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: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section:
Literature, Languages and Linguistics
Contact Address:
P. O. BOX 43884 -00100 Nairobi
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Phone : +254 810901 Ext. 4106
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Literary Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Gender Studies, Translation Studies 
Research Interests:
Masculinities In African Contexts, African Oral Poetry, Swahili Literature.
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4671-4634
GOOGLESCHOLAR: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=hZWmiD0AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao


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Refereed Journal Papers

(A)Journal Published Complete

  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Otherness and Marginal Spaces: Beyond Politics and Race in Contemporary African Novels.” Imbizo: International Journal of African Literary and Comparative Studies. UNISA Press. Vol 12. (1) 2021. 16 pages. ISSN(Print): 2078-9785 https://doi.org/10.25159/2663-6565/7694   https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Imbizo/article/view/7694
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Otherness and Pathology: Parallels between Matyrdom and Fragmented Selves in Nuruddin Farah’s Close Sesame.” JELLiC: Journal of English, Language and Culture. Cameroon English Language and Literature Association (Special Issue) No. 02 (1), May, 2021. Pp. 85 - 95. ISSN: 2304-6120 (Print). 2304 - 6163 (Online).
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Conversation with Other: Style and Pathology in Selected African Novels.” Journal of African Languages and Literary Studies. Vol. 1 (2) August 2020. Pp. 115 – 135. ISSN: 2633-2108 (Print). 26333-2116 (Online).https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1f26c4ea01
  • Nyongesa, Andrew Wafula & Justus S. Makokha, “Otherness and Other Selves Within: Fragmented Selves in Nuruddin Farah’s Close Sesame and Maps.” Journal of Somali Studies. SABINET. Volume 7 (1) June, 2020. Pp. 53 - 72. ISSN: 2056-56-74. E-ISSN: 2056-5682 https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1eb5870d28
  • Murage, Peter Ndambiri & Justus S. Makokha, “Aesthetics of Globalization in Daya Pawar’s Baluta:    Reflexivity    and   Social    Change   in    Critical    Perspective.” Contemporary Voice of Dalit. SAGE. 1 (1) 2020. Pp. 1 – 11. ISSN: 2456-0502. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2455328X19898421
  • Ajami Makokha, , & J. K. S. Makokha (2020). Between Globalization and Localization: Aesthetic Manifestation of Globality, Reflexivity and Social Change in Daya Pawar’s Baluta (2015). Hybrid Journal of Literary and Culture Studies, 2 (1), 1-13. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Murage, Joseph, J. K. S. Makokha, “Funerary Symbols in Oe Kenzaburo’s The Silent Cry (1967) and Masuji Ibuse’s Black Rain (1970).” International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature. 7. No. 12. 2019. Pp. 25-42. ISSN: 2347 3134. https://www.arcjournals.org/international-journal-on-studies-in-english- language-and-literature/volume-7-issue-12/
  • Makokha, J. K. S. and Speranza Ndege, “Ideology and Subversion in Selected Feminist Short Stories from Africa.” Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies. 1. No. 1. 2019. Pp. 30- 44. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Daya Pawar’s Baluta (2015) - A Study on the Literary Ideology of ” Cactus: Journal of Arts and Humanities. Vol. 2. No. 1. 2019. Pp. 55 – 70. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Justus Makokha and Kaigai Kimani, Hybridity and Fixity: Modes of Resistance in Safi Abdi’s Offspring of Paradise and A Mighty Collision of Worlds.” Journal of Somali Studies. Vol. 6. No. 1. June, 2019. Pp.71-91. ISSN: 2056-56- E-ISSN: 2056-5682 https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-16288a1db5
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Okot’s Aesthetics Revisited: On Symbolic and Parabolic Expression in Song of Lawino.” Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 3. No. 1. January, Pp. 5 – 14. ISSN: 2523-0948.
  • Eno, Mohamed A, Mohamed Azaza, Omar A. Eno & Justus K. S. Makokha, “China-Africa Relations: How Tight Are the ‘Strings’ Attached?” The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol 2. Issue 9, 2014: pp. 196-203. ISSN 2321 – 9203. http://theijhss.com/2014-2/september-14
  • Makokha, J. K. S. & Michael Wainaina, “The Asian African Writer and the Postcolonial Condition in East Africa: On the In-Between Worlds of M. G. Vassanji.” The Nairobi Journal of Literature, No. 7, July 2013: pp.41-54. ISSN 1814-1706.
  • Makokha J. K. S. & Vincent Kawoya, “The Case for Kiswahili as a Regional Broadcasting Language in East Africa.”The Journal of Pan African Studies. 2. No. 8. 2009: pp. 11- 35. ISSN 1942-6569 (online).http://www.jpanafrican.org/docs/vol2no8/2.8_CaseForKiswahiliAsARegionalBr oadcastingLanguageInEastAfrica.pdf

(B) Complete and Selected For Publication (2020)

  • Makokha, J. K. S. and V. F. Kawoya, “Globalization and African Heritage in the 21st Century: Points of Interlock.” TOJA: The Oye Journal of Arts. Volume 2. No. 1. April 2020. ISSN 2705-3881. PP. 11 - 23.

University Level Scholarly Books

  • Reading African Literatures: Critical Perspectives. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013. Co-edited with Reuben Chirambo. (with foreword by Prof. Moradewun Adejunmobi). 444 pp. ISBN: 978-90-420-3675-8. Click on this hyperlink.
  • Cultural Archives of Atrocity: Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Literature, Culture and Society. New York and London, Routledge, 2019. Co-edited with Colomba Muriungi, Charles Kebaya. 358 pp. ISBN: 978-036720-54-54 Click on this hyperlink

Tertiary Level Scholarly Books

  •  Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012. Co-edited with Ogone John Obiero and Russell West-Pavlov (with foreword by Chin Ce). 444 pp. Click on this hyperlink
    ISBN: 978-90-420-3476-1
  • Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Co-edited with Jennifer Wawrzinek (with foreword by Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University) 372pp.
    ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7. Clink on this hyperlink

Book Chapters

  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Brown Skins in Black States: Contextualising Post-Colonial Literature of the South Asian Diaspora in East Africa.” in Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures. Eds. Jennifer Wawrzinek, Justus Makokha and Russell West-Pavlov. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-8253-5899-0 pp. 157-186.Click this hyperlink
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Eternal Other: Authority of Deficit Masculinity in Asian African Literature.” in Men and Masculinities in African Fiction and Film. Ed. Lahoucine Ouzgane. London: James Currey, 2011. ISBN: 1-84701-521-2. pp. 139-152.
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  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Politics and Poetics of Characterization in M. G. Vassanji’s The Book of Secrets”. In Reading Contemporary African Literature: Critical Perspectives. Eds. Reuben Chirambo and J. K. S. Makokha. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013. Click on this hyperlink
  • West-Pavlov, Russell & J. K. S. Makokha, “Linguistic (Re)turn and Craft in Contemporary African Literature”. In Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Style. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Ogone Obiero & Russell West-Pavlov. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2012. Click on this hyperlink
  •  Makokha, J. K. S., “Imagined (Dis)locations: The Poetics of Setting in the Early Fiction of M. G. Vassanji.” in East African Literature: Essays in Written and Oral Traditions. Berlin: Logos, 2012. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Egara Kabaji & Dominica Dipio. pp. 110-125. ISBN: 978-3-8325-2816-4. Click on this hyperlink or hyperlink
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