Bio

Dr. James Orao, PhD, Lecturer - German Studies

Date and Place of Birth: Kisumu, 18th August 1978

Education:

Dr. Phil. JAMES ORAO » PhD (WWU-Münster), MA (University of Nairobi), B.Ed. (Kenyatta University)«
P.O. Box 0716546190 – 00100, Nairobi
mobile: (+254) 716 546 190
E-Mail: oraojames@gmail.com
jorao@uonbi.ac.ke

Main Topics of Research Interest:
German Studies and German as a Foreign Language, Comparative Literature, Inter- and Transcultural Literature, Contemporary Literatures in English and German.
Cross-Cultural Experience:

Publications


2021

  2021.  Moving the Centre: Positions and Locations of African Speculative Fiction. . African Literature Today. 39

2020

2019

2018

2017

Orao, J.  2017.  Identity and Nationalism in MG Vassanji’s ‚The In-Between World of Vikram Lall’. Samosa Festival. , University of Nairobi

2014

Orao, J.  2014.  Metaphern der Migration: die Figurationen des Reisens in der zeitgenössischen deutschsprachigen Migrationsliteratur. Schwerpunkte der DaF-Studiengänge und Germanistik im östlichen Afrika.. , Göttingen: Universitätsdrücke Göttingenmatdaf91_ostafrika_auszuege.pdf

2011

  2011.  Migrationsliteratur und die Großstadtliteratur: Neue Zugänge zu einem alten Thema. . Acta Germanica. German Studies in Africa. 39(39/2011):82-96..

2009

  2009.  The Kenyan Indigenous Language and the Mass Media: Challenges and Opportunities. . Multilingualism and Language Policies in Africa. SPIL PLUS . 38(38/2009):77-86..

2005

  2005.  The Media in Cross Border Relations: An Example from the Project ‘Das Keniabild in der Deutschen Presse’. Across Borders: Benefiting from cultural differences. , Nairobi: DAAD

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