Prof. John Mugubi
Articles in Refereed Journals
- “Concomitants of Social Cultural Exigencies on Narrative preferences in the Kenyan Riverwood film”—John Mugubi & William Mureithi, Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (5—24). Vol.1 Issue 1, March 2017. ISSN 2520-4009.
- “Exploring Research Findings on the Conflicts in Jos-Nigeria” —Esther Nyam, John Mugubi & Oluoch Obura. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (67—76). Vol.1 Issue 2, April 2017. ISSN 2520-4009.
- “Form and Style of Chamba Leko Oral Songs’ Performance” —Danbello Ahmmadu, John Mugubi & Oluoch Obura. Nairobi Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences (97—106). Vol.1 Issue 2, April 2017. ISSN 2520-4009
- “Polio Eradication and Conflicting Participation in the Quest for Change: The Shere Project” — Esther Nyam, John Mugubi & John Illah. Beyond Agency: Voice and Space in Africa’s Development (170—181). Nairobi: Centre for democracy, Research and development (CEDRED). ISBN: 978-9966-1933-2-2.
- “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)
- “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)
- “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)
- “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
- “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)
- “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)
- “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
- “(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
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
- June 2017 , 29th ,“Polio Eradication and Conflicting Participation in the Quest for Change: The Shere Project” - Esther Akumbo Nyam, John Mugubi and John S.E. Illah presented at the 7th Annual AISA International Interdisciplinary Conference, June 27-30, 2017 at Multimedia University of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.
- 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
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