Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
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
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
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.

Dr. Oscar Macharia Maina

Title/Qualifications: Doctor of Philosophy Kenyatta University,Master of Arts, University of Nairobi
Department/Unit/Section:
Department of Literature
Contact Address:
P. O. Box 21274 00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Cell-phone
:0721 385 698
Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization:
Literary Criticism
Research Interests:
African Literature Literary Theory
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Research

  • Wring a PhD thesis on “Tragedy in the Novels of Ngugi wa Thiong’o” at Kenyatta University, currently at an advanced stage.(Ongoing)
  • Oscar M. Maina, 2005, The Influence of Modernization on Moranism: A Case study of Samburu Oral Narratives
  • Oscar M. Maina, 2006, The Quest for Identity in the Works of Muthoni Likimani

Publications

Thesis and Dissertations

  • PhD thesis on “Tragedy in the Novels of Ngugi wa Thiong’o” at Kenyatta University
  • The State of Moranism in the Oral Narratives of the Samburu.Fieldwork research conducted in Maralal
  • The Treatment of the Theme of Identity in the Works of Muthoni Likimani.Research thesis submitted at the University of Nairobi as part of the requirements for the award of a Master of Arts degree in Literature.

 Other information

  • Awarded Dr. Marjorie Oludhe Prize for the best postgraduate student in the Department of Literature, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Nairobi in the academic year 2006/2007.
  • Awarded the Yusuf Dawood Award for the best final year undergraduate student in Literature, Department of Literature, School of Arts and Sciences, University of Nairobi in the academic year 2001/2002.

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