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
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
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: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Literature, Linguistics, And Foreign Languages
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RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Articles in Refereed Journals (International)

  • Kanana, F.E. & Hurst-Harosh, E. (2020) Global and Local Hybridity in African Youth Language Practices. Africa Development, Volume XLV, No. 3, 13-32. ISSN: 0850 3907 http://codesria.org/spip.php?article3135&lang=en
  • Hurst-Harosh, E. & Kanana, F.E. (2020) Metaphors and their link to generation/age and popular culture in African Youth Languages. Linguistics Vanguard, 6(s4):20190053 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/lingvan-2019-0053
  • Ntalala S.G., Orwenjo D.O. & Erastus, F.K. (2020). Rhetorical Moves of Kenyan       Parliamentary Committee Reports. Applied Linguistics Research Journal, 4 (3):65-    85 (E-ISSN: 2651-2629) DOI: 10.14744/alrj.2020.29591
  • Kanana, E.F. and Nyong’a, A.C. (2019). Lexical restructuring processes in Sheng among  the Matatu crew in Nakuru, Kenya. South African Journal of Languages and         Linguistics (SAJAL), 39(1) DOI: 10.1080/02572117.2019.1572321…….
  • Orwenjo, D.O., & Erastus, F.K. (2018). Challenges of Adopting Open Educational     Resources (OER) in Kenyan Secondary School: The Case of Open Resources for   English Language Teaching (ORELT). Journal of Learning for Development, 5(2), 148-162. ISSN 2311 - 1550
  • Kariuki, A., Kanana, E.F. and Kebeya H. (2015). The Growth and Use of Sheng  in   Advertisements in selected Businesses in Kenya. Journal of African Cultural Studies(JACS) 27(2):229-246. (ISSN Print 1369-6815; ISSN Online 1469 - 9346) DOI:   10.1080/1369 6815.2015.1029879)
  • Kanana, E.F. (2014). Noun Morphophonemics and Noun Class Restructuring: The Case of   Meru Gender 11/10. South African Journal of African Languages (SAJAL) 34(1):107-  117 (ISSN: 0257-2117; DOI: 10.1080/02572117.2014.949474)
  • Kanana, F. E. (2013). Examining African Languages as Tools for National Development: The   Case of Kiswahili. Journal of Pan African Studies 6 (6): 41-48. (ISSN: 2156-5600)
  • Kanana, F. E. (2011). Meru Dialects: The Linguistic Evidence. Nordic Journal of African Studies 20(4): 300-327. (ISSN 1459-9465)

 Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Kanana, F. E. (2011). Dialect Convergence and Divergence: A Case of Chuka and Imenti. Selected Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, ed. Eyamba G. Bokamba et al., 190-205. Sommerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. (ISBN 978-1-57473—446-1
  • Ogutu, E. A. & Kanana, F.E. (2003). Code Switching in Multilingual Situations: Opposing    Views. Conference Proceedings of ATWS Conference, September 17-19, 2003.

Books

  • Hurst- Harosh, E. & Kanana Erastus, F. (Eds.) (2018). African Youth Languages: New   Media, Performing Arts and Sociolinguistic Development. Palgrave Macmillan: UK.
  • Kanana, F.E. (2014). Lexico-Phonological Comparative Analysis of Selected Dialects of   the   Meru-Tharaka group. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, edited by E-ISBN 978-3-653-05161-2 (E-Book)  ISBN 978 -3- 319-64561-2   (Hard Cover), eBook ISBN 978-3-319-64561-2, DOI 10.10007/978-3-3-319-64562-9

