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Yeqing Kong

Graduate

Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media

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Bio

Yeqing Kong is a Ph.D. candidate in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Her research and teaching interests include technical and professional communication, environmental and health risk communication, rhetoric of science and technology, digital rhetoric, visual rhetoric, social justice, cross-cultural communication, professional writing, and discourse analysis.

Publications

Published

  • Kong, Y., Ranade, N., Chen, J., & Hannah, M. (2020). A critical look at computational methods in corpus analysis. Proceedings of the 38th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM Digital Library.
  • Kong, Y. (2020). What to expect when you are learning data visualization: A textual analysis of course syllabi. 2020 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (ProComm).
  • Ranade, N., & Kong, Y. (2020). Custom or off-the-shelf software: Making the right choice for corpus analysis. 2020 IEEE International Professional Communication Conference (ProComm).
  • Kong, Y. (2019, October). Artificial intelligence in news photographs: A cross-cultural visual content analysis. In Proceedings of the 37th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM.
  • Ding, H., & Kong, Y. (2019). Constructing artificial intelligence in the U.S. and China: A cross-cultural, corpus-assisted study. China Media Research15(1), 93-105.
  • Kong, Y. (2018). Constructing artificial intelligence in newspaper: A cross-cultural analysis in the U.S. and China. In Proceedings of the 36th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. ACM.

Under Revision

  • Ding, H., & Kong, Y. (Revising manuscript; submission anticipated February 2021). Theorizing knowledgescape as a transnational mediating force: Artificial intelligence and global flows. Global Media and Communication.
  • Kong, Y., Xie, C., & Ding, H. (Revising manuscript; submission anticipated March 2021). Analysis of technical and professional communication academic job market: A corpus-assisted study of job advertisements. Journal of Technical Writing and Communication.
  • Kong, Y. & Ding, H. (Revised and resubmitted September 2020). Artificial intelligence as a national or global enterprise? Corpus-assisted analysis of the U.S. and Chinese AI discourses. Connexions in International Professional Communication & Design (i.p.c.d.).

Presentations

  • Ding, H., Kong, Y., Wang, J., Xie, C., Jones, H., & Ray, K. (February 2020). AI-assisted recruiting and screening: Tools, processes, and strategies. The 9th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI), Norfolk, VA.
  • Kong, Y. (October 2019). Artificial intelligence in American and Chinese online news: A cross-cultural visual content analysis. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) Conference. Portland State University, Portland, OR. (Second Place Winner in Student Research Competition, Graduate division)
  • Kong, Y. (April 2019). Introducing LancsBox: data visualization tool. Technical Communication Association (TCA) SpeedCon. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Xie, C. & Kong, Y. (April 2019). Effects of hedging: A computational rhetorical analysis of HPV vaccine in news coverage. Carolina Rhetoric Conference. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Kong, Y., & Xie, C. (March 2019). A rhetorical topoi analysis of the construction of HPV vaccine in news media. The 9th Annual Graduate Student Research Symposium. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Kong, Y., & Xie, C. (February 2019). A corpus-assisted analysis of academic job advertisements in Technical and Professional Communication. The 8th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI). Louisiana Tech University, Shreveport-Bossier City, LA.
  • Kong, Y. (October 2018). Identity construction of the online autism community. WritersUA East Conference for Content Pros. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Kong, Y. (August 2018). Constructing artificial intelligence in newspaper: A cross-cultural analysis in the U.S. and China. Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC) Conference. Milwaukee, WI. (Third Place Winner in Student Research Competition, Graduate division)
  • Kong, Y. (April 2018). Use card sorting to create information architecture. Technical Communication Association (TCA) SpeedCon. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Ding, H., & Kong, Y. (February 2018). Cross-cultural narratives about artificial intelligence: Competing imaginaries and agendas of the U.S. and China. The 7th Annual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI). East Carolina University, Greenville, NC.
  • Kong, Y. (May 2016). A corpus-based critical discourse analysis of the representation of Chinese women in Chinese and UK press. The 9th International Gender and Language Association Conference (IGALA9). City University of Hong Kong, P. R. China.

Website

yeqingkong.com

Education

B.A. English Hunan University, China 2014

M.A. Language and Linguistics Lancaster University, U.K. 2015

Ph.D. Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media North Carolina State University 2021

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