Jing Yin Researcher Profile

Researcher ProfilesJing Yin (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University, USA) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo and Fellow at the Molefi Kete Asante Institute for Afrocentric Studies.

Jing Yin

Her research interests include Chinese media and globalization, media discourse and representation, and non-Western feminist discourse. She won a Top Paper Award from the International and Intercultural Communication Division of the National Communication Association. She co-edited two editions of The Global Intercultural Communication Reader (Routledge, 2008 and 2014) and guest-edited a special section of China Media Research on “Cultural Traditions and Ethical Concerns in the Age of Global Communication” (Vol. 9, No. 2, 2013). She has published in such journals as China Media Research, Critical Discourse Studies, Discourse Processes, Howard Journal of Communications, JavnostThe Public: Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture, Journal of Multicultural Discourses, Journal of the Association of University Technology Managers, Review of Communication, and Technovation. Her works also appeared in several scholarly books including Chinese Communication Studies: Contexts and Comparisons, Encyclopedia of Communication Theory, Encyclopedia of Political Communication, Intercultural Communication: A Reader, and Systems and Policies for the Globalized Learning Economy. She served as a member of the editorial board of Human Communication: A Journal of the Pacific and Asian Communication Association and reviewed manuscripts for Asian Journal of Communication, Critical Studies in Media Communication, Intercultural Communication Studies, and Journal of Multicultural Discourses.

Selected Publications:

Miike, Y., & Yin, J. (2015). Asiacentricity and shapes of the future: Envisioning the field of intercultural communication in the globalization era. In L. A. Samovar, R. E. Porter, E. R. McDaniel, & C. S. Roy (Eds.), Intercultural communication: A reader (14th ed., pp. 449-465). Boston, MA: Cengage Learning.

Yin, J. (Ed.). (2013). Cultural traditions and ethical concerns in the age of global communication [Special section]. China Media Research, 9(2), 64-110.

Yin, J. (2011). Popular culture and public imaginary: Disney vs. Chinese stories of Mulan. Javnost-The Public: Journal of the European Institute for Communication and Culture, 18(1), 53-74.

Yin, J. (2009). Negotiating the center: Towards an Asiacentric feminist communication theory. Journal of Multicultural Discourses, 4(1), 75-88.

Yin, J., & Miike, Y. (2008). A textual analysis of fortune cookie sayings: How Chinese are they? Howard Journal of Communications, 19(1), 18-43.

Yin, J. (2007). The clash of rights: A critical analysis of news discourse on human rights in the United States and China. Critical Discourse Studies, 4(1), 75-94.

Yin, J. (2006). Toward a Confucian feminism: A critique of Eurocentric feminist discourse. China Media Research, 2(3), 9-18.

Yin, J. (2006). China’s second Long March: A review of Chinese media discourse on globalization. Review of Communication, 6(1/2), 32-51.

Yin, J. (2005). Constructing the Other: A critical reading of The Joy Luck Club. Howard Journal of Communications, 16(3), 149-175.

Yin, J. (2002). Telling the truth? A cultural comparison of “facilitating discussion” in American talk. Discourse Processes, 33(3), 235-256.

Author: Center for Intercultural Dialogue

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