KACA-ICA21 Program Announcement: ICA21 Starts May 27 at 9am (ET)

Dear KACA members, 

I hope this finds you safe and well. I would like to invite all of you to KACA-ICA virtual conference. We have THREE events in the next two weeks! Please check out information as follows! 

2021 ICA Virtual Conference _ KACA-CCA Joint Research Sessions (5/27-5/31): ICA Reg. needed. 

KACA Virtual Business Meeting (Sunday 5/30): Register here. 

KACA Professional Development Seminar (Monday 5/31): Register here

KACA membership: http://www.thekaca.org/membership 

For questions, email to Jin-Ae Kang at kangj@ecu.edu  

Thank you!

The 71 Annual International Communication Association Conference 

May 27 – 31 2021 | Virtual conference 

KACA-CCA Joint Research Session: Communicating Crisis in Networked Asia 

Chair: Jooyun Hwang | Elon University 


Jinsook Kim | University of Pennsylvania 

Soomin Seo | Temple University 

Hyunjin Seo | University of Kansas 

Framing North Korea on Twitter: Does Network Strength Explain Sentiment? 

Seok Kang | The University of Texas at San Antonio 

“The Story of You and Me”: Paratextual Analysis of Kim JiYoung, Born 1982 and Feminist Discourse in South Korea* 

JiHae Koo | Kookmin University 

* Top Paper Award 

COVID-19 Information Sharing on Social Media: Examining the Influence on Informational Reciprocity and Life Satisfaction 

Piper Liping Liu | University of Macao 

Lei Vincent Huang & Melannie Zhan | Hong Kong Baptist University 

What Do We Believe in? Rumors and Processing Strategies during the COVID-19 Outbreak in China 

Wenxue Zou & | Texas A&M University 

Collectivism and Altruistic Behavior in a Public Health Crisis: A Third-Person Effect Study of COVID-19 News among Wuhan Residents 

Yicheng Zhu | Beijing Normal University 

Ran Wei | Chinese University of Hong Kong 

Ven-Hwei Lo | Hong Kong Baptist University 

Mingxin Zhang | Huazhong University of Science and Technology 

Zongya Li | Huazhong University of Science and Technology 

CCA-KACA Joint Research Session: Social Media and Public Participation in East Asia 

Chair:  Trisha T. C. Lin, National Chengchi University, Taiwan 

Discussant: Jack Linchuan Qiu | National University of Singapore 


Social Media and Social Capital Revisited: Importance of Types of Social Media Use and Social Capital.  

Dam Hee Kim & Joshua von Herrmann, University of Arizona 

Seungahn Nah, University of Oregon 

Effects of Sponsorship Disclosure for YouTube Influencer Marketing: A Case of Korean Mukbang.   

Sieun Ha & Soontae An, Ewha Womans University  

News Consumption and Affective Polarization: Longitudinal Evidence on the Mediating Roles of Likeminded Discussion and Partisan News Hostility Gap in Taiwan.  

Xia Zheng, Indiana University  

Yanqin Lu, Bowling Green State University 

Strong-Tie Discussion, Political Trust and Political Participation: A Comparative Study of Mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan  

Minwei Ai, Chinese University of Hong Kong  

Nan Zhang, Xiamen University 

Social Resistance in Participatory Culture: Female Fan Activism in Chinese Online ACG Communities 

Yijun Luo, Independent Researcher, Hong Kong  

Lei Vincent Huang, Hong Kong Baptist University 

KACA-ICA Business Meeting / Special Talk with Dr. Nojin Kwak (Sunday May 30) 

KACA-ICA Graduate Session: Career & Life for Junior Scholars (Monday May 31) 

  • Date & Time 
    • US: Monday May 31th at 8-9pm (ET) & 5-6pm (PT)  
    • Korea: Tuesday June 1st at 9 – 10:00am 
  • Register Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0rceGprD0pH90oobe6n9zRoN6iJJiEiK2I   
  • Discussion Topics 
    • Mental Training & Work-Life Balance with Dr. Eyun-Jung Ki (University of Alabama) 
    • Research & Publication Strategies with Dr. Mo Jones-Jang (Boston College) 
    • Job Search and Networking Strategies with Dr. Jin-A Choi (William Paterson University) 
    • Build Career in a Non-Academic Sector with Dr. Seonkyoung An (GlaxoSmithKlein | GSK)   

KACA Membership Drive 

Jin-Ae Kang, Ph.D

Associate Professor
PRSSA ECU-Chapter adviser
VP – Korean American Communication Association (2019-2021)
School of Communication
College of Fine Arts and Communication
Mail Stop 524 | 103 Joyner-East
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858
Phone: +1-252-737-4359
Fax: +1-252-328-1509
Email: kangj@ecu.edu

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