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PROFILE OF DR. WALLACE KAPELE MLAGA

18 Mar 2021

PROFILE OF DR. WALLACE KAPELE MLAGA

Dr. Wallace Kapele Mlaga

Is a lecturer in the Department of Humanities and Language Education, at the University of Rwanda, College of Education since 2012. He holds a PhD in Kiswahili studies (OUT) ; Masters of Arts in Kiswahili Literature (UDOM) ; and Bachelor of Arts with Education (UDSM). Before joining higher learning institutions as an academic staff in 2008, he had taught at different secondary schools in Tanzania. Before joining the University of Rwanda, he had also served at the University of Dodoma as a Tutorial Assistant (2008- 2011) and Assistant Lecturer (2011- 2012). Apart from being a professional teacher, he is a literary historian, researcher, literary critic, and curriculum developer for secondary schools and higher learning institutions programs. His research interests are : teaching and learning ; Literature and language teaching and learning ; Literature as a tool for implementing a curriculum ; historical novels, ideology and propaganda in literary texts ; gender issues in literary works and Swahili culture and poetry. In terms of research and publications, He has researched and published widely on Kiswahili Language and literature. At the end of 2017, he published a very significant book on Kiswahili Language and Literature, which consists of various topics taught at university. The book is titled “Misingi ya Ufundishaji na Ujifunzaji wa Fasihi Karne ya 21.” Apart from that, he has a number of papers in reputable journals such as Kiswahili, Kioo cha Lugha, and Mulika. He is a member of CHALUFAKITA, CHAKAMA, and CHAUKIDU.
Email : w.mlaga@ur.ac.rw ; wamlaga@gmail.com
Phone : +250781579596

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