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.

Participation In Learned Conferences, Seminars And Workshops

  • June 19th-20th   2018 Kenyatta University Institute of African Studies- workshop on ‘Trends in Kenya Youth Language Practices”

  • September 7th-9th 2017 International Conference on Language and Law in a World of Media, Globalization and Social Conflicts; at the University of Freiburg, Germany. Co- Presented a paper entitled:“Speech Act Functions in Direct and Cross Examination Discourse in the Kenyan Courtroom”

  • June 22nd – 25th 2016 KESSA-Multimedia University of Kenya Joint International Interdisciplinary Conference, At Multimedia University of Kenya Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya. Presented a paper entitled: Deal or Duel: A Frame Analysis of Kenyan Newspapers’ Reporting on the Tenth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, Nairobi, and December 2015

  • January 18th -19th 2016 3rd International Conference on language Literature and Society 2016. Held in Bangkok Hotel, Lotus Sukhumvit, Bangkok, Thailand: Co-presented a paper entitled: Reporting or Evaluating? Representation of the Nigerian 2011 post–presidential elections news reports through the ideological lenses of the media.

  • Participated (as presenter, facilitator, Chair of session, recording, audience) in several including the following recent ones:
  • April 16th -17 2015:English for Effective Communication Conference Challenges and Opportunities in East Africa. Title of paper presented:“I think, according to my opinion’ and other features of speech in learner’s academic writing”
  • Dec 3rd 2014 29th:Postgraduate Seminar Presentations School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University. Presenting research dissertation along with my PhD Student   
  • July 22-23,2010:International Conference on Multilingualism and Education: Global Practices, Challenges and the Way Forward Co-hosted By Kenyatta University and  The University of Pennsylvania, at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC) Nairobi, Kenya. Presented a paper entitled: “Multilingualism and Enhancing the Achievement of Communication Goals in the Classroom”
  • July 6-8, and 13-15, 2009:Resource Person in Workshop on ‘Minute Taking and Report Writing Skills’, to Kenyatta University Administrative Assistants, organized by Kenyatta University Centre for Capacity Development in Higher Education, at KUCC.
  • February 23-27, 2009:Facilitation of Workshop on ‘Speech Writing Skills’ for Officials from Government Ministries and other Departments, organized by  Kenya Institute of Administration (KIA) at KIA.
  • September 15-17 2008:Workshop for Report Writing Skills for Donor Funded Research and Other Projects, Organized by Kenyatta University Centre for Capacity Development in Higher Education - served as Writer of Training Manual and Facilitator.
  • June 22nd -29th 2008:Global Anglican Future Conference, Jerusalem – Israel. Delegate from the Anglican Church of Kenya, representing Diocese of Nairobi.
  • June 13th 2008:National Languages Workshop For Teachers of English – I served as Facilitator on ‘The river Between’, ‘An Enemy of the People’, English Grammar –the integrated approach.
  • November 16-17, 2007:The International Conference on UN Millennium Development Goals and Poverty Reduction in the Commonwealth and Africa: in  Kampala, Uganda. Presented a paper entitled: ‘The Use of Interactional Language in the Classroom, An Ingredient in Universal Primary Education’
  • September 2007:National Languages Workshop For Teachers Of English – I served as facilitator.
  • April 2007:Kenya Oral Literature Association (KOLA) Workshop in Nairobi.
  • November 22-25, 2005 :International Conference on East African Oral Literature . Kisumu –Kenya.Title of paper presented: ‘Our Flora and Fauna in our Proverbs and yings–our Aesthetics in Discourse - our Wisdom’
  • October 15- 16, 2005:Korea Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (KOTESOL) International Conference in Seoul S. Korea.
  • January 10 – 14, 2005:National Workshop on Grant Proposal Writing. – Kenyatta University. Title of paper presented:  “ Writing to Inform, Writing to Persuade”
  • July 2-6, 2002:    2nd  International Conference on African Languages  -  Hammanskraal Campus - University of Pretoria. Title of paper presented:  “An African Language Classroom Discourse:  Two Challenges of the Instructor”

Conference Presentations

  • Emily, A. Ogutu Kiguru Gatitu, MartinC. Njoroge:Speech Act Functions in Direct and Cross Examination Discourse in the Kenyan Courtroom,University of Freiburg Germany September 7th-9th 2017,$300
  • Emily, A. Ogutu Nthiga M. Purity, &Kiguru Gatitu :Deal or Duel: A Frame Analysis of Kenyan Newspapers’ Reporting on the Tenth World Trade Organization Ministerial Conference, Nairobi, and December 2015,Nairobi/ Kenya.June 22nd – 25th 2016,$60
  • Eily, A. Ogutu &Asiru Thunde Hameed:Reporting or evaluating? Representation of the Nigerian 2011 post–presidential elections news reports through the ideological lenses of the media Bangkok/ Thailand.January 18th -19th 2016,$300
  • Emily A. Ogutu:‘I think – according to my opinion’ and other features of speech in learner’s academic writing,Nairobi/ Kenya.April 16th – 17th 2015,$60
  • Emily A. Ogutu:Multilingualism And Enhancing The Achievement of Communication Goals in the Classroom Nairobi/ Kenya,July 22nd – 23rd 2010,$40
  • Emily A. Ogutu:‘The Use Of Interactional Language In The Classroom, An Ingredient In Universal Primary Education’,Kampala / Uganda.November 16 - 17th. 2007,$60
  • Emily A. Ogutu:‘Our Flora and Fauna in our Proverbs and Sayings – our Aesthetics in Discourse - our Wisdom’,Kisumu/ Kenya,November 22-25, 2005,$25
  • Emily A. Ogutu: “An African Language Classroom Discourse: Two Challenges of the Instructor Pretoria / South Africa July 2-6, 2002,$200
  • Emily A. Ogutu:“Discovering Successful Second language Writing Strategies”.Nairobi / Kenya September 1998

Research

  • Emily A. Ogutu,2009-16:Discourse/ Text analysis, Student writing,Self
  • Emily A. Ogutu Prof D AMutasa,2008:Teaching and Administering in African Languages.Self,$35
  • Emily A. Ogutu ,2006:Mother Tongue amidst Other languages: Playing Roles in the Classroom and Outside”.Self,$30
  • Emily A. Ogutu Kanana F.E,2004:Code Switching in Multilingual Situation: Opposing Views”.Self,$20
  • Emily A. Ogutu Onditi T. L,2002:The Use of Mother Tongue and Tribalism – A misconceived
  • Association.”.Self,$30
  • Emily A. Ogutu FlorenceA.Owili,2000:Terminology and Signaling in Kiswahili Health Informational Texts.Self ,$30

Research Interests

  • The Area Of Text Linguistics: In Particular The Study Of Writing And Means Of Appropriate Textualization Of Coherence In Written Texts For Better Communication. Effective Reading Skills And The Relationship Of  Cohesion And Reading As An Interaction.
  • Discourse Analysis And The Study Of   Language As Communication.
  • The  Study  Of   African Languages As Medium Of Instruction.
  • Politeness In Language Use.
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