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.
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Title: Dr Mark Mutali Chetambe
Department:
Literature
Contact Address:
Kenyatta University, Literature Department, P.O. Box 43844, Nairobi.
Web blog: www.mark.chetambe.com.
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Drama, Creative writing, Oral Literature, African literature
Research Interests:
Postcolonial studies, Gender studies

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Publications

Critical literary essays published in The Literary Forum of the Sunday Standard paper

  • August 4, 2002: Writers Belong to the Street, Not the Palace
  • September 29, 2002: Wanted: A Radical Re-Think on Status of Literary Studies
  • June 15, 2003: Why “General Mathenge” Has Made Ngugi a Literary Seer

Achievements at the Kenya National Drama Festival

  • 1999-2012: Wrote and directed award- winning poems, plays and oral narratives performed at the schools’ and colleges’ national drama festival
  • 1999-to date: Workshop resource person for the Kenya National Drama Festival
  • 1999-to date: Adjudicator at the Kenya National Drama Festival from the lowest to the National level.
  • 2000-Present: Judge at Cultural Days, Talent Days and Fashion events at many schools and colleges
  • 2006-2011: Served as Executive Secretary, Western Province Secondary Schools Drama
  • Association2011: Was part of the team of drama teachers selected by the National Cohesion and
  • Integration Commission to go on a one week tour of Rwanda
  • 2011: Appointed by the Ministry Of Youth to select the pioneer students who joined the Talent Academy

Conference Paper Presentation

  • 2021: “Mother languages and Other Languages: Navigating Covid 19 through East African Poetrimusical Craftsmanship.” Presented at the International Mother Language Day Conference at The Centre for International Language and Culture, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • 2017: “Animal as Racial Metaphor in Selected Plays of Trevor Rhone and Derek Walcott.” Presented at the Kenyatta University PhD Postgraduate seminar.
  • 2016: “50 Years of Clementine’s Self-mutilation as the Badge of Colonial Alienation: A Reading of Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino”. A paper presented at a colloquium to mark 50 years after the publication of Okot p’Bitek’s Song of Lawino, held at Kenyatta University.

Workshop Facilitation

  • 2019: “Noise or Verse? Sound, Sense and Emotion as the Essentials of Verse Dramatization.” Presented at the Kenya National Drama and Film workshop, Kabarnet, Kenya.
  • 2016: “The Future of the Oral Narrative.” A paper presented at the national drama workshop at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu.
  • 2011: “Without Characters, There Can Be No Story: Tips on the Writing and Performance of the Oral Narrative”: Presented at the National Cohesion and Integration Commission workshop for drama teachers and trainers at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, Kenya.
  • 2010: “Beauty lies in the eyes of the audience: the seven aspects of the beauty of contemporary storytelling.” Presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers at the Moi International Sports Complex, Kasarani, Nairobi.
  • 2007: “Back to the Basics: Writing and performing the oral narrative”: Presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers at Tom Mboya Labour College, Kisumu, Kenya.
  • 2006: “The Scripting and Presentation of the Oral Narrative”: A paper presented at the national workshop for drama teachers and trainers in Mombasa, Kenya.

 

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