CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
In memory of Professor Efurosibina Emmanuel Adegbija,
Professor of English Linguistics (1952 – 2005).
As many of you are aware, Professor Efurosibina Emmanuel Adegbija passed on January 8, 2005. He was a distinguished professor of English linguistics, an excellent scholar and astute academic whose academic career spanned a period of twenty-eight years. He continues to be remembered for his dedication to academia and his several publications which include five full length books, six edited books, and thirty-one chapters in books and journal articles that continue to serve as excellent reference materials in the academic community nationally and internationally. A detailed biography and list of publications for Professor Adegbija can be viewed at http://www.indiana.edu/~ipda/Adegbija/biography.html.
It is to honour this great academic that the editors of the international journals Issues in Political Discourse Analysis and Issues in Intercultural Communication invite teachers, colleagues, students, and friends of Professor Adegbija to contribute to a joint publication of special editions to be dedicated in his memory.
Contributions are invited for publication in special editions of the Issues in Political Discourse Analysis and Issues in Intercultural Communication. Contributions are particularly sought from any of the several areas of research interests of Professor Adegbija, which span across the focus of both the IPDA and the IIC. They include:
- Writing/Use of English
- English a Second Language
- Language Contact
- Discourse Analysis
- Applied English Linguistics
- Language Learning and teaching
- Language Education
- Language Policy and Language Planning
- Language Attitudes
Interested contributors are encouraged to make use of the journal’s guidelines for authors (attached herewith) for their submissions.
For more information about the journals, please visit http://www.indiana.edu/~ipda and http://www.indiana.edu/~ipda/iic.
Submissions must be received by November 30, 2007 and should include author’s contact information. All submissions will be peer reviewed and contributors will be contacted for revisions where necessary. Publication of these special editions is anticipated for March 2008.
Please direct all inquiries and submissions to Samuel Gyasi Obeng, Issues in Political Discourse Analysis and Issues in Intercultural Communications (general editor) at firstname.lastname@example.org or Christine I. Ofulue (guest editor) at email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.