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Mugo, Micere Githae


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  • Variants

    • Githae-Mugo, Micere
    • Mugo, M. M. G. (M. Micere Githae)
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1942
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) University of New Brunswick
        • Organization: (naf) University of Nairobi
        • Organization: (naf) St. Lawrence University
        • Organization: (naf) University of Zimbabwe
        • Organization: (naf) University of East Africa
        • Organization: (naf) Syracuse University
        • Organization: (naf) Amnesty International
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Kenya
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Kenya
    • Gender

        female
    • Occupation

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  • Sources

    • found: nuc86-64234: Ngûgĩ wa Thiong'o The trial of Dedan Kimathi, 1983, c1976(hdg. on NjP rept.: Mugo, Micere Githae; usage: Micere Githae Mugo)
    • found: LC data base, 3-14-88(hdg.: Mugo, Micere Githae; MLC hdg.: Githae-Mugo, Micere)
    • found: Mugo, M.G. African orature and human rights, 1991:t.p. (M.M.G. Mugo)
    • found: Dictionary of African Biography, accessed March 9, 2015, via Oxford African American Studies Center database:(Mugo, Micere Githae; fiction writer, pan-africanist; born 1942 in Kenya; left Kenya as political exile; PhD in literature, University of New Brunswick, Canada (1973); associate professorship at the University of Nairobi (1973); the first woman dean of the Faculty of Arts (1980-1982); a visiting professor at Saint Lawrence University (Canton, New York) (1982-1984); associate professorship in the Department of Curriculum and Arts Education at the University of Zimbabwe (1984-1991); subsequently became a Zimbabwean national; regained her Kenyan passport and nationality (2009); a BA (with honors) from the University of East Africa in Makerere, Uganda; a full professor of African American Studies at Syracuse University; a recipient of the 2004-2007 Meredith Professorship for Teaching Excellence; a strong anti-FGM (female genital mutilation) activist; gave distinguished lectures at the University of North Carolina and Cleveland State University; served on the editorial boards of journals such as “Transition, African Commentary”, “African Women”; a speaker for Amnesty International)
  • Change Notes

    • 1988-03-14: new
    • 2015-08-28: revised
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