Kent A. Ono portrait
  • Professor, Communication
801-585-9128

Presentations

  • Ono, Kent A. Representation Today, Tomorrow, and Forever?: The Vexed Ontology of an Iconic Media Concept. New York University. Media and Race Conference. New York City, NY. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 10/21/2016.
  • Ono, Kent A. The Shifting Landscape of Asian Americans in the Media. Seinan Gakuin University. Japan Communication Association Conference. Fukuoka, Japan. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/11/2016.
  • Ono, Kent A. Reading, Labor, and Love: Asian American Time and the Work of Audiences in Eric Byler's Charlotte Sometimes. University of Memphis. Memphis, TN. February 13. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/13/2015.
  • Ono, Kent A. "Judo Silence": Narrating Asian American Masculinity Visually in Eric Byler's Charlotte Sometimes. University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. September 24. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/14/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. From Immigrant Adaptation to Differential Adaptation. Tongji University. Shanghai, China. June 11. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/11/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. with Keith Gilyard. Critical Rhetorics of Race. Rhetoric Society of America. San Antonio, TX. May 24. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/24/2014.
  • Pham, Vincent and Kent A. Ono. "Blogging and Vlogging for Survival." Rhetoric Society of America (RSA). San Antonio, TX. Anaheim, CA. May 23. Conference Paper, Presented, 05/23/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Amusing Ourselves to Freedom: Rhetoric, Immigration, and Dark Tourism. Grazier Lecture. University of South Florida. Tampa, FL. April 11. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 04/11/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Asians and Asian Americans in the Media. Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. March 11. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 03/11/2014.
  • Pham, Vincent and Kent A. Ono. Potentially Perilous: New Media and the Asian American Condition. Unruly Justice and Politics Speaker Series. Davidson College. Davidson, OH. February 27. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2014.
  • Pham, Vincent and Kent A. Ono. Potentially Perilous: New Media and the Asian American Condition. Unruly Justice and Politics Speaker Series. Davidson College. Davidson, OH. February 27. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2014.
  • Pham, Vincent and Kent A. Ono. Potentially Perilous: New Media and the Asian American Condition. Unruly Justice and Politics Speaker Series. Davidson College. Davidson, OH. February 27. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 02/27/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. and Vincent Pham. "Asian and Asian American New Media Travel." Western States Communication Association (WSCA). Anaheim, CA. February 17. Conference Paper, Presented, 02/17/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Rhetorics of Freedom and Unfreedom. Boase Lecture. Ohio University. Athens, OH. September 13, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 09/13/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Shifting Global Affect: Pathos, Visuality, and Truth in Contemporary Television Advertising Rhetoric. Xiamen University. Xiamen, China. June 7, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/07/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Rhetorical Strategy in Global Contemporary Television Advertising. Shenzhen University. Shenzhen, China. June 5, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/05/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Forgetting Colonialism: Avatar and (Anti-)colonial Heroism. Jilin University. Changchun, China. June 1, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/01/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. From Intercultural Communication to Critical Intercultural Communication. Changchun University of Science and Technology. Changchun, China. May 29, 2013. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/29/2013.
  • 2013 Ono, Kent A. Wishing Colonialism Away: Avatar's Postcolonial Fantasy. University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM. January 18. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 01/18/2013.
  • 2012 Ono, Kent A. and Derek Buescher. The Logics of Heresy in the Case of Lt. Dan Choi. National Communication Association (NCA). Orlando, FL. Nov. 16. Conference Paper, Presented, 11/16/2012.

Publications

  • Pham, Vincent, and Kent A. Ono. Asian Americans: Model Minoritizing Digital Labor in a Post-Racial Age. Ed. Christopher P. Campbell. The Routledge Companian to Media and Race. New York: Routledge. 231-240. Published, 01/2017.
  • Pham, Vincent, and Kent A. Ono. YouTube Made the TV Star: KevJumba's Star Appearance on The Amazing Race 17. Eds. Shilpa Davé, Leilani Nishime, and Tasha Oren. Global Asian American Popular Cultures. New York: New York University Press. 74-88. Published, 01/2016.
  • Washington, Myra, and Kent A. Ono. Race, Nationalism, and Transnationalism. Ed. Jon Nussbaum. Oxford Encyclopedia of Communication. New York: Oxford University Press. http://communication.oxfordre.com/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780190228613.001.0001/acrefore-9780190228613-e-33. Released, 01/2016.
  • Projansky, Sarah, and Kent A. Ono. From Documentary to Fictional Realism: Mira Nair's Documentary Roots, Fictional Home, and Production Politics. Eds. Linda Badley, Claire Perkins, and Michele Schreiber. Indie Reframed: Women Filmmakers and Contemporary American Independent Cinema. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 171-187. Published, 01/2016.
  • Hasian, Marouf A. Jr., Jose Angel Maldonado, and Kent A. Ono. Thanatourism, Caminata Ncturna, and the Complex Geopolitics of Mexico's Parque EcoAlberto. Southern Communication Journal 80 (4): 311-330. Published, 01/2015.
  • De La Garza, Antonio Tomas, and Kent A. Ono. Retheorizing Adaptation: Differential Adaptation and Critical Intercultural Communication. Journal of International and Intercultural Communication 8 (4): 1-21. Published, 01/2015.
  • Gilyard, Keith, and Kent A. Ono. 22 Fragments from "In Conversation: Critical Rhetorics of Race." In Anne T. Demo (Ed.) Rhetoric Across Borders. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. Published, 01/2015.
  • De La Garza, Antonio Tomas, D. Robert DeChaine, and Kent A. Ono. (Re)Bordering the Scholarly Imaginary: The State and Future of Rhetorical Border Studies. In Anne T. Demo (Ed.) Rhetoric Across Borders. Anderson, SC: Parlor Press. 107-118. Published, 01/2015.
  • Ono, Kent A. Response to Constructing the "Other": Construction of Russian Identity in the Discourse of James Bond Films. Journal of Multicultural Discourses. 265-268. Published, 09/01/2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Wishing Colonialism Away: Avatar's Post-colonial Fantasy. In Rae Lynn Schwartz-DuPre (Ed.) Communicating Colonialism: Postcolonial Theory and Contemporary Communication. 169-189. Published, 01/2014.
  • Buescher, Derek, and Kent A. Ono. A Heretic of Law: Lieutenant Commander Charles Swift's Challenge of Executive Authority in the War on Terror. In Catherine H. Palczewski (Ed.) Selected Papers from the Eighteenth Biennial Conference on Argumentation. Washington, DC: National Communication Association. 255-260. Published, 12/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Mad Men's Postracial Figuration of a Racial Past. In Lauren M.E. Goodlad, Lilya Kaganovsky, and Robert A. Rushing (Eds.) Madmen, Madworld: Sex, Politics, Style and the 1960s. Durham, NC: Duke University Press. 300-319. Published, 03/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. A "Vocabulary of Feeling": Japanese American Masculinity in Conscience and Constitution. In Ronald L. Jackson, II, and Jamie E. Moshin (Eds.) Communicating Marginalized Masculinities: Identity Politics in TV, Film, and New Media. New York: Routledge. 114-127. Published, 01/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A., and Myra Washington. Representation, Relations of Power, and the Self. In Alan K. Goodboy and Kara Schultz (Eds.) Introduction to Communication Studies: Translating Scholarship into Meaningful Practice. Dubuque, IA: KendallHunt Publishing. 269-274. Published, 01/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A., and Jungmin Kwon. Re-Worlding Culture?: YouTube as a K-pop Interlocutor. In Youna Kim (Ed.) The Korean Wave: Korean Media Go Global. New York: Routledge. 199-214. Published, 01/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Foreward. In Wei Ming Dariotis and Laura Kina (Eds.) War Baby/Love Child: Mixed Race Asian American Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press. ix-x. Published, 01/2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Celine Parreñas Shimizu. The Hypersexuality of Race: Performing Asian/American Women on Screen and Scene; Jane Chi Hyun Park. Yellow Future: Oriental Style in Hollywood Cinema; Brian Locke. Racial Stigma on the Hollywood Screen: From World War II to the Present: The Orientalist Buddy Film; Jeanette Roan. Envisioning Asia: On Location, Travel, and the Cinematic Geography of U.S. Orientalism; Glen M. Mimura. Ghostlife of Third Cinema; Karla Rae Fuller. Hollywood Goes Oriental: CaucAsian Performance in American Film. Book Review. American Quarterly. 64 (4): 885-897. Published, 12/2012.
  • Ono, Kent A. Understanding Immigration and Communication Contextually and Interpersonally. In Nilanjana Bardhan and Mark P. Orbe (Eds.) Identity Research and Communication: Intercultural Reflections and Future Directions. Lanham, MD: Lexington (Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc). 133-146. Published, 12/2012.
  • Ono, Kent A. Borders that Travel: Matters of the Figural Border. In D. Robert DeChaine (Ed.) Border Rhetorics: Citizenship and Identity on the U.S.-Mexico Frontier. Tuscaloosa, AL: University of Alabama Press. 19-32. Published, 12/2012.
  • Buescher, Derek, and Kent A. Ono. Visualizing Heretical Argument: The Incongruent Imagery of Pfc. Jessica Lynch. In Robin Rowland (Ed.) Selected Papers from the Sixteenth Biennial Conference on Argumentation. Washington, DC: National Communication Association. 78-87. Published, 07/2012.
  • Lacy, Michael G., and Kent A. Ono (Eds.) Critical Rhetorics of Race. New York: New York University Press. Published, 01/2011.