SMC Research Colloquium 10/3/2014, 3:00 PM @ 314 BTSU: Demystifying Academic Book Publishing

SMC Research Colloquium
October 3, 2014, Friday, 3:00-4:15 PM,314 BTSU*(room change this time only)

Demystifying Academic Book Publishing (3:00-4:00)

Panelists: Drs. Al Gonzalez & Thomas Mascaro

Dr. Gonzalez is Professor in the School of Media and Communication. His research is best located at the intersection of rhetorical criticism and intercultural communication. This Friday, he will speak primarily from his experiences writing these books:  Planting the Future: The Rhetorical Legacy of Wangari Maathai, (under contract with Troubador Publishing); Intercultural Communication For Everyday Life (2014), Wiley-Blackwell; Mediating Cultures: Parenting in Intercultural Contexts (2013), Lexington Books; Our Voices: Essays in Culture, Ethnicity and Communication, 5th Edition, (2012), Oxford University Press.

Dr. Mascaro is Professor in the School of Media and Communication. He earned his MA from the University of Michigan (1990) and Ph.D. from Wayne State University (1994). His dissertation was on TV documentaries in the Reagan years. Most recently, he wrote Into the Fray: How NBC’s Washington Documentary Unit Reinvented the News (Washington, D.C., Potomac Books, 2012—now University of Nebraska Press) and was nationally recognized for the work.

Epilogue (4:00-4:20)

Presenter: Sasha Allgayer

Sasha Allgayer is first-year doctoral student and will be presenting his research at the Global Fusion conference to be held in UT-Austin, Oct. 24-26. Before going to the conference, he would like to share his research entitled, “#OGiganteAcordou (#TheGiantHasAwoken): Memes During the 2013 Brazilian Protests,” first with his professors and fellow graduate students. Your attention and feedback will be appreciated.

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