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.

Secondary Level Text Books

  1. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2010).Kichwa cha Kijani Kibichi na Hadithi Nyingine. Nairobi: Marimba Publications.
  2. Wafula Richard Makhanu; Kaui Musyoka (2010). Mwongozo wa Utengano. Nairobi: Njigua Books.
  3. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (1993).Mwongozo wa Kusadikika. Nairobi: Kenya Literature Bureau.
  4. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2000). Jitu La Kisasa” Mwendawazimu na Hadithi Nyingine ( ed. Mwenda Mbatiah). Nairobi: Jomo Kenyatta Foundation.

 Consultancy And Project Reports

  1. Peer-reviewed Book titled Strengthening Higher Education Leadership in Africa
  2. Panelist and judge for Tuzo ya Ubunifu
  3. Panelist and Judge, Wahome Mutahi Literary Prize

Non Reviewed Conference Papers

  1. Wafula, Richard Makhanu.(2014). 11-13 December 2014: “Itikadi na Ufundishaji wa Nadharia za Uhakiki wa Fasihi” . Pwani University
  2. Wafula, Richard Makhanu; Mue Elizabeth (2012). 29th – 2nd October 2012: “Matumizi ya Mkabala wa Kimarxi Katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili”, Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam

Other Books by Reputable Publishers.

  1. Wafula Richard Makhanu (Translated 2011). Another Continent originally written as Bara Jingine by Kithaka Mberia. Nairobi: Marimba.
  2. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (Translated 2009). Antigoni originally written as Antigone by Sophocles. Nairobi: Longman
  3. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2010). “The Mutations of Caliban” Encyclopedia of African Thought (ed. Abiola Irele & Biodun Jeyifo) New York: Oxford University Press.
  4. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2004).“ Oratory: Political Oratory and its Use of Traditional Verbal Art” African Folklore: An Encyclopedia ( ed. Philip Peek & Kwesi Nyankah). New York: Routledge, 2004.
  5. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2004)“ Moraa- Kenyan Visionary Healer” & “ Mugo Cege wa Kibiro- Kikuyu Prophet, Holy People of the World: A Cross- Cultural Encyclopedia. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2004.

Editorship of Books

  1. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2016) “Utangulizi” Fani ya Ushairi by Timothy Arege. Nairobi: Oxford University Press.
  2. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2010, lexicographer) Kamusi Angaza (Ahmed Ndalu). Nairobi: East African Education Publishers.
  3. Kitula Kinge’i; Wafula, Richard Makhanu (1996). Pendo la Heba na Hadithi Nyingine Nairobi: Writers’ Association of Kenya.

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

Conferences

  1. 25th, March 2021- 00 am- 12:00 pm –participated via zoom in Public Debate on National Values and Principles of Governance
  1. 19th, February 2021- participated in Organizing the International Mother Language Conference. Held at Centre for International Language and Culture, Kenyatta University
  2. 0th May 2019- Participated in Codesria Higher Education Policy Institute as a Laureate of the 2019 Session of the Institute on “The Role of Middle-Level Academics in University Leadership”
  3. 17th, February 2018- Nilishiriki katika Kongamano la Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili – Vyuo Vikuu vya Afrika Mashariki ( CHAWAKAMA- KENYA) Kanda ya Mashariki , Chuo Kikuu Cha Kenyatta.
  4. 11-13, 2015: “Lugha za Kigeni na Nadharia za Uhakiki wa Fasihi”. International Conference of Foreign Languages & Literatures, BSSC, Kenyatta University
  5. 6-Matumizi ya Mikakati ya Kienyeji kuchanganua Fasihi ya Kiswahili”,International Conference on African Languages and Literatures, Kenyatta University Students’ Business Centre
  6. 11-13 December 2014: “Maongezi Katika Riwaya ya Kiswahili”, Mombasa, Pwani University .
  7. 19-25 August 2013: “Athari za Shabaan Robert kwa Waandishi wa Baadaye”. Kongamano la Kumuenzi Shabaan Robert Baada ya Miaka 50, Bukoba Tanzania.
  8. 29th September 2010 – 2nd October 2010: Presented paper titled: “Scholarly Research and Publishing Houses”under conference theme: Academic Publishing and Reading Needs in East Africa. Top Tower Hotel, Kigali: Rwanda.
  9. 4th- 11th July 2007: Translator and Interpreter: World YWCA Council Conference under theme: “ Changing Lives: Changing Communities held at Jomo Kenyatta International Conference Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Workshops

  • February 20th- 22nd 2019- Participated in the Bioethics Training Workshop Offered by the CBEC_KEMRI Bioethics Training Initiative for Kenyatta University Ethics Review Committee.
  • 26th Sept- 4th October 2020- Took part in Workshop for the Development of Learning Assessment Tools for Class 5 and 6 under the Covid – 19 Learning Continuity in Basic Education Project.
  • 7th- 15th  October 2020- Took part in Workshop for the Development of Learning Assessment Tools for Class 1,2 and 3 under the Covid – 19 Learning Continuity in Basic Education Projec
  • 14th – 23th, September 2020- participated in the Workshop for the Development of Learning Assessment Tools for Grade 4, Class 7 and 8 under the Covid-19 learning Continuity in Basic Education Project.
  • 7th June 2016-“ Facilitator Warsha ya waalimu wa Kiswahili Katika shule za wilaya ya Marani, Kaunti ya Kisii”
  • 15th, July 2016- Facilitated Workshop for Kiswahili Secondary School Teachers ( Under the Auspices of the Ministry of Education) Held at Masii Boys Secondary School.
  • 28th- 14th November, 2014, “Course on Teaching Methodology”, BSSC, Kenyatta University
  • 8th- 9th 2012 May. “Methodological workshop on Higher Educational Leadership in Africa”. Under the auspices of Codesria.

Book Review in Refereed Journal

  1. Wafula, Richard Makhanu (2010). “An Emic Reading of Drums of Death by Chris Lukorito Wanjala” Kenya studies Review Volume 1 Number 2 December 2010

Book Reviews

  1. 25th May 2008, “ Analysing Leadership Poetically”, Sunday Nation.
  2. 3rd January 1997, “ In Support of Kiswahili” Weekly Review.
  3. 16th April 1994, “ Adventure Stories Put into Kiswahili” Weekly Review
  4. 27th August 1993, “ Black Expressive Culture” Weekly Review
  5. 30th July 1993, “ Understanding Swahili Poetry” Weekly Review
  6. May 1993, “An Improved Swahili Journal”, Weekly Review.
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