/2016 in the Literature Resource Centre. The presenter was Dr. Mbugua Wa Mungai. His paper was titled "Contigent Textualities:The Mobile Text."
The Department of Literature held a seminar on 15/09/2016 in the Literature Resource Centre. The presenter was Dr. Mbugua Wa Mungai. His paper was titled "Contigent Textualities:The Mobile Text."
Department of Literature meeting with External Examiner
The Department of Literature held a seminar on 15/09/2016 in the Literature Resource Centre. The presenter was Dr. Mbugua Wa Mungai. His paper was titled "Contigent Textualities:The Mobile Text."
Seminar in the Literature Resource Centre
An academic staff seminar occurred in the Department of Literature on 13th October, 2016
An academic staff seminar occurred in the Department of Literature on 13th October, 2016
Colloquium to celebrate 50 years since the publication of Okot p'Bitek's Song of Lawino
Colloquium to celebrate 50 years since the publication of Okot p'Bitek's Song of Lawino
Literature Seminar: The presenter was Prof. Garvin Cologne-Brooks, a visiting scholar and creative writer from the United States
Meeting with the External Examiner. Dr. Joseph Muleka of the University of Nairobi
An academic staff seminar occurred in the Department of Literature on 13th October, 2016

Mr. Stephen Muthoka Mutie

 

Name: Mr. Stephen Mutie
Title/Qualifications: Master of Arts
Department/Unit/Section: Literature
Contact Address: 43844-00100
Position: Tutorial Fellow
Area of Specialization: Identity Studies and Representation Political Auto/biography
Research Interests: Identity Construction and Representation in Kenyan Political Auto/biographies, Subalternity.

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Published Articles in Peer- Reviewed and Refereed Journals

  • Mutie, S. (2018). “Self-mythologization in East African Political Writings: Kenyatta, Nyerere
  • and Museveni.” Eastern African Literary and Cultural Studies, Routledge, Taylor and
  • Francis Group. ISSN: 2327-7408 (Print) 2327-7416 (Online) http://www.tandfonline.com/action/showCitFormats?doi=10.1080/23277408.2017.141 3828
  • Mutie, S. (2016). “Marjorie Oludhe, Your Literary Lamp Shines on” Saturday Nation, December 10th, pg. 31.
  • Mutie, S., Kitonga, N., & Mang’oka S. (2016). “A Seed on Good Soil or a Seed on Rocks: Museveni’s Contestations with Political Language in Sowing the Mustard Seed” Journal of Literature, Languages and Linguistics, Vol. 21, 2016: pp. 7-11
  • Mutie, S., et al. (2015). "Jomo Kenyatta’s Speeches and the Construction of the Identities of a Nationalist Leader in Kenya." English Language and Literature Studies; Vol.5, No. 2; pp. 53-64.
  • Mutie, S., et al. (2015)."The Ghost Within: A Literary Study of East African Nationalist Leaders Writings." International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.Vol. 5, No. 6 (1). pp. 10-20.
  • Mutie, S., and Somba, A. (2017). A Symbiotic Relationship between Creative Writing and Politics in Postcolonial Africa. Mara International Journal of Social Sciences Research Publication,Vol. 1, No. 1, Pages 1 – 6
  • Mutie, S., and Goro-Kamau, N. (forthcoming) “Women, Patriarchy and Power: Perspectives from Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye’s Writings” Laikipia University journal of Humanities and Education
  • Mutie, S. (2012). “No Fence Sitting in Literature.” The Egerton Mirror. Issue No. 04. P.2
  • Mutie, S. (2013). “Literature Department Does Us Proud.” The Egerton Mirror. Issue No. 05.P.2

Books Published

  • Mutie, S. (2013). A Study Guide to When the Sun Goes Down and Other Stories from Africa and Beyond. Nairobi: Palm Shade Publishers.
  • Mutie, S. (2016). The Devil’s Empire. Nairobi: Palm Shade Publishers.
  • Mutie, S. forthcoming (2017). Kamba Mythology, Witchcraft and the Ethos of Political Elusivity.

Workshop/Conference Participation

  • Egerton University 11th international Conference and Innovation Week, 29th- 31st March 2017, Egerton, Njoro, Kenya
  • 3rd Chuka University International Research Conference, 26th to 28th October, 2016, Chuka University, Kenya
  • Laikipia University, Nakuru Campus CORETRAIN (Consultancy, Research and Training) proposal writing workshop, 6th August, 2016
  • Workshop on Teaching and Researching in Education. Organised by MKU in Safari Park Hotel, Nakuru, May 6th – 9th. 2015
  • Yatta English/Literature Teachers’ Workshop. Machakos High School. Organized by East African Educational Publishers. Co-facilitator, 2014

Conference Presentations

  • Stephen Mutie:Subaltenity and Resistance in Kenyan Political Autobiography,Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.28-31 March, 2017.
  • Stephen Mutie:“A Voice from the Desert”: Politics of Survival and Ideographs of Resistance in the Kenyan Political Autobiography British Institute of East Africa, Nairobi,3rd Friday Nov., 2017.
  • Stephen Mutie:Ideographs of Resistance, Class Suicide and Identity Construction in the Kenyan Political Autobiography Chuka University, Chuka, Kenya,26th-28th Oct., 2016.

Book Reviews and Reports

  • Ghost and the Fortune Hunters by Goro wa Kamau, Longhorn Publishers, 2016 (Daily Nation
  • Trapped Tales by Dr. Samuel Abonyo, Pangolin Publishers, 2014
  • The Passionate Affair by Adrian Onyando, Pangolin Publishers, 2012
  • The Mirage by Jerrie Mutuku, Scholar Space Publishers International, USA. 2011

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Literature Department


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