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

Refereed Journals

  • 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)
  • 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. 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 PP 262-276

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: Making Sense of, and Coping With the COVID-19 Pandemic in Kenya: A Linguistic Perspective
Presenters:      Norah B. Atambo & Gervasio I.Miriti
Conference:    Forthcoming: Second Conference organized by POCLANDE International Network, at Kenyatta University, Kenya
Date:                27th 29th October, 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

COMMUNITY SERVICE AND OTHER ENGAGEMENTS

  • December 2020 to January 2021: Constructed a house for a needy alumni lady alongside other alumni members of Nyabururu Girls High School.
  • November 2020: Visited Kiaragana Children’s home and donated toiletries with other church women ministry leaders.
  • November 2020-present: Kenyatta University staff mentor
  • January 2020: Offset the hospital bill for a sick Nyabururu Alumni lady alongside other alumni members.
  • 6th August 2020: Member of the University of Embu stakeholders’ forum, reviewing the curriculum for new courses.
  • 2019: visited the sick in County Hospital in Embu with other church women ministry members.
  • 2018-present: sponsoring a needy boy in Itibo Boys primary boarding school and two girls in Nyabururu Girls High School alongside other alumni members.
  • May 2018: Donations of food stuffs alongside other church women ministry leaders to the needy in North Eastern Kenya
  • September 2018: Contributions of money for flood victims alongside other university staff.
  • July 2018: Participated in Sweeping Embu Town alongside other staff and students, of Kenyatta University Embu Campus, during the environment day.
  • September 2019: Visited and donated of food and cloths to Toto Love Children’ Home – Embu with other church women ministry leaders in Embu.
  • July 2017: Build a tree during the Campus Environmental day.
  • September 2016 : Career guidance and counseling and gender awareness sensitisation – St. Mary’s Goretti Girls High School, Embu County Kenya.
  • September 2015: Career guidance and counseling and gender awareness sensitisation – Kerugoya Girls High School, Kirinyaga County, Kenya

ACHIEVEMENTS

  • 2022: Member of the organizing and scientific committee of the ISA RC25 International Virtual Conference, by Kenyatta University, Kenya, from 15th to 17th June 2022
  • 2018: Sponsored by Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for a three day Graduate Students’ Conference at Makerere Institute of Social Science Research, Kampala, Uganda
  • 2018: Sponsored by Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for a one week fellowship workshop in Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2017: Sponsored by Social Science Research Council (SSRC) for a one week fellows workshop in Lagos, Nigeria,
  • 2017: Won SSRC’s Next Gen Social Sciences in Africa Research Fellowship grant

chairperson english

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


 

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