Prof. Dr. Dasnson S. Kahyana

Prof. Dr. Dasnson S. Kahyana2020-09-02T16:26:31+03:00

Prof. Dr. Danson S. Kahyana





 “The Poetics of Place and Space in Michael David Kyazze’s Zimbabwe-Set Novel, Rustlings of a Mulberry Tree(2014)”. Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society, edited Dr. Gordon. 48(2016): 209-224.

  • “Writing dictatorship and misrule in Uganda: Susan N. Kiguli’s The African Saga.” In Social Dynamics: A Journal of African Studies3 (2015): 502-515.


  • “The Potential Role of Orature in Fighting the Spread of HIV/AIDS.” In Matatu: Journal for African Culture and Society42 (2013): 159-171.
  • “Narrating National Identity: Fiction, Citizenship and the Asian Experience in East Africa.”In Africa Development. 2003 (1-2): 97-111.



  • “Okot p’Bitek’s Diagnostic Poetics and the Quest for an African Revolution in Song of Lawinoand Song of Ocol.” In Decolonizing Pathways: Postcoloniality, Globalization, and African Development. Ed. Jimmy Spire Ssentongo. Nkozi: Centre for African Studies, Uganda Martyrs’ University. 2018.17-47.
  • Kahyana, Sylvester Danson. “Representation of Violence in Ugandan Literature.” In Controlling Consent: Uganda’s 2016 Elections. Eds. Joe Oloka-Onyango and Josephine Ahikire. Trenton and Asmara: Africa World Press, 2017. 379-397.
  • “What Shall We Tell Our Children?” In Go Tell Home. Eds. Lilian Akampurira Aujo, Harriet Anena and Sam Zinunula Iga. Kampala: Femrite Publications, 2019. 41-42.
  • Kahyana, Danson (Lion 25). “Ntare School, A Haven to the Bayiira”. In The Roar of the 1990s: Memories of Ntare School Old Boys. Ed. Nick Twinamatsiko. Kampala: Kisana Consults Ltd., 2018. 195-197.
  • “My Desire” and “I Miss You” – Two poems inWe Have Crossed Many Rivers: New Poetry from Africa, edited by Dike Okoro. Lagos: Malthouse Press Limited, 2013.
  • “Fate of the Innocent” – a short story in Through Michael’s Eye: The War against the Ugandan Child, edited by Raoul J. Granqvist. Institutionen för Moderna Språk. Umeå universitet. Umeå, 2005.