Social Media in Africa: Call for scholarly chapter proposals
International Social Media Trilogy
Vol. 1: Social Media in Asia, coedited by Cui Litang, Tan Kha Kee College, Xiamen University, and Michael H. Prosser, Professor Emeritus, University of Virginia and Shanghai International Studies University; Dignity Press, 2014, 668 pages. ISBN 978-1-937570-36-1. This volume has been nominated for the outstanding 2014 edited or coedited scholarly book award for the International and Intercultural Communication Division, [US] National Communication Association.
Vol. 2: Social Media in the Middle East, coedited by Michael H. Prosser and Ehsan Shahghasemi, University of Tehran, Dignity Press, forthcoming early 2016.
Vol. 3. Social Media in Africa, coedited by Michael H. Prosser and David Balosa, Arcadia University, Dignity Press, estimated publication early 2017.
Michael H. Prosser, Ph.D. is a founder of the academic study of intercultural communication, a Fellow of the International Academy for Intercultural Research and its Life-time achievement award recipient, June 2015, Bergin, Norway. He is editor or author of 20 books, most recently for Dignity Press: with Mansoureh Sharifzadeh of Tehran and Zhang Shengyong of Dezhou University: Finding Cross-cultural Common Ground (2013); with Cui Litang, Social Media in Asia (2014); with Li Mengyu of Ocean University of China: Chinese Communicating Interculturally (2014), and A Journey to the East: Asia in Focus (2015).
David M. Balosa, MS.Ed, MA. Ed, an Angolan native, is an adjunct Professor of Reading and Composition in the English Language Institute (ELI) at Arcadia University, Glenside. Pennsylvania in the U.S.A. His research interests include: intercultural communication and cultural exchange, moral and political philosophy, political discourse analysis, Fanon studies, sociolinguistics. and Lusophone Africa Studies.David is persuing in doctoral degree in the Language, Literacy, and Culture (LLC) Ph.D program at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).
Dignity Press encourages, where possible in its published books, an emphasis on dignity, peace, human rights, social justice, gender equality, and overcoming humiliation. A founder of the Press and Human Dignity and Humiliation Network, Evelin Lindner, Ph.D., MD, has been nominated for the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize.
Guidelines for submitting proposals for scholarly chapters for Social Media in Africa.
200-300 word proposals and resumes due before October 1, 2015. Notifications identified as accepted in progress.
Completed scholarly chapters with APA sixth edition citations and references, 22-25 pages, plus biographies and thumbnail photos, February 1, 2016.
Estimated publication: early 2017.