Joshua Usman

Joshua Usman holds Master degrees in Language and Literature from both the University of Abuja and the University of Lagos, Nigeria, as well as a PhD in Literature from the Nelson Mandela University, South Africa. His areas of expertise include Cultural Studies, intertextuality, African orality and by extension applied linguistics in the field of forensic linguistics.

List of recent publications:

"African Folklore: a Catalyst in Contemporary African Fiction" (Literature). Issues in Language, Vol. 7 (1). Centre for Language Studies, University of Sarawak, Malaysia- Usman Joshua & Marius L. Crous-2017.

"Indigenous Narratives as Experimented Cinematic Texts". South African Journal of Folklore Studies. University of South Africa (UNISA).- Usman Joshua.

"Media Transformation of Oral Culture". Journal of Research and Development in Arts and Social Sciences (JRDASS), Federal University, Lokoja, Nigeria.

"The Question of Nigerian Culture in Hausa Films". Journal of Research and Development in Arts and Social Sciences (JRDASS), Federal University, Lokoja, Nigeria

"Promoting Scientific and Technological Discourse in Indigenous Language for Manpower Productivity in Nigeria". TETFung National Research, Nigeria-

"Challenges of Teaching Oral English in Nigerian High School". Issues in Language, Vol. 3 (1). Centre for Language Studies, University of Sarawak, Malaysia

"Intertextuality in Oral Literature and the Media: An Overview". Usman Joshua, & Mustafa Lynda Jummai, International Journal of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies, No.16, University of Nigeria, Nsukka

"Movie Subtitling as Technique for Indigenous Language Teaching". Usman Joshua and Abdulsalam Aisha Journal of Business & Organisational Development, Vol. 1(1), PP 8-14, August, 2013.International Research Group.

"Non-Implementation of Research Findings and Its Implications for Economic Growth and Development In Nigeria". Usman Joshua, Journal of Education & Leadership Development, Vol. 2 (1), PP 12-14, August, 2013. International Research Group

"Manpower Productivity and Promotion of Technological Discourse in Indigenous Language: A Case Study of Art Work in Bida Town- Nigeria". Usman Joshua, Journal of Business & Organisational Development, Vol. 1(1), PP 1-7, August, 2013. International Research Group.

"Pragmatics in Forensic Linguistic Development for Security and Crime Management in Nigeria". Usman Joshua, Journal of Education & Leadership Development, Vol. 2(1), PP 15-19, September, 2013. International Research Group.

"The Media and Human Rights Issues in Nigeria: The Imperative of Educational Broadcasting". Santas Tsegyu & Usman Joshua, Journal of Education & Leadership Development, Vol. 2 (1), PP 20-25, October, 2013. International Research Group

"The Relevance of Oral Tradition in Enhancing Hausa Movie Industry". Usman Joshua,Ohwovoriole Felicia,  The Bridge; Journal of Language, Literature and Communication Studies (JOLLACS)Vol.2, No 4, 2013 NSU, Keffi.

"Films as Meta- Narratives in Selected Nigerian Movies (Nollywood)". Usman Joshua, Agu, Margaret, Ndatsu,Amina Kaka, International Journal of Advanced Research(IJAR), Manuscript Number:IJAR-1678

"Transference and Preservation of Cultural Heritage in Movie Production". Usman, Joshua,Agu, Margaret Nonyerem, Diko, Ali Joshua, The Criterion: International Journal of English. ISSN( 0976-8165)

"Corruption in Nigeria: Developing an Ethical Mind-Set for Accountability". Usman, Joshua, SantasTsegyu; Mustafa, Lynda Jummai, Journal of Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, ISSN (Paper) 2224-5766 ISSN (Online)2225-0484(The International Institute for Science, Technology and Education ,IISTE)

"Proverbs as Determinant of Cultural Identity: The Imperative of the Three Regional Languages in Nigeria". Usman, Joshua, & Mustafa, Lynda Jummai, International Journal of Research in Humanities, Arts and Literature (IMPACT IJRHAL:ISSN (Online)2321-8878

"Intertextuality in Oral Literature and the Media: An Overview". Usman Joshua, & Mustafa Lynda Jummai, International Journal of Communication: An Interdisciplinary Journal of Communication Studies, No.16, University of Nigeria, Nsukka. ISSN: 1597-4324- 2015