Wahadhiri wa Idara ya Kiswahili na wageni walio hudhuria semina iliyoandaliwa kusherehekea siku ya Lugha Mzazi akiwemo Naibu Balozi wa Bangladesh, Mheshimiwa Bw. Sayed Ahmed na Prof. Onywera - Registrar , Research, Innovation and Outreach miongoni mwa wageni wengine.
Wanafunzi idarani wakiwa kwenye kongamano la CHAWAKAMA katika chuo kikuu cha Maasai Mara- Narok, Kenya
Wanaidara waliohudhuria semina ya idara kusikiliza mawasilisho ya wenzao waliohudhuria kongamano la CHAWAKAMA - Chuo Kikuu cha Maasai Mara- mwezi wa Novemba, 2019.
WAHADHIRI NA WANAFUNZI WA UMAHIRI WALIOHUDHURIA WASILISHO LA DR. MUSA HAS KUTOKA TATAKI_ CHUO KIKUU CHA DAR ES SALAAM
Chairperson, Dr Pamela Ngugi and Dr Beth Mutugu during a visit of Othaya Girls High School visited to the department on 11th March, 2020

Editorship of a Book or Conference Proceedings

  • Kebeya H., Osore M., Ngugi P. and & Kebaya C. (eds) (2016): Language and Translations Theory, Pedagogy and Practice. Nsemia.com, Nsemia Inc. Publishers. ISBN 978-1-926906-49-8.
  • Simala I., Chacha L. Osore M. (eds), (2014): Miaka Hamsini ya Kiswahili Nchini Kenya. Published by Twaweza Communications, Nairobi. ISBN: 978 99 66 028 48 8.
  • Osore, M. (ed) 2011: Jua Linapotua na Hadithi Nyingine, Longhorn, Kenya. 

 Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshop/Seminars

  • “Translation Opportunities Within Africa and How to Build a Succesful Translation Career”, a paper presented during a webinar workshop on Mentoring African Translators organized by CAN Translators on 17th February 2021, 1200 – 1400 PM
  • ‘The Dynamics and Reality of Student Life in Universty Today’.A paper presented during theVictory Faith Church webinar seminar to school leavers on 24th June 2020 at 6.30-8.30pm.
  • ‘Benefits of online Teaching and Learning’,A paper presented during the Victory faith  Church webinar seminar on 15th December 2020
  • Tathmini ya Tafsiri za Taarifa za Pembejeo kutoka Kiingereza hadi Kiswahili”, a paper presented during the 5th CHAUKIDU International Conference held between 13th – 15th December 2019 at Kyambogo University, Kampala, Uganda.
  • Nafasi ya Jumuia ya Afrika Mashariki katika Kuendeleza Kiswahili kama Lugha ya Kimataifa”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki International Conference held at Maasai Mara University between 7th – 8th November 2019.
  • Nafasi ya Utamaduni katika Tafsiri: mfano wa Msamiati wa Serikali na Bunge”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held at Karatina University between 8th – 9th August 2019.
  • “Mshikamano wa Kitaifa: Mifano kutoka Sera za Lugha ya Uchina”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa International Conference held at Moi University, Eldoret, between 9th – 10th August 2018.
  • “Tathmini ya Ukalimani na Tafsiri katika sekta ya Afya nchini Kenya”, a paper presented during the First International Conference organized by the East African Kiswahili Commission held from 6th – 8th August 2017, in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam.
  • “Mchango wa Tafsiri na Ukalimani katika utekelezaji wa Katiba Mpya ya Kenya 2010”, a paper presented during the International Conference organized by the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) held from 20th – 22nd July 2017 at Kibabii University, Bungoma.
  • Changamoto katika Ukalimani wa Kiswahili katika Bunge la Africa”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Conference held between 15th and 17th September 2016 at the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • “The contribution of African Literature in the Preservation of Culture: The Case of Kiswahili Literature”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) Conference held between 8th and 9th September 2016 at the Institute of Swahili, Research, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “The Kenya National Anthem, One or Two?”, a paper presented during the First Regional Conference on Translation and Interpretation Studies organized by Centre for Translation and Interpretation in collaboration with DAAD between 18th and 19th February 2016, at the University of Nairobi.
  • “Fasihi Andishi ya Kiswahili na Swala la Dini: Mifano ya Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na za Euphrase Kezilahabi”, Chama cha Kiswahili cha Africa Mashariki (CHAKAMA) Conference held between 14th and 17th October 2015 at Mount Kenya University.
  • “Operationalizing Kiswahili as a Second Official Language”, Examples from Canadian and South African Language Policies’, a paper presented during the Foreign Languages Conference held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • “When Mastering a Foreign Language seems Easier”, a paper presented during the Foreign Languages Conference held between 11th – 13th February 2015 at Kenyatta University.
  • “Utahini wa Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili Afrika Mashariki, (CHAKAMA) International conference held between 5th – 7th June 2014 at Rongo University College.
  • “Mchango wa Kazi zilizotafsiriwa katika Kuendeleza Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili”, a paper presented during the RISSEA international conference held between 26th – 28th November 2014, Mombasa.
  • “Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Nchi za Kigeni: Mfano wa Chuo Kikuu cha Syracuse”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held between 21st – 23rd August 2013 at Catholic University, Jubilee Hall, Nairobi.
  • “Tathmini ya Tafsiri ya Pendekezo la Katiba ya Kenya, 2010”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held between 23rd – 24th August 2012 at Kenyatta University Conference Centre, KUCC, Nairobi.
  • “Lugha ya Kiswahili Barani Afrika na Ulimwenguni”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), International Conference held between 4th – 6th October 2012 at Blue Pearl Hotel, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
  • “Mchango wa Teknolojia ya Habari na Mawasiliano katika kukuza na kueneza Kiswahili”, a Paper presented during the Research Institute of Swahili Studies of Eastern Africa (RISSEA), Inernational Conference held between 25th – 26th October 2012 at RISSEA Conference Hall in Mombasa.
  • Riwaya za Kiswahili na Swala la Jinsia: Mfano wa Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA), International Conference held between 12th – 16th October 2011 at Bontana Hotel, Nakuru.
  • “Changamoto za Ufundishaji wa Lugha ya Kiswahili katika Shule za Msingi Nchini Kenya”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) International Conference held between 10th and 12th August 2011 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi.
  • “Changamoto za Ufundishaji wa Kiswahili katika Shule za Upili”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) International Conference held between 10th and 16th August 2011 at Lenana House Conference Centre, Nairobi
  • “Ufundishaji wa Taaluma ya Tafsiri katika Vyuo Vikuu Nchini Kenya”, a Paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKTA), International Conference held between 11th – 13th August 2010 at Pwani Campus, Mombasa, Nairobi.
  • “Nafasi ya Kiswahili katika Tafsiri na Ukalimali”, a paper presented during the CHAKIKE (Chama cha Wanafunzi wa Kiswahili wa Kenyatta) held at AVU hall Kenyatta University, Kenya on 3rd March 2010.
  • “Religion in the Swahili Literary Text: From the Familiar to the Unfamiliar”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) International Conference held between 14th – 16th October 2009 at Pope Paul IV in Kampala, Uganda.
  • “Mchango wa Idara za Kiswahili katika Vyuo Vikuu katika Kuendeleza Lugha na Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Mfano wa Chuo Kikuu cha Kenyatta”, a paper presented during the Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA), International Conference held at Lenana Mount Conference Centre, Nairobi between 27th – 29th August 2009.
  • “Defamiliarization in the Novels of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed”, a paper presented during the Kenyatta University Post Graduate Seminar held on 2nd December 2008 at AVU Hall, Kenyatta University.
  • “Ukiushi kama Mbinu ya Kudhihirisha Itikadi ya Kuumeni katika Fasihi ya Kiswahili: Mifano kutoka Riwaya za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi”, a paper presented at the CHAKITA conference held on 6th – 9th August 2008 at Fort Jesus, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • “Dreams and Magical Transformations as Esoteric Devices of Reconstructing Reality in the Kiswahili Novel: The case of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’s Novels”, a paper presented at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, in Partial Fulfillment of the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, on 1st August 2007.
  • “Defamiliarizing the Familiar: A Critical Discourse Analysis of Euphrase Kezilahabi and Said Ahmed Mohamed’s Novels”. A Paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University on 19th July 2007.
  • “Jesus Christ and the Philosophy of Peaceful Co-Existence”, a paper presented during the Writers Association of Kenya Seminar held at Lenana Mount Hotel on 15th – 16th June 2007, Nairobi.
  • My proposal entitled: “The Subversive Cartoon Text: Deconstruction of Political Ineptitude and Expedience in Kenyan Print Media” was vetted for presentation at the 2005 Session of the Democratic Governance Institute in Dakar, Senegal held between 16th August and 8th September 2005.
  • “The Contribution of the Germans to the Spread and Development of Kiswahili Language and Literature”, A paper presented during a Conference organised by DAAD in collaboration with Goethe Institute and University of Nairobi on “Across Borders: Benefiting from Cultural Differences”, 17th – 18th March 2005 at University of Nairobi.
  • “The Role of Language in Scientific and Technological Development in Africa: The Case of Kiswahili Language”, a paper presented at Hammanskraal Campus, University of Pretoria, South Africa during the 2nd International Conference on African Languages held between 3rd – 5th July 2002.
  • “Mikakati ya Kuhifadhi Lugha za Kiasili Nchini Kenya”, a paper presented at Thompson Falls, Nyahururu, during the International Conference on Kiswahili, held between 3rd – 6th July 2001, and organized by Egerton University’s Laikipia Campus.
  • “The Contribution of Persian Language to Kiswahili Phonology and Lexicon”, a paper presented at the National Museum of Kenya, Nairobi, during a conference on the “Historical Role of Persians (Shirazis) in the East African Coast” held between 2nd – 3rd February 2001, and organized by Cultural Council of the Embassy of Iran.
  • “Utathmini wa Istilahi zinazotumiwa katika Uwanja wa Tiba”, a paper presented during the International Conference on Kiswahili held at Fort Jesus, Mombasa between 3rd – 6th October 2000 and organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA).
  • “Maisha: Kitendawili na Johari”, a paper presented in a conference organized by Writers Association of Kenya on “Daisaku Ikeda and Africa” held at the Panafric Hotel in December 1999.
  • “Craft and Magic in the Making of Children’s Literature: The Challenges of the Modern Kiswahili Writer of Children’s Literature in Kenya”, a paper presented at a seminar organized by the British Council on Children’s Literature held at the British Council auditorium on 15th November 1997.
  • “Uchambuzi wa Riwaya ya Siku Njema”, a paper presented at the Metro Language and Communication Centre to Teachers of English and Kiswahili in Nairobi between 5th – 6th June 1998.
  • “Mashairi ya Mulokozi na Kahigi ni Kielelezo cha Fasihi ya Kimarxisti”, a paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of Masters of Arts Degree at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, 1993.
  • “Feminist Criticism”, a paper presented in Partial Fulfillment of the requirements of Masters of Arts Degree at the Department of Kiswahili and African Languages, Kenyatta University, 1993.

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Dr. Pamela Muhadia Ngugi

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