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.
atambo Name: Dr.  Norah Bonareri Atambo
Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Applied Linguistics
Research Interests: Discourse Analysis, Language and Gender, Language and Politics

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Publications

Refereed Journals

  • Atambo, N., Ogutu, E., & Kiguru, E. (2021). Language, gender and power: Lexicalisation of women in the national assembly and other top political posts in Kenya (2013-2017). Journal of Linguistics and Foreign Languages2(1). Retrieved from https://royalliteglobal.com/jlfl/article/view/506

  • Atambo, N. B. & Chai, J. F. (2013), “Walking a Cultural Tightrope: Linguistic Strategies Employed in Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) Programmes in Kenyan Secondary Schools” Ruwaza Afrika , Journal of Contemporary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences (2) 1 PP 262-276

CONFERENCES

Title of Paper: Making Sense of, and Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Linguistic Perspective
Presenters:      Norah B. Atambo & Gervasio I.Miriti
Conference:    Forthcoming: Second Conference organized by POCLANDE International Network, at Kenyatta University, Kenya
Date:                27th 29th October, 2021

Title of paper: An Analysis of the Intertextuality of Social Media Discourse of Chuka University Students on Whatsapp Platforms
Presenters:       Gervasio I. Miriti & Norah B. Atambo
Conference:     1st Virtual Multidisciplinary Conference by Turkana University College (a constituent college of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology) Kenya
Date:                 Thursday, June 24th – Friday June 25th 2021

Title of Paper: Language, Ideology And Power: Women National Assembly Members As Naϊve Flower Girls Sprinkling their Femininity in the Political Scene
Presenter:   Norah B. Atambo
Conference:     Makerere Institute of Social Sciences (Makerere University) Graduate Students’ Conference
Date:  27th-30th July 2018

Title of paper: Walking a Cultural Tightrope: Linguistic Strategies Used in Formal Adolescent Reproductive Health Programmes in Kenyan Secondary Schools
Presenter:   Norah B. Atambo
Conference:  Fifth Research week and international conference, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.
Date:  October, 2010

 

SEMINAR PAPERS
Title of paper: Language, Gender and Power: The Discursive Construction of the Kenya National Assembly Politicians (2013 – 2017)
Presenter:        Norah B. Atambo,
Seminar:          Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Seminar
Date:                18th July 2019

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED
Workshop:  Global Research Ethics Africa Workshop, a project led by Edinburgh University, United Kingdom, in collaboration with UST and Victoria University, among others
Venue:         Virtual
Date:            28th May 2021           

Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship Programme Workshop
Venue:       Nigeria, Lagos.
Date:          July 3rd - 7th 2017

Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa fellowship programme Workshop, Venue:  Kenya, Nairobi
Date:  January 2018

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

  • December 2020 to January 2021: Constructed a house for a needy alumni lady alongside other alumni members of Nyabururu Girls High School.
  • November 2020: Visited Kiaragana Children’s home and donated toiletries with other church women ministry leaders.
  • November 2020-present: Kenyatta University staff mentor
  • January 2020: Offset the hospital bill for a sick Nyabururu Alumni lady alongside other alumni members.
  • 6th August 2020: Member of the University of Embu stakeholders’ forum, reviewing the curriculum for new courses.
  • 2019: visited the sick in County Hospital in Embu with other church women ministry members.
  • 2018-present: sponsoring a needy boy in Itibo Boys primary boarding school and two girls in Nyabururu Girls High School alongside other alumni members.
  • May 2018: Donations of food stuffs alongside other church women ministry leaders to the needy in North Eastern Kenya
  • September 2018: Contributions of money for flood victims alongside other university staff.
  • July 2018: Participated in Sweeping Embu Town alongside other staff and students, of Kenyatta University Embu Campus, during the environment day.
  • September 2019: Visited and donated of food and cloths to Toto Love Children’ Home – Embu with other church women ministry leaders in Embu.
  • July 2017: Build a tree during the Campus Environmental day.
  • September 2016 : Career guidance and counseling and gender awareness sensitisation – St. Mary’s Goretti Girls High School, Embu County Kenya.
  • September 2015: Career guidance and counseling and gender awareness sensitisation – Kerugoya Girls High School, Kirinyaga County, Kenya
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