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

Title/Qualifications: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section:
Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
Contact Address:
P. O. BOX 43884 -00100 Nairobi
Email:
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Phone : +254 810901 Ext. 4106
Position:
Lecturer & Chairperson, Seminars Committee
Area of Specialization:
Literary Theory, Postcolonial Literatures, Gender Studies, Translation Studies 
Research Interests:
Masculinities Studies,Literary Journalism & Folk Media,Transnational Literatures & Popular Culture
ORCID: http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4671-4634
GOOGLESCHOLAR: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=hZWmiD0AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao


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Refereed Journal Papers

(A)Journal Published Complete

  • Mogire, Alice, Justus Makokha, & Oscar Macharia, “Postcolonial Identities in Dinaw Mengestu’s Literary Chronotope.” Journal of African Languages and Literary Studies. SABINET. Vol. 2 (2) August, 2021. Pp. 45 – 70. ISSN: 2633-2108 (Print). 26333-2116 (Online).
    DOI https://doi.org/10.31920/2633-2116/2021/v2n2a3
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Otherness and Marginal Spaces: Beyond Politics and Race in Contemporary African Novels.” Imbizo: International Journal of African Literary and Comparative Studies. UNISA Press. Vol 12. (1) 2021. 16 pages. ISSN(Print): 2078-9785 https://doi.org/10.25159/2663-6565/7694   https://upjournals.co.za/index.php/Imbizo/article/view/7694
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Otherness and Pathology: Parallels between Matyrdom and Fragmented Selves in Nuruddin Farah’s Close Sesame.” JELLiC: Journal of English, Language and Culture. Cameroon English Language and Literature Association (Special Issue) No. 02 (1), May, 2021. Pp. 85 - 95. ISSN: 2304-6120 (Print). 2304 - 6163 (Online).
  • Makokha, Gloria and J. K. S. Makokha. “Through Toundi’s Lens: First Person Narration and its Thematic Significance in Ferdinand Oyono’s House Boy.” The Cactus: A Multi-disciplinary Journal. Vol. 3. No. 1. 2020. Pp. 55 – 70. ISSN: 2220 - 9914. Pp. 1 – 10.
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Murimi Gaita & Justus K. S. Makokha, “Conversation with Other: Style and Pathology in Selected African Novels.” Journal of African Languages and Literary Studies. Vol. 1 (2) August 2020. Pp. 115 – 135. ISSN: 2633-2108 (Print). 26333-2116 (Online).https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1f26c4ea01
  • Nyongesa, Andrew Wafula & Justus S. Makokha, “Otherness and Other Selves Within: Fragmented Selves in Nuruddin Farah’s Close Sesame and Maps.” Journal of Somali Studies. SABINET. Volume 7 (1) June, 2020. Pp. 53 - 72. ISSN: 2056-56-74. E-ISSN: 2056-5682 https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-1eb5870d28
  • Murage, Peter Ndambiri & Justus S. Makokha, “Aesthetics of Globalization in Daya Pawar’s Baluta:    Reflexivity    and   Social    Change   in    Critical    Perspective.” Contemporary Voice of Dalit. SAGE. 1 (1) 2020. Pp. 1 – 11. ISSN: 2456-0502. https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/2455328X19898421
  • Ajami Makokha, , & J. K. S. Makokha (2020). Between Globalization and Localization: Aesthetic Manifestation of Globality, Reflexivity and Social Change in Daya Pawar’s Baluta (2015). Hybrid Journal of Literary and Culture Studies, 2 (1), 1-13. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Murage, Joseph, J. K. S. Makokha, “Funerary Symbols in Oe Kenzaburo’s The Silent Cry (1967) and Masuji Ibuse’s Black Rain (1970).” International Journal on Studies in English Language and Literature. 7. No. 12. 2019. Pp. 25-42. ISSN: 2347 3134. https://www.arcjournals.org/international-journal-on-studies-in-english- language-and-literature/volume-7-issue-12/
  • Makokha, J. K. S. and Speranza Ndege, “Ideology and Subversion in Selected Feminist Short Stories from Africa.” Hybrid Journal of Literary and Cultural Studies. 1. No. 1. 2019. Pp. 30- 44. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Daya Pawar’s Baluta (2015) - A Study on the Literary Ideology of ” Cactus: Journal of Arts and Humanities. Vol. 2. No. 1. 2019. Pp. 55 – 70. ISSN: 2220 - 9914.
  • Nyongesa, Andrew, Justus Makokha and Kaigai Kimani, Hybridity and Fixity: Modes of Resistance in Safi Abdi’s Offspring of Paradise and A Mighty Collision of Worlds.” Journal of Somali Studies. Vol. 6. No. 1. June, 2019. Pp.71-91. ISSN: 2056-56- E-ISSN: 2056-5682 https://journals.co.za/content/journal/10520/EJC-16288a1db5
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Okot’s Aesthetics Revisited: On Symbolic and Parabolic Expression in Song of Lawino.” Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol. 3. No. 1. January, Pp. 5 – 14. ISSN: 2523-0948.
  • Eno, Mohamed A, Mohamed Azaza, Omar A. Eno & Justus K. S. Makokha, “China-Africa Relations: How Tight Are the ‘Strings’ Attached?” The International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol 2. Issue 9, 2014: pp. 196-203. ISSN 2321 – 9203. http://theijhss.com/2014-2/september-14
  • Makokha, J. K. S. & Michael Wainaina, “The Asian African Writer and the Postcolonial Condition in East Africa: On the In-Between Worlds of M. G. Vassanji.” The Nairobi Journal of Literature, No. 7, July 2013: pp.41-54. ISSN 1814-1706.
  • Makokha J. K. S. & Vincent Kawoya, “The Case for Kiswahili as a Regional Broadcasting Language in East Africa.”The Journal of Pan African Studies. 2. No. 8. 2009: pp. 11- 35. ISSN 1942-6569 (online).http://www.jpanafrican.org/docs/vol2no8/2.8_CaseForKiswahiliAsARegionalBr oadcastingLanguageInEastAfrica.pdf

(B) Complete and Selected For Publication (2020)

  • Makokha, J. K. S. and V. F. Kawoya, “Globalization and African Heritage in the 21st Century: Points of Interlock.” TOJA: The Oye Journal of Arts. Volume 2. No. 1. April 2020. ISSN 2705-3881. PP. 11 - 23.

University Level Scholarly Books

  • Reading African Literatures: Critical Perspectives. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013. Co-edited with Reuben Chirambo. (with foreword by Prof. Moradewun Adejunmobi). 444 pp. ISBN: 978-90-420-3675-8. Click on this hyperlink.
  • Cultural Archives of Atrocity: Essays on the Protest Tradition in Kenyan Literature, Culture and Society. New York and London, Routledge, 2019. Co-edited with Colomba Muriungi, Charles Kebaya. 358 pp. ISBN: 978-036720-54-54 Click on this hyperlink

Tertiary Level Scholarly Books

  •  Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Styles. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2012. Co-edited with Ogone John Obiero and Russell West-Pavlov (with foreword by Chin Ce). 444 pp. Click on this hyperlink
    ISBN: 978-90-420-3476-1
  • Negotiating Afropolitanism: Essays on Borders and Spaces in Contemporary African Literature and Orature. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2011. Co-edited with Jennifer Wawrzinek (with foreword by Professor Simon Gikandi of Princeton University) 372pp.
    ISBN: 978-90-420-3049-7. Clink on this hyperlink

Book Chapters

  • Makokha, J. K. S. “Brown Skins in Black States: Contextualising Post-Colonial Literature of the South Asian Diaspora in East Africa.” in Border-Crossings: Narrative and Demarcation in Postcolonial Literatures. Eds. Jennifer Wawrzinek, Justus Makokha and Russell West-Pavlov. Heidelberg: Winter, 2012. ISBN: 978-3-8253-5899-0 pp. 157-186.Click this hyperlink
  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Eternal Other: Authority of Deficit Masculinity in Asian African Literature.” in Men and Masculinities in African Fiction and Film. Ed. Lahoucine Ouzgane. London: James Currey, 2011. ISBN: 1-84701-521-2. pp. 139-152.
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  • Makokha, J. K. S. “The Politics and Poetics of Characterization in M. G. Vassanji’s The Book of Secrets”. In Reading Contemporary African Literature: Critical Perspectives. Eds. Reuben Chirambo and J. K. S. Makokha. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2013. Click on this hyperlink
  • West-Pavlov, Russell & J. K. S. Makokha, “Linguistic (Re)turn and Craft in Contemporary African Literature”. In Style in African Literature: Essays on Literary Stylistics and Narrative Style. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Ogone Obiero & Russell West-Pavlov. Amsterdam, New York NY: Rodopi, 2012. Click on this hyperlink
  •  Makokha, J. K. S., “Imagined (Dis)locations: The Poetics of Setting in the Early Fiction of M. G. Vassanji.” in East African Literature: Essays in Written and Oral Traditions. Berlin: Logos, 2012. Eds. J. K. S. Makokha, Egara Kabaji & Dominica Dipio. pp. 110-125. ISBN: 978-3-8325-2816-4. Click on this hyperlink or hyperlink

chairperson english

Dr. Muhia John Mugo
Chairperson
Department of Literature, Linguistics, and Foreign Languages


 

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