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Yeqing Kong

Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media

Biography

Yeqing Kong is a Ph.D. student in Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media. Her research interests include technical and professional communication, visual risk communication, health communication, and intercultural communication.

Publications

Published

  • 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 (p. 48). ACM.
  • Ding, H., & Kong, Y. (2019). Constructing Artificial Intelligence in the US and China: A Cross-Cultural, Corpus-Assisted Study. China Media Research15(1).
  • Kong, Y. (2018). Constructing Artificial Intelligence in Newspaper: A Cross-Cultural Analysis in the US and China. In Proceedings of the 36th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication (p. 26). ACM.

Under Revision

  • Ding, H., & Kong, Y. Artificial Intelligence and Global Flows: Theorizing Knowledgescape as a Transnational Mediating Force. Technical Communication Quarterly.

Presentations

  • 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 Rhetorics 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 9thAnnual 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 8thAnnual Symposium on Communicating Complex Information (SCCI). Louisiana Tech University, Shreveport-Bossier City, LA.
  • Kong, Y. (October 2018). Identity Construction of Online Autism Community. WritersUA East Conference for Content Pros. NC State University, Raleigh, NC.
  • Kong, Y. (June 2018). Perpetuation of Stereotypes of Women via Auto-complete Search Forms on Google and Baidu. The 10thInternational Gender and Language Association Conference (IGALA10). University of Botswana, Gaborone, Botswana. [Proposal Accepted].
  • 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 7thAnnual 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 9thInternational Gender and Language Association Conference (IGALA9). City University of Hong Kong, P. R. China.

Projects

  • A Cross-cultural Visual Content Analysis of Artificial Intelligence in Journalism Photography

Education

  • B.A. in English from Hunan University, China, 2014
  • M.A. in Language and Linguistics from Lancaster University, UK, 2015
  • Ph.D. in Communication, Rhetoric and Digital Media from N.C. State, Expected 2021