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. Kanana Fridah Erastus

 

Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: English and Linguistics
Contact Address:Kenyatta University P.O. Box 43844 – 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone:+ (254)-(0)20-8710901-19, Ext 57337 (office),+ (254)-(0)719-826736 (mobile)
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Position: Senior Lecturer
Area of Specialization: General Linguistics


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Research Interests:
Dialectology, Language Use and Multilingualism Language Contact, Phonetics and Phonology, African Urban and Youth Languages, Documentation of Indigenous Knowledge.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Research

  • 2016-2017: Project Lead (PI) –Regional Project tenable in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania on Open Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT)
  • 2014- 2016: Urban Youth Language in Africa: a comparative approach
  • 2013- 2015: Urban Youth Language in Africa: a multi-sited research    collaboration
  • 2012 - 2014: Open Educational  Resources for English Language Teaching (ORELT) project

Articles in Refereed Journals (International)

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Kanana, F. E. (2011). Dialect Convergence and Divergence: A Case of Chuka and Imenti. Selected Proceedings of the 40th Annual Conference on African Linguistics, ed. Eyamba G. Bokamba et al., 190-205. Sommerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. (ISBN 978-1-57473—446-1
  • Ogutu, E. A. & Kanana, F.E. (2003). Code Switching in Multilingual Situations: Opposing Views. Conference Proceedings of ATWS Conference, September 17-19, 2003.

Books

  • Kanana, F.E. (2014). Lexico-Phonological Comparative Analysis of Selected Dialects of the Meru-Tharaka group. Peter Lang: Frankfurt am Main, edited by Rainer Vossen,ISBN 978-3-631-60376-5 (Print)E-ISBN 978-3-653-05161-2 (E-Book)

Chapters in Books

  • Kebeya, H. O. & Kanana F.E.(2016).Devolution of Governance and Linguistic (in) equalities in Kenya.Vanishing Languages in Context: Ideological, Attitudinal and Social Identity Perspectives, eds. Martin Pütz & Neele Mundt, Duisburg Papers on Research in Language and Culture, Frankfurt/M. et al.: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-631-67049-1 (Print), E-ISBN 978-3-653-06261-8 (E-Book)
  • Kanana, F. E. (2014). The Growth of English as a Status Language in Africa: Insights from Kenya. In Multilingualism And Education In Africa: The State of The  State of The Art,edited By Daniel O. Orwenjo, Martin C. Njoroge, Ruth W. Ndung’u And Phyllis     W. Mwangi, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, Uk @2014 , ISBN (10): 1-4438-6222-3,     ISBN (13): 978-1-4438-6222-6.

Manuscripts

  • Kanana, F.E. (in review). Urban Youth Languages in an Evolving Space: The Case of Sheng in Kenya. Springer. (Book chapter).
  • Kanana, F.E (in review). An Intra-dialectal Analysis of a Dialect of Luyia: Backwash Effects on Language Teaching and Learning (Conference proceedings of the International Conference on African Languages and Literatures in the 21st Century).
  • Nyong’a, A.C., Kanana, F.E. and Kebeya, H. (in review). The (Re) structuring and Functions of an Emerging Sheng among the ‘Matatu’ Crew in Kenya.
  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress).A Typology of Dialect Transitions: The Case of Meru-Tharaka Group.
  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress).The Morpho-phonology and Semantics of Diminutives in the Meru-Tharaka Group.
  • Nthiga, P.M. and Kanana F.E. (in progress). Feedback Provision in ESL Writing:The Case of Kenyan Secondary Schools.
  • Kanana, F.E. and Orwenjo, D.O (in progress). Junior Secondary School Teachers’Perceptions of the Potentials of ORELT in improving the quality of ESL teaching in Kenya.
  • Kanana, F.E. (in progress). Language Policy Lapses in Africa: The Curse of Statehood and Nationhood.

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