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Department of Literary Studies

About the Department

The department of Literary Studies, domiciled in the School of Arts and Social Sciences. The Department of Literary Studies, formerly known as the department of Literature, is one of the departments that has been in existence since the inception of Maseno university in 1991.The BA program in Literature has been offered ever since to students of literature but the courses have also benefited students in the Bachelor of Education program specializing in the teaching of English and Literature.



The department is staffed by one (1) Associate Professor, three (3) Lecturers and two (2) Assistant Lecturers (with M.A.) All the staff are qualified in Literature and undergo continuous capacity building in Literature related training through learned conferences, workshops and research.