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Dr. John Mugubi

School of Creative arts, Film and Media Studies
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Articles in Refereed Journals

  • 2015: “Womanly Iconoclasm versus Intransigence: Tragic Realism in the Enunciation of Rebeka Njau’s Drama: A Case Study of The Scar” Review of
    Arts and Humanities March 2015, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 01-13. ISSN: 2334-2927 (Print), 2334-2935 (Online)

  • 2015: “Setting as a Emblematic Vehicle for Verbalization of Health and Family Planning Messages: A Case Study of Siri: A Kenyan Serial TV Drama”. Susan Gitimu & John Mugubi. International Journal of Art and Art History, June 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 01-33. ISSN: 2374-2321 (Print), 2374-233X (Online)

  • 2015: “Filmmaking in Kenya: The Voyage” Nicodemus Okioma & John Mugubi”. International Journal of Music and Performing Arts, June 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 01-10.ISSN: 2374-2690 (Print) 2374-2704 (Online)

  • 2015: “Violence as a Symbolic tool of Enunciation: Film as an Artistic Response to Kenya’s Socio-eco-political Realities”. Journal of African Cinemas, Vol 6 No. 2. ISSN 1754-9221

  • 2015: “Configuration of Kenya’s Children’s Television Drama”. International Journal of Music and performing Arts, 2 (1), 2015. ISSN 2374-2690 (Print), 2374-2704 (Online)

  • 2015: “Morphology of the Embryonic Kenyan ‘Spoken Word’ Poetry: A Case Study’. Christopher Mwiti & John Mugubi. Journal of Foreign Languages, Cultures and Civilizations, June 2015, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 01-22 ISSN 2333-5882 (Print) 2333-5890 (Online)

  • 2015: “Representations of the Postcolonial State in the Childhood Metaphor in Selected Postcolonial Texts” O T Laban, M. Wainaina, J. Mugubi. Bulletin of Advanced Scientific Research, Vol. 1. 2015. E-ISSN 2454-3691

  • 2015: “(re)Reading Mochama: Some Thoughts on Spoken Word Poetry in Kenya. John Mugubi & Christopher Mwiti. Third Text Africa, Vol. 4. East Africa,

  • 2015: “Children’s Theatre in Kenya: The Need for Child Focused Perspectives”. J. Mugubi. Jahazi (2) 1. ISBN 978-9966-028-21-1

  • 2014: “The Socio-Lingual Disposition of the Emergent Deejay Afro Film Commentary in Kenya”. G. Kimani & J. Mugubi. International Journal of art and Art History 2 (1), 2014. ISSN 2374-2321 (print), 2374-233X (Online)

  • 2014: “Public Perception of Parliament Broadcasting in Kenya: Towards Altering Mutual Attitude and Augmenting Knowledge”. S. Wandera & J.
    Mugubi. International Art and Art history 2 (1), 2014. ISSN 2374-2321 (print), 2374-233X (Online)

  • 2014: “Delineation of National Healing and Conflict Resolution in Film: A Case Study of Kenya”. International Journal of Music and Performing Arts,
    Vol. 2 (1), March 2014. ISSN 2374-2690 (Print), 2374-2704 (Online).

  • Mugubi. J (2013):“Structure in Cinema: A Synthesis of Pleasure and Edification”, International Journal of Visual and Performing Arts, June 2013, ISBN 978-9966-1572-9-4

  • Mugubi. J (2013):“Physiopsychosocial dynamics of Theatre Arts”, Incorporating Oral Culture in Education for Development: A Kenyan-German Alumni Think Tank Project. Nairobi Academic Press.Mugubi. J & C. Kebaya (Eds) (2012): African Drama & Theatre: A Criticism. Nairobi: Focus Publishers Ltd. ISBN: 9966-01-157-9

  • Mugubi. J & C. Kebaya (2012):  “The Kenyan Theatre: Its Growth and Development” Nairobi: Focus Publishers Ltd. ISBN: 9966-01-157-9

  • Mugubi. J (2012); “African Literature in a Structural and Linguistic Jail: Acknowledging, Apprehending and Advocating for Prison Break”,   International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Vol. 2 No. 22 [Special Issue – November
    2012]   ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online)

  • 2012: "Localized Nuances of Linguistic Choices in Film: A Case Study of "Tahidi High" - a Kenyan Television Drama", International Journal of Social Sciences and Education, 2012 Vol 2 issue 4, ISSN: 2223-4934 E and 2227-393X print.
  • 2011: "The Aesthetics of Children's Theatre: Appreciating and Maximizing on the Psycho-Social Potentials for Social and Economic Advancement". International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol. 1 No. 6 June 2011. ISSN 2220-8488 (print), 2221-0989 (Online)

Conferences, Seminars, Workshops

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • August 2016, 5th “Film as a Strategy for Advocating Socio-Cultural Diversity and peace: A Case of Kenya” presented at UNESCO CULTURE SYMPOSIUM. Theme: Fostering Peace, National Cohesion and Development through Culture, held at Kenyatta University – 3rd to 5th August 2016.

  • July 2015, 2nd “Use of Film as a strategy for healing and reconciliation in the aftermath of conflict: A Case of Kenya”, International Conference: “Narratives of Peace and Conflict”, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, United Kingdom

  • August 2013, 29th “Management of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder by Use of Children Fiction”, Mugubi J, Mutua M, Njuki H. Mount Kenya University, First International Research and Innovation Conference, Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

  • October 2012, 23rd & 24th “ The Physiopsychosocial Dynamics and Accruing Benefits of Theatre Arts”, Workshop on Culture and Development – Alumni Denkfabrik, CORAT Africa, Karen. Theme of Workshop: “Developing a Sustainable Education Model that integrates Oral Culture, Visual
    and Performing Arts and digital Media Platforms in Fostering Development.

  • May, 30th 2012 "Bringing to Life the Teaching of Poetry in a Classroom Situation". National Conference for Teachers of English Language and Literature, Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi.
  • April, 4th 2010 "Structural and Linguistic Jail: Acknowledging, Apprehending and Advocating for Prison. Break". The American Comparative Literature Association Conference, New Orleans, LA, USA.
  • October, 11th 2009 "Nature and Function of Film Vis a Viz Enduring Cinematic Techniques". Festival of Christian Arts, Tangaza College, Nairobi Kenya
  • December 16th 2009 Presented a paper "The Place of Theatre and Film in Society" at the French Cultural Centre Nairobi Scriptwriting Workshop
  • July 18th – 28th 2008, Presented a paper "Subverting Christianity: Appreciating, acknowledging and applauding 'Prison Break' in African Christian Choral Music" at the International Habaneras and Polyphony Festival in Torrevijja, Spain

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