 Chapters in Books

  • Kanana, F.E. (forthcoming) Bantu languages in the media: Policies and trends in Kenya     and beyond in mainstream and new media. In Ellen Hurst, Nancy Kula, Lutz Marten         & Jochen Zeller (eds.), The Oxford Guide to the Bantu Languages. Oxford: Oxford       University Press.
  • Kanana Erastus, F & Hurst-Harosh, Ellen (2019). Rural and Urban Metaphors in Sheng    (Kenya) and Tsotsitaal (South Africa).  In Joseph Schmied. & Taiwo Oloruntoba-Oju (eds.). African Urban Youth Languages: The Rural-Urban Divide (REAL Studies 11). Gottingen: Cuvillier Verlag. Pp 35-51. ISBN 978-3-7369-7081-6, eISBN 978-3-7369-     6081-7
  • Hurst- Harosh & Kanana Erastus, F. (2018). An Overview of African Youth Language        Practices and their Use in Social Media, Advertising and Creative Arts. In Ellen Hurst-  Harosh & Fridah Kanana Erastus (eds.). African Youth Languages: New Media,   Performing     Arts and Sociolinguistic Development. Palgrave Macmillan UK. Pp 1- 12. ISBN 978-3-319-64561-2, eISBN 978-3-319-64561-2, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64562-9
  • Kanana Erastus, F. & Kebeya, H. (2018). Functions of Urban and Youth Language in          the       New Media: The Case of Sheng in Kenya. In Ellen Hurst-Harosh & Fridah   Kanana           Erastus (eds.). African Youth Languages: New Media, Performing Arts and     Sociolinguistic Development. Palgrave Macmillan: UK. Pp 15-52. ISBN 978-3-319-           64561-2), eISBN 978-3-319-64561-2, https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-64562-9
  • Kebeya, H. O. & Kanana E.F. (2016). Devolution of Governance and Linguistic (in) equalities in Kenya. In Martin Pütz & Neele Mundt (eds.). Vanishing Languages in  Context: Ideological, Attitudinal and Social Identity Perspectives (Duisburg Papers   on Research in Language and Culture Volume 114) Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main.        Pp51-69. ISBN 978-3-631-67049-1, eISBN 978-3-653-06261-8, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3726/978-3-653-06261-8
  • Kanana, F.E. (2014). The growth of English as a status language in Africa: Insights from Kenya. In Daniel O. Orwenjo, Martin C. Njoroge, Ruth W. Ndung’u & Phyllis W.   Mwangi (eds) Multilingualism and Education in Africa: The State of The  State of The    Art, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, UK,ISBN (10): 1-4438-6222-3, ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-6222-6.

Manuscripts

  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress).  A Typology of Dialect Transitions: The Case of Meru-Tharaka     Group.
  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress).  The Morpho-phonology and Semantics of Diminutives in the     Meru-Tharaka Group.
  • Nthiga, P.M. and Kanana F.E. (in progress). Feedback Provision in ESL Writing: The Case            of Kenyan Secondary Schools.
  • Kanana, F.E. and Orwenjo, D.O (in progress). Junior Secondary School Teachers’      Perceptions of the Potentials of ORELT in improving the quality of ESL teaching in  Kenya.
  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress). Language Policy Lapses in Africa: The Curse of Statehood and    Nationhood.

Other Publications

  • Coussens, A.,  Akindele, J. Abidemi., Abdeslam , B.,  Kanana, F. Khoury-Kassabri, M.          (2018). What’s Stopping Young African Scientists from Achieving their Potential. THE CONVERSATION, 21st August 2018. Available on https://theconversation.com/whats-stopping-young-african-scientists-from-achieving-their-potential-97404
  • Atheru, G., Kanana F.E., Kiriago, S. & Sang K. P. (2014).  Training Manual for  Entrepreneurship and Business Management, Kenyatta University Press.   (Copyright ©Kenyatta University, 2014)
  • Otieno, M., Kanana, F. E. & Odiwour, F. (2011). Organizational Skills and Time   Management, Kenyatta University.(KU-RCD Training Manual ©2011).
  • Kanana, F. E., Gimode, J. & Maroko, D. (2011). Minute Taking and Report Writing Skills,     Kenyatta University (KU-RCD Training Manual ©2011 )

 

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