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:Master of Arts (Literature), PhD (Ongoing)
Department/Unit/Section:Literature, Linguistics and Foreign Languages
Position: Lecturer
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Area of Specialization: African Literature with specific interest in Gender studies
Research Interests: Creative writing and African indigenous languages – a postcolonial consciousness Gender studies from both men and women perspective in novel genre.
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ORCID ID:https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4823-0855?lang=en

 

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PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journals

  • Muneeni, J., Makokha J.K.S., Mbithi E.K. Transmutation and Temporality: Shifting figures of Jeniffer Makumbi’s Historical Novel Kintu (2014). International Journal of Linguistics, literature and Translation. Vol. 4 (2) 2021 (215-222)
  • Muneeni, Jeremiah. “Female Assertion as an Antidote to Male Dominance: Mother Archetypes in Achebe’s Novels – Things Fall Apart, No Longer at Ease, and A Man of the People”.  Editon Consortium Journal of Literature and Linguistic Studies Vol. 1, (Issue 1-2) 2019
  • Muneeni, J. Mutuku. “Towards Afrocentricism in Africa: Is Afro-language and Antidote to Africans’ Double- Consciousness?” Journal of Education and Social Sciences: Special Edition Vol. 1 2020 (113-123)
  • Muneeni, J. Mutuku. Pio Gama Pinto Another World? East Africa and the Global 1960s:Leverhulme Trust: University of Edinburg. UK (1st May 2020)
  • Muneeni J. Mutuku. “Mother Supremacy Motif in Chinua Achebe’s Novels: Empowering Women to Transform Education through Religion.” SAUT Multi-Disciplinary Journal of Education Vol. 1(2) November 2019. (75-85)

Books and Books Chapters

  • Muneeni Jeremiah: The Nneka Principle in Achebe’s Novels: An Archetypal Reading ISBN 978-3-330-65011-4 Scholars’ Press: Germany, 2017

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • Mitigating the Late entry of African Women Writers into the Writing Arena: Women’s Push for Equality, Equity and Inclusiveness Presented during African Humanities Conference held at the University of Dar es Salaam Tanzania on September 13-15, 2023
  • Lingua Franca or Hybridlingua? : The Disconnect of Euro-American Languages’ Integration with Indigenous African Languages presented during International Virtual Conference of ISA-RC25 on July 15th - 17th 2022
  • “Towards Afrocentricism in Africa: Is Afro-language and Antidote to Africans’ Double- Consciousness?” Presented on 19th – 21st 2020 during International Mother Language day Conference Celebration & Conference held in Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • “Mother Supremacy Motif in Chinua Achebe’s Novels: Empowering Women to propel Education through Religion” Presented on June, 27th – 28th 2019 during 2nd International Conference in Faculty of Education St Augustine University of Tanzania – Mwanza
  • “Linguistic Elements and Meaning: Imagery as a Tool for Communicating Ideologies in Poetry” Presented on April 20th – 26th 2019 during 2nd Annual Conference Machakos University
  • “The Paradigm Shift: Problematizing the Language of Writing African Literature” presented on February 20th – 22nd 2019 during International Mother Language Day Celebration & Conference held in Kenyatta University – Kitui Campus
  • “Female Assertion as an Antidote to Male Dominance: Mother Archetypes in Achebe’s Selected Novels” presented on October 23rd – 25th 2017 during 1st International Conference in Faculty of Education St Augustine University of Tanzania – Mwanza.

