A VISITING PROFESSOR FROM UNIVERSITY OF VIENNA IN AUSTRIA WITH PG LIT STUDENTS
LITERATURE STUDENTS TAKING A CREATIVE WRITERS WORKSHOP IN MARCH 2020
THE INTERUNIVERSITY DEBATES IN FRENCH
THE AUF TRAINING ON RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
IN SERVICE TRAINING OF TEACHERS OF FRENCH
Japanese Cultural Festival
Japanese Club- KU
Japanese language learners at a cultural festival
Prof.Ralarala of Cape Peninsulla University, South Africa, The Dean SHSS, the Chairperson of LL&FL,Dr.Nthiga and seminar participants after the launch of a book on forensic Lings
atambo Name: Dr.  Norah Bonareri Atambo
Title/Qualifications: PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Applied Linguistics
Research Interests: Discourse Analysis, Language and Gender, Language and Politics, Language and Social Media, Language and Communication

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Publications

Journal Publications

  • Atambo, N., B. & Chai, J., F. (2013), “Walking a Cultural Tightrope: Linguistic Strategies Employed in Adolescent Reproductive Health (ARH) Programmes in Kenyan Secondary Schools” Ruwaza Afrika , Journal of Contemporary Research in Humanities and Social Sciences 2 (1) 262-276
  • Atambo, N., Ogutu, E., & Kiguru, E. (2021). Language, gender and power: Lexicalisation of women in the national assembly and other top political posts in Kenya (2013-2017). Journal of Linguistics and Foreign Languages2(1). Retrieved from https://royalliteglobal.com/jlfl/article/view/506
  • Atambo, N., Ogutu, E., & Kiguru, E. (2022). Language, Gender and Power: The ‘Us’ vs ‘Them’ Dichotomy in Political Campaigns in Kenya (Forthcoming)
  • Atambo, N., Ogutu, E., & Kiguru, E. (2022). Language, Gender and Power: Women Politicians in Kenya and the Reconstruction of Political Agency (Forthcoming)

Book Chapters

  • Atambo, N., Ogutu, E., & Miriti, G. (2022). Making Sense of, and Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Linguistic Perspective.  In Hameed Tunde Asiru and Daniel Ochieng Orwenjo (eds.) (De) constructing corona: the language of conspiracy, power & indifference in Covid-19 health discourses. Muenchen: LINCOM GmbH

RESEARCH GRANTS

  • 2017: Kenyatta University School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Post Graduate Research Grant
  • 2017: PhD Dissertation Fellowship Research Grant by Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship Programme
  • 2009: Egerton University Post-Graduate Research Grant

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

  • Book Chapter: Making Sense of, and Coping with the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Linguistic Perspective (Manuscript accepted for publication)
  • Researchers: Norah Bonareri Atambo and Emily Atieno Ogutu, Department of Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages Kenyatta University-Kenya, and Gervasio Itiri Miriti Department of English Language and Linguistics Turkana University College-Kenya

CONFERENCES

  • Title of Paper: Language and Gendered Political Discourses: How do Women Politicians in Kenya Reconstruct their Political Agency

Presenters:       Norah B. Atambo & Emily A. Ogutu

Conference:     XX ISA World Congress of Sociology

Date:                 June 25th - July 1st 2023

  • Conference:      International Mother Language Day Celebration

Venue:               Kenyatta University, BBSC Room 14

Date:                 21st February, 2023

Role:                  Attendee

  • Title of Paper: Language, Gender and Power: The ‘Us’ vs ‘Them’ Dichotomy in Political Campaigns in Kenya

Presenters:       Norah B. Atambo, Emily A. Ogutu & Gatitu Kiguru

Conference:      ISA RC25 International Virtual Conference, by Kenyatta University, Kenya

Date:                 15th to 17th June 2022            

  • Title of Paper: Making Sense of, and Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Linguistic Perspective

Presenters:      Norah B. Atambo & Gervasio I.Miriti

Conference:    Second Conference organized by POCLANDE International Network, at Kenyatta University, Kenya

Date:                27th - 29th October, 2021

  • Title of Paper:  Lexicalisation of women in the national assembly and other top political posts in Kenya (2013-2017)

Presenters:      Norah B. Atambo, Emily A. Ogutu & Gatitu Kiguru

Conference:     Kisii University School of Arts and Social Sciences 2nd International Conference

Date:                Oct 5th-6th 2021

  • Title of paper: An Analysis of the Intertextuality of Social Media Discourse of Chuka University Students on Whatsapp Platforms

Presenters:       Gervasio I. Miriti & Norah B. Atambo

Conference:     1st Virtual Multidisciplinary Conference by Turkana University College (a constituent college of Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology) Kenya

Date:                 Thursday, June 24th – Friday June 25th 2021

  • Title of Paper: Language, Ideology And Power: Women National Assembly Members As Naϊve Flower Girls Sprinkling their Femininity in the Political Scene

Presenter:        Norah B. Atambo

Conference:     Makerere Institute of Social Sciences (Makerere University) Graduate Students’ Conference

Date:                27th-30th July 2018

  • Title of paper: Walking a Cultural Tightrope: Linguistic Strategies Used in Formal Adolescent Reproductive Health Programmes in Kenyan Secondary Schools

Presenter:        Norah B. Atambo

Conference:     Fifth Research week and international conference, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

Date:                October, 2010

 

SEMINAR PAPERS

  • Title of paper: Language, Gender and Power: The Discursive Construction of the Kenya National Assembly Politicians (2013 – 2017)

Presenter:        Norah B. Atambo,

Seminar:          Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Seminar

Date:                18th July 2019

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Workshop:  Global Research Ethics Africa Workshop, a project led by Edinburgh University, United Kingdom, in collaboration with UST and Victoria University, among others

Venue:         Virtual

Date:            28th May 2021          

 

  • Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship Programme Workshop

Venue:       Nigeria, Lagos.

Date:          July 3rd - 7th 2017

 

  • Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa fellowship programme Workshop

Venue:        Kenya, Nairobi

Date:           January 2018

 

SEMINAR PAPERS

  • Title of paper: Language, Gender and Power: The Discursive Construction of the Kenya National Assembly Politicians (2013 – 2017)
    Presenter:        Norah B. Atambo,
    Seminar:          Kenyatta University Post-Graduate Seminar
    Date:                18th July 2019

 

WORKSHOPS ATTENDED

  • Workshop:  Global Research Ethics Africa Workshop, a project led by Edinburgh University, United Kingdom, in collaboration with UST and Victoria University, among others
    Venue:         Virtual
    Date:            28th May 2021           
  • Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa Fellowship Programme Workshop
    Venue:       Nigeria, Lagos.
    Date:          July 3rd - 7th 2017
  • Workshop: Social Science Research Council’s Next Generation Social Sciences in Africa fellowship programme Workshop, Venue:  Kenya, Nairobi
    Date:  January 2018

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Dr. Kenneth Kamuri Ngure
Chairperson
Department of Literature, Linguistics, and Foreign Languages


 

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