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Wesonga Robert
  • Tutorial Fellow
  • School of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Department of Linguistics, Literature and Communications

Other Roles: 

Member of the University Timetabling Comittee
Member of the School Academic Committee


Dr. Wesonga Robert, PhD P.O BOX 2030 - 20200 Kericho, Kenya Mobile: +254 721 228 487

Research Interests: 

  • Literature, Theatre Arts and Films Studies

Research & Publications: 


2012: ‘Portrait of a Teenager in a Kenyan Television Drama: Tahidi High: a Critical Analysis’, (2012), LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishers (Germany) GmbH & Co. KG. ISBN 978-3-8473-1908-5

 Articles in Refereed Journals

  1. 2017: ‘Same Story, Different Narratives: A Postcolonial Reading of Literary Texts and Corresponding Film Adaptations.’ A paper in Nairobi Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences. October, 2017, Vol. 1 Issue 8. ISSN: 2523-0948.
  2. 2017: ‘Things Fall Apart Back to the Owners: Adapting Achebe’s Text to Film for the Igbo Populace.’ A paper in Nairobi Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences. November, 2017, Vol. 1, Issue 9. ISSN: 2523-0948.
  3. 2017: ‘Prototypes of Teenagers and Construction of Identity in Adolescents through Film: A Study of Tahidi High – a Kenyan Televidion Drama.’ A paper in Nairobi Journal for Humanities and Social Sciences. August, 2017, Vol. 1, Issue 6. ISSN: 2523-0948.
  4. 2013: ‘Setting as Technique in a Kenyan Television Drama: The Case of Tahidi High.’ Chapter to be published in International Journal of Social Sciences; School of Visual & Performing Arts, Kenyatta University. June, 2013 Vol. 1, Issue 1. ISBN: 987-9966-1572-9-4.
  5. 2012: ‘Localized Nuances of Linguistic Choices in Film: A Case Study of “Tahidi High” - a Kenyan Television Drama.’ A chapter in International Journal for Social Sciences and Education 2012 Vol. 2 Issue 4, ISSN: 2223-4934 (electronic), ISSN 2227-393X (printed)

Short Story Authored

  1. 2017: ‘Holy Mission’ in anthology of short stories, The Warm Heart of Africa and other Stories. Longhorn Publishers Nairobi. ISBN. 996631574-8 /9789966315748

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