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Staff in the Department researches on and teaches drama from all parts of the world, considering that drama remains the most popular genre of literature due to its versatile manifestations, rendition avenues, and immediacy of experience. Students are exposed to dramatic tradiations from different parts of the world and across different historical epochs.

Head of Thematic Area

Prof Ciarunji Chesaina


Members of Thematic Area

Research Projects in Thematic Area

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CLT 202: Kenyan Drama and Poetry

CLT 315: European Drama

CLT 401: African Drama and Poetry

CLT 408: Southern African Literature

CLT 412: West African Literature

Possible Career Opportunities

  • Media Practitioners
  • Educators
  • Publishing and Book Industry