Weiming Gorman, PhD
Areas of Interest
Areas of Interest:
Global Feminist Discourse
Political Rhetoric and Mass Persuasion
Regional Studies and Effective Pedagogical Approach
China Media Research
Reviewed a submission for a special issue of China Media Research, “Rhetorical Perspective on China’s Media and Communication” (China Media Research is indexed in Communication and Mass Media Complete Database)
China Media Research (Special Issue), “Confucius Institute: How China Exerts Its Influence through Language Instruction.” Volume 10, Number 1, 2014
Weiming Yao, “The New Middle Kingdom: the Symbolic Power of the Confucius Institute’s Pedagogical Approach.” China Media Research, Volume 10, Number 1, 2014.
The Cultural Economy of Falun Gong in China: A Rhetorical Perspective. Columbia: South Carolina University Press, 2012.
Selective Peer Reviewed Conference Presentations:
Poster Presentation: "We hold up half the story: global and US women's rhetoric". Pennsylvania Communication Association 80th Annual Convention, Reading Pennsylvania.
“Wen Jiaobao’s Web Chat with Chinese Netizens: Creating an ‘Imaged Community’ in the Digital Age.” 44th Mid-Atlantic Region of Association for Asian Studies (AAS), University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh
“Confucius Comes to the US: A Case Study of How Confucius Institute Employs Language Instruction as Symbolic Power.” International and Intercultural Communication Division, Annual Conference of National Communication Association, Washington DC
“Are We Americans: The Politics of Assimilation for Asian Americans.” Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division, Annual Conference of National Communication Association, Chicago
“Falun Gong: Chinese Notion of Healing in Comparison to Western Biomedical Approach.” Health Communication Division, Annual Conference of National Communication Association, Chicago
“Forging New Tools: Adapting Western Scholarship to Non-Western Communicative Context.” Association for Chinese Communication Studies Division, Annual Conference of National Communication Association, Seattle
Women’s Rhetoric in Comparative Perspectives
Global and US Women's Rhetoric - Cross Listed with Gender Studies Women's Studies (GSWS)
Extended Diversity Experience Certificate of Achievement Honorees Awards by the Office of the Provost