Seminar Papers

  • December 11th – 13th 2014 International Seminar “Researching on African Literatures” held at Pwani University
  • November 13th 2011: Department of Literature Kenyatta University Seminar. Title of the Paper: Voice of the Voiceless: Victor Hugo’s Revelation of the Plight of the Proletariat in Les Miserables
  • May 6th 2010; Kenyatta University Departmental Seminar held in the Department’s Research Center.Title of the Paper: Changing the Canon: From Eurocentricism to Afrocentricism in Chinua Achebe’s No Longer at Ease

Other Publications

  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Supreme Court judicial system conceptualized by the Igbo, Achebe’s community, not the West. Saturday Nation, 18th March 2023
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Gone for a Decade: lessons from Achebe’s Tragic Heroes. Saturday    Nation, 19th March 2022
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Let’s Appease Achebe’s Spirit by Living up to his Lofty Ideals. Saturday Nation, 20th March 2021
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Remembering Achebe, the Father of African Literature. Saturday Nation, 21st March 2020
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Text Discernment Crucial for Good Literary Criticism. Saturday Nation, 10th August 2019
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. 57 Years later, Africa not Sure of Common Language. Saturday Nation. 15th June 2019
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Metaphor in “The Invisible Weevil.” Saturday Nation 1st June 2019
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Gender Parity in Achebe’s Books Saturday Nation 20th October 2018
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Six Years down the line, Prof. Imbuga’s Personality Still Unrivalled. Saturday Nation 1st December 2018
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Why universities have Stuck with Shakespeare. Saturday Nation 26th January 2019
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. Achebe’s Message: Africa had a System of Governance. 8th September 2018
  • Muneeni, Mutuku. How Achebe’s Four Books have Traced Africa’s Transition. Saturday Nation, 18th March 2017

Funded Projects

  • Committee member for planning International Mother Language Day Celebration/Conference held between 20th and 24th February 2019.Co - funded by Kenyatta University, County Government of Kitui, Kenya Literature Bureau among other Stakeholders

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended
Conferences Attended

  • African Humanities Conference between 13th and 15th September 2023 at the University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania
  • International Mother Language Day Conference on 19th February 2021 at Culture Center Kenyatta University, Main Campus
  • February, 19th -21st 2020: International Mother Language Day and Celebration “Indigenous Languages Matter for Development, Peace Building, and Reconciliation” Held in Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
  • June, 27th – 28th 2019: 2nd International Conference in Faculty of Education St Augustine University of Tanzania – Mwanza
  • April 20th – 26th 2019 2nd Annual Conference Machakos University
  • February 20th – 22nd 2019 International Mother Language Day Celebration & Conference “Hallowing Mother Language and Cultural diversity in Africa”
    Kenyatta University – Kitui Campus
  • October 23rd – 25th 2017: 1st International Conference in Faculty of Education St Augustine University of Tanzania – Mwanza.

Workshops Attended

  • International Mother Language Day Conference on 19th February 2021 at Culture Center Kenyatta University, Main Campus
  • October, 18th – 24th 2019 in Kenya National Archives sponsored by University of Edinburgh culminating in a presentation on October, 23rd  2019  entitled “Pio Gama Pinto” Another World? East Africa and the Global Lives 1960s in a Seminar held in British institute in East Africa – Nairobi
  • British institute in East Africa -September, 28th 2018: Conversation about Achebe’s Legacy Paper presented: Things Fall Apart and Politics of Gender: Re – igniting the Women Subjugation Debate

Seminars Attended

  • DIES ProGrant Seminar at Karatina University both Virtual and Physical 30th May-3rd  September, 2022
  • 2nd Ethics in Social Science Research East Africa Multipliers Lounge Phase 2 DAAD programme held at Karatina University 2rd – 6th December 2019
  • 1st Ethics in Social Science Research East Africa Multipliers Lounge Phase 1 DAAD programme held at Karatina University 2nd – 6th September 2019

Community Service and Other Engagements

  • May 2021 todate. Member, Board of Governors Kyuso Boys Secondary School
  • 5th August – 2nd September 2019: Principal Assistant to Sub-county Statistics officer during 2019 Census doing sensitization of the local community and helping enumerators reach the intended homes
  • National and International awards and Recognitions
  • Presidential Award scheme for Distinguished service to community – Awarded at statehouse Nairobi on 6th October 2008

Administrative Positions Held

Recognized university administrative positions

  • April 2019 –January 2021: Internally appointed Quality Assurance Officer – Kitui Campus

chairperson english

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


 

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