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

Presentations

  • Ono, Kent A. Mentality and Social Standing. The Role of Mentality in Human Life and Culture Conference. Plenary Panelist. Remote. Zoom Panel. , Presented, 2021.
  • Ono, Kent A. Why do Rhetoricians Make Such Good Leaders?: Career Diversity in Rhetoric. RSA Remote. Zoom Panel. , Presented, 2021.
  • Ono, Kent A and Alison Yeh Cheung. "Loyal. Brave. True.": Authenticizing Chinese Mulan in Disney's Live-Action Remake. Zoom Panel. , Presented, 2020.
  • Ono, Kent A. The Rise of Anti-Asian Hate, part of Panel Series "Reframing the Question." Zoom Panel. Office for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion. University of Utah. Salt Lake City, Utah. , Presented, 2020.
  • Ono, Kent A. "Witnessing" and "Pledging": Activist Rhetorics Imagining Sanctuary. Keynote Talk. Samuel L. Becker Memorial Conference. University of Iowa. Iowa City, Iowa. , Presented, 2019.
  • Ono, Kent A. and Oscar Mejia. The Contextual Study of Fugitive Rhetorics of Sanctuary. University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, New Mexico. , Presented, 2019.
  • Ono, Kent A. Asian American Media: Past and Present. Salt Lake Community College. , Presented, 2018.
  • Ono, Kent A. The Rhetoric of Sanctuary in the Post-Truth Era. Lead Speaker Series Speaker. Humanities on the Edge Speaker Series: Post-Truth Futures. University of Nebraska, Lincoln. , Presented, 2018.
  • Ono, Kent A. Legacy Media Representations and Independent and Commercial Tensions in New Media, Digital Environments. Keynote Panel. The First Shenzhen International Communication Forum. Shenzhen, China. , Presented, 2017.
  • Ono, Kent A. The Posthuman, New Materialism, and the Gendered/Racial Future in Advantageous. University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, NV. , Presented, 2017.
  • 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. , Presented, 2016.
  • Ono, Kent A. The Shifting Landscape of Asian Americans in the Media. Seinan Gakuin University. Japan Communication Association Conference. Fukuoka, Japan. , Presented, 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. , Presented, 2015.
  • Ono, Kent A. "Judo Silence": Narrating Asian American Masculinity Visually in Eric Byler's Charlotte Sometimes. University of Pennsylvania. Philadelphia, PA. September 24. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. From Immigrant Adaptation to Differential Adaptation. Tongji University. Shanghai, China. June 11. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. with Keith Gilyard. Critical Rhetorics of Race. Rhetoric Society of America. San Antonio, TX. May 24. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Amusing Ourselves to Freedom: Rhetoric, Immigration, and Dark Tourism. Grazier Lecture. University of South Florida. Tampa, FL. April 11. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Asians and Asian Americans in the Media. Wellesley College. Wellesley, MA. March 11. , Presented, 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. , Presented, 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. , Presented, 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. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. Rhetorics of Freedom and Unfreedom. Boase Lecture. Ohio University. Athens, OH. September 13, 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Shifting Global Affect: Pathos, Visuality, and Truth in Contemporary Television Advertising Rhetoric. Xiamen University. Xiamen, China. June 7, 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Rhetorical Strategy in Global Contemporary Television Advertising. Shenzhen University. Shenzhen, China. June 5, 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. Forgetting Colonialism: Avatar and (Anti-)colonial Heroism. Jilin University. Changchun, China. June 1, 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • Ono, Kent A. From Intercultural Communication to Critical Intercultural Communication. Changchun University of Science and Technology. Changchun, China. May 29, 2013. , Presented, 2013.
  • 2013 Ono, Kent A. Wishing Colonialism Away: Avatar's Postcolonial Fantasy. University of New Mexico. Albuquerque, NM. January 18. , Presented, 2013.
  • Kent A. Ono. "Collective Rhetorics of Race: Reimagining Race in a Comparative Frame." NCA. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2018.
  • Kent A. Ono. "How Colonialism Prefigures Perverse Postracial Black Monstrosity." NCA. Salt Lake City, UT. , Presented, 2018.
  • Kent A. Ono. “U.S./International Racialized Discourses of Freedom and Unfreedom.” The 6th International Conference on Multicultural Discourses. Tilburg University. Tilburg, the Netherlands. , Presented, 2018.
  • Kent A. Ono. "Anti-racism without Guarantees: Rhetorics of Race in the Post-truth Era." NCA. Dallas, TX. , Presented, 2017.
  • Derek Buescher and Kent A. Ono. "Gendered Espionage: The Double Heresy of Chelsea Manning." AFA/NCA 2017 Summer Conference on Argumentation. Alta, UT. July 21. , Presented, 2017.
  • Kent A. Ono and Alison Y. Cheung. "When Asian Americans Perform Whiteness." Association for Asian American Studies (AAAS). Portland, OR. April 15. , Presented, 2017.
  • Kent A. Ono and Sarah Projansky. "Satire in Science Fantasy Dystopia: Advantageous as Futuristic Critique." Society for Cinema and Media Studies, Chicago, IL. March 25. , Presented, 2017.
  • Pham, Vincent and Kent A. Ono. "Blogging and Vlogging for Survival." Rhetoric Society of America (RSA). San Antonio, TX. Anaheim, CA. May 23. , Presented, 2014.
  • Ono, Kent A. and Vincent Pham. "Asian and Asian American New Media Travel." Western States Communication Association (WSCA). Anaheim, CA. February 17. , Presented, 2014.
  • 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. , Presented, 2012.

Publications

  • Michael G. Lacy (date unknown). Lacy, Michael G., and Kent A. Ono (Eds.) Critical Rhetorics of Race. New York: New York University Press.. Accepted, .
  • Derek Buescher (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Euni Kim (date unknown). Asian American Movies. (pp. 94-97). The SAGE International Encyclopedia of Mass Media and Society. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Foreword: Conscious Administration with a Conscience. (pp. vii-xi). Eds. Jay Brower and W. Benjamin Myers. Critical Administration in Higher Education: Negotiating Political Commitment and Managerial Practice. London: Lexington Books.. Accepted, .
  • Alison Yeh Cheung and Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Asian Americans on Television. Ed. Paula Rabinowitz. Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Literature. New York: Oxford University Press. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Asian American Performance in White Supremacist Representation. (pp. 15-28). Eds. Dawn Marie D. McIntosh, Dreama G. Moon, and Thomas K. Nakayama. Interrogating the Communicative Power of Whiteness. New York: Routledge Taylor & Francis Group. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Preface to Part Three: Representations, Imaginations, and the Politics of Culture. (pp. 303-309). Michigan State University Press. Accepted, .
  • Vincent Pham (date unknown). Asian Americans: Model Minoritizing Digital Labor in a Post-Racial Age. (pp. 231-240). Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Vincent Pham (date unknown). Asian Americans: Model Minoritizing Digital Labor in a Post-Racial Age. Routledge. Accepted, .
  • Sarah Projansky (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Myra Washington (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Vincent Pham (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Antonio Tomas De La Garza (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Keith Gilyard (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono and Jungmin Kwon (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono and Myra Washington (date unknown). 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.. Accepted, .
  • Derek Buescher (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Kirt H. Wilson (date unknown). Creating Equitable Opportunities: The Thoughts of Two Administrator Rhetoricians. Rhetoric and Public Affairs. Vol. 24, 169-190. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Oscar Mejia (date unknown). Fugitive Rhetorics in Media Representations of Sanctuary. Departures in Critical Qualitative Research. Vol. 9, 111-115. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Contextual Fields of Rhetoric. Western Journal of Communication. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Darrel Wanzer-Serrano’s "The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation": Theoretical Contributions. Advances in the History of Rhetoric. Vol. 21(3), 315-319. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Asian American "Hipster" Rhetoric: The New Media Rhetoric of the Fung Brothers. Enculturation: A Journal of Rhetoric, Writing, and Culture. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). The Shifting Landscape of Asian Americans in the Media. Japanese Journal of Communication Studies. Vol. 45, 105-113. Accepted, .
  • Marouf A. Hasian (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Antonio Tomas De La Garza (date unknown). 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. Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). 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 Fu... Accepted, .
  • Kent A. Ono (date unknown). Review of Rogue Archives: Digital Cultural Memory and Media Fandom. (pp. E9-E11). Vol. 67. Journal of Communication. Accepted, .