Presentations

West, M., Jensen, M., & Stein, K. A. (2017, April) Anime and the "just" war: A critical analysis of Attack on Titan and Knights of Sidonia. Paper to be presented at the Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association Conference, San Diego, California.

Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2016, November). The "Easter Egg" syllabus as a tool for engaging online and blended classroom learners. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Stein, K. A. (2015, November). Embracing analog criticism as a tool for examining historical cases of apologia: Persuasive defense in the 1960 and 2001 spy plane incidents. Paper to be presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Stein, K. A. (2015, November). Using TEDx talks to create opportunities in the classroom, university, and the community.  Multimedia presentation to be delivered at the National Communication Association Conference, Las Vegas Nevada. 

Stein, K. A. (2015, June). “Best practices” for American cultural center directors in seeking engagement in Chinese communities.  Panel presentation at the American Centers for Cultural Exchange Conference, Xi’an, China. 

Stein, K. A., & Ostrowsky, M. K. (2015, April). Building a theoretical framework for defeasibility: Student excuses as a unique form of apologia rhetoric. Presented at the Humanities Education Research Association Conference, San Francisco, California.

Stein, K.A. (2014, June). Effective student leadership strategies for American Cultural Centers in China.  Conference for American Centers for Cultural Exchange, Shenzhen, China.

Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2013, November). Always having to say you’re sorry: An extensive content analysis of the public apologies of global leaders, organizations, and celebrities during the past century. Paper to be presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Washington, D.C. 

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., Ault, M. K., & Briscoe, J. R. (2012, November). Political, media, and citizen kategoria following Barack Obama’s “Global Apology Tour.”Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, Florida. 

Barton, M. H., & Stein, K. A. (2012, November). Yeah there’s an app for that: Using smart phone apps in public speaking instruction. Paper presented as part of the Great Ideas for Teaching (G.I.F.T.) at the National Communication Association Conference, Orlando, Florida.

Stein, K. A., & Grady, L. A. (2011, November). Voicing blame for Hurricane Katrina: Immediate and retroactive apologia of George W. Bush, Kathleen Blanco, and Ray Nagin.  Paper to be presented at the National Communication Association conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Stein, K. A., & Oh, J. (2011, March). The road to the Blue House: Korean newspaper coverage of the 2007 South Korean presidential election.  Paper submitted for presentation at the Western States Communication Association conference, Monterey, California.

Stein, K. A., Barton, M. H., & Turman, P. D. (2010, November). In the dark at Texas Tech: News coverage involving the image repair discourse of Mike Leach and Adam James.  Paper to be presented at the National Communication Association conference, San Francisco, California.

Husselbee, L. P., & Stein, K. A. (2010, August). In the rough: Tiger Woods’ apology and journalistic antapologia.  Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) conference, Denver, Colorado.

Stein, K. A. (2010, March). Couch Potato Politics: An Analysis of Candidate Television Talk Show Appearances During the 2008 General Election. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Anchorage, Alaska.

Stein, K. A. (2009, July). Campaigning Through Chit-Chat: A Content Analysis of Television Talk Show Appearances During the 2008 U.S. Presidential Primary Campaign. Paper presented at the 4th International Conference on the Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Athens, Greece.

Stein, K. A. (2008, November) Leff v.s. McGee: Close Textual Analysis and the Marriage of Theory and Object. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, San Diego, California.

Stein, K. A. (2008, April). “Boil in Tar in Hell Eternally:” Soviet Discursive Attack and the 1960 U-2 Incident. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Madison, Wisconsin. 

Turman, P. D., Stein, K. A., & Barton, M. H. (2008, April). The Voice of the Fan: Apologia, Antapologia, and the 2006 World Cup Controversy. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Madison, Wisconsin.

Stein, K. A., & Church, S. H. (2007, November). Success Strategies by Candidates in Presidential Debates, 1960-2004. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Stein, K. A. (2007, February). Mel’s Hell: Public Discourse in Response to Gibson’s Multiple Attempts at Absolution. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Seattle, Washington.

Stein, K. A. (2006, November). Antapologia in the 1960 Spy Plane Incident. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, San Antonio, Texas.

Stein, K. A., Larson, S., & Grady, L. A. (2006, June). Antapologia Arguments during the Hurricane Katrina Disaster. Paper presented at the International Society for the Study of Argumentation Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands. 

Benoit, W. L., Stein, K. A., & Hemmer, K. (2006, June). New York Times’ Coverage of Presidential Primary Campaigns, 1952-2000. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, Dresden, Germany.

Larson, S., Stein, K. A., & Grady, L. A. (2006, May). Editorial Attacks During the Hurricane Katrina Disaster. Paper presented at the Hawaii Conference on the Social Sciences, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Stein, K. A. (2006, February). Antapologia in the 2001 Chinese Spy Plane Incident. Paper to be presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Palm Springs, California.  
    

Stein, K. A. (2005, April). National Television News Coverage of the 2004 Presidential Primary Campaign. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.

Stein, K. A. (2005, April). New York Times’ Coverage of Presidential Campaigns.  Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Kansas City, Missouri.

Stein, K. A. (2004, November). Points of Stasis in the 1960 and 2000 presidential debates. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Stein, K. A. (2004, November). The evolution of an apology: Senator Trent Lott’s defense of his remarks on Strom Thurmond.  Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.  

Stein, K. A., Benoit, W. L., and Hansen, G. J (2004, November). Newspaper coverage of presidential debates. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois (Top Paper in the Argumentation and Forensics division).

Stein, K. A. (2004, November). The Pope looks forward as he looks back.  The paper was presented as part of a panel discussion at the National Communication Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois  The discussion provided a critical inquiry into the nature and strategies of Papal apologies.

Stein, K. A. (2004, March). Success stories told by award recipients at the Oscar and Golden Globe ceremonies. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Cleveland, Ohio.

Stein, K. A., Benoit, W. L., & Hansen, G. J. (2004, March). Newspaper coverage of presidential primary debates. Paper presented at the Central States Communication Association Conference, Cleveland, Ohio. 

Stein, K.A., & Benoit, W. L. (2004, May). A functional analysis of presidential direct mail advertