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Prof. Jack Ogembo

Prof. Jack E. Odongo Ogembo is the current head of the Department of Linguistics, Literature and Communication at the University of Kabianga. He holds a M.Ed degree from the University of Nairobi, M.A degree from the City University of New York and PhD degree from the University of Cape Town. He has special teaching and research interests in theories of Literature, Semiotics and General Symbolism, the Cultural Heritage and Folklore in Africa, Orality and technology.

  • Associate Professor
  • School of Arts & Social Sciences
  • Department of Linguistics, Literature and Communications
jogembo@kabianga.ac.ke

Other Roles: 

HOD - Linguistics, Literature and Communications

Contacts: 

Prof. Jack E. Odongo Ogembo University of Kabianga Tel: 0722774177

Research Interests: 

General Aesthetics in cultural studies Relationship between art and African traditional medicine.

Research & Publications: 

  1. Ogembo, J. O. & Muhoma, C. (2013) THE HOME AS TEXT: a Critical Examination of Spacio­Temporal Symbolism in Luo Context. Maseno Journal of Arts and Sciences – Atieno Odhiambo Special Issue.
  2. Ogembo, J. O. (2011) ART IN ETHNOMEDICINE: A Case Study of Juogi in Western Kenya, Lambert Academic Publishing; Germany & USA
  3. Ogembo, J. O. (2010) Body as Text: Theorizing Physiological Aesthetics in East African Literature in East African Literature, Eds. Makhoha, J. K. S., Kabaji E. & Dipo, D. –Verlag Publishers, Germany
  4. Ogembo, J. O. (2005) Medicine Made out of Myths at the Nile River, in Herausgegeben et al Ethnotherapies in the Cycles of Life, Ethnomed Institute, Munich , Germany
  5. Ogembo, J. O. (2000) Ajua Syntagm and Aesthetics Maseno University Journal Of Research

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