Bio

Publications


Forthcoming

Wasamba, P.  Forthcoming.  Contemporary Oral Literature Fieldwork: A Researcher’s Guide. , Nairobi: Nairobi University Pressbook_cover.docx

Submitted

Wasamba, P.  Submitted.  Angela the Hammer. , London: World Englishes Press

2014

Wasamba, P.  2014.  Oral Literature Scholarship in Kenya: Achievements, Challenges and Prospects, 2 March, 2014. Preservation of Ethiopian Cultural and Literary heritage. , Debre Markos, Ethiopiaoral_literature_scholaship_in_kenya_-wasamba-.pdf

2013

Wasamba, P.  2013.  Multimedia Research and Documentation of Oral Genres in Africa: Managing the Challenges of Digitalization, 13 December 2013. Multimedia Research and Documentation of African Oral Genres: Connecting Diasporas and Local Audiences . , Rabat, Moroccomanaging_challenges_of_digitization_of_oral_genres_in_africa-1.pdf
Wasamba, P, Muchiri J.  2013.  Seoul Speaks: Narratives on Urbanisation in Korea. , Nairobi: Kenya Oral Literature Association
Wasamba, P.  2013.  Tender Touch. , Nairobitender_touch.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2013.  Storm. , Nairobistorm.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2013.  “Going beyond Data Collection in Ethnography: Options for Bridging the Gap between Researchers and Archivists.”. International Journal of African Renaissance Studies. . Vol. 7 (No. 2):4-17.abstract.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2013.  “Echoes of Dialogue in African and Korean Literatures”. The Nairobi Journal of Literature. . Vol. 7:1-12.
Wasamba, P.  2013.  “Quest for Ethnic Tolerance in Kenya: The Role of Oral History”.. Journal of Africa Affairs. 33:247-272.abstract.pdf

2012

Wasamba, P, Muchiri J, kiiru DH.  2012.  Essay as a Handshake. , Nairobi: CHSS
Wasamba, P, Sihanya B.  2012.  “What Do they get for their Sweat: Rethinking Compensation for Artists in Poor Cash-based Economies.” . Journal of African Cultural Studies. Vol. 24, (No. 2):171–183..

2010

Wasamba, P.  2010.  Morning Star. , Nairobimorning_star.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2010.  Pilgrim. , Nairobia_pilgrim.pdf
Wasamba, P, Mugambi H, Bwonya J.  2010.  Tales from my Motherland. , Nairobi: Jomo Kenyatta Foundation
Wasamba, P.  2010.  “Centring the De-Voiced: Rethinking Personhood in Oral Literature Field Research.”. The Nairobi Journal of Literature.. (No. 6):99-115.abstract.pdf

2009

Wasamba, P.  2009.  Immortal. immortal.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2009.  Down Me. , Nairobidown_me-1.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2009.  An Ethno-linguistic Analysis of Chronic Poverty in Kenya: A Background Paper”. Chronic Poverty in Kenya. , Nairobi: Institute for Development Studies
Wasamba, P.  2009.  “Ethnicity and Chronic Poverty in Kenya: A Phenomenological Approach.. African Affairs Journal. Vol. 25(No. 2):185–212.
Wasamba, P.  2009.  “The Concept of Heroism in Samburu Moran Ethos”.. Journal of African Cultural Studies. Vol. 21(No. 2):145–158.abstract.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2009.  “Politics, Ethnicity and Ethics: The Dilemmas of a Fieldworker.” . International Journal of African Renaissance Studies.. Vol. 4(No. 2):193–204.

2008

Wasamba, P, Shenk E.  2008.  “The Need to Move On: Learning from Oral Narratives in Kenya.” . Rapportage: Journal of Literary Essays, Interviews, and Profiles . Vol. xi:78–83.

2007

Wasamba, P.  2007.  Introduction to Oral Literature: Lecture Series. , Nairobi: Nairobi University Press
Wasamba, P.  2007.  Marching Backwards into the Future: Oral Literature in the Cyberspace,. Chemchemi: The Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Vol.4(No. 1):114-118.abstract.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2007.  . “Magic or Mirage: The Efficacy of Nvivo7 in Oral Literature Research”.. African Affairs Journal. Vol. 22(No. 8):141–182.abstract.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2007.  "The Pedagogical Value of Children's Oral Literature in Kenya. The Nairobi Journal of Literature.. (No. 4):63-70.abstract.pdf

2006

Wasamba, P, Indangasi H.  2006.  Our Narratives our Landscapes: Relationship between Creativity and Environmental Conservation. , Nairobi: Kenya Oral Literature Association
Wasamba, P.  2006.  “Conservation for Sustainable Development: The Unexplored Potential of Kenyan Folklore.” . Our Narratives our Landscapes: Relationship between Creativity and Environmental Conservation. . , Nairobi: Kenya Oral Literature Association
Wasamba, P.  2006.  “Preservation of Oral Literature through Research.”. The Nairobi Journal of Literature.. (No. 3):1–6.abstract.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2006.  “Conservation for Sustainable Development. The Unexplored Potential of Kenyan Folklore”. African Affairs Journal. Vol. 19(No. 12):189-200.abstract.pdf

2005

Wasamba, P, Mutea Z.  2005.  Curriculum for Trainers on Gender Equality and Women’s Participation in Local Governance. , Nairobi: Kenya Oral Literature Association
Wasamba, P.  2005.  Notes on Marjorie Oludhe Macgoye’s Coming to Birth. , Nairobi: Marimba

2004

Wasamba, P.  2004.  The Summit. Mwangaza. Vol. 2(No. 3):32-33.summit.pdf
Wasamba, P.  2004.  Rest. Mwangaza. Vol. 2(No. 3):24.rest.pdf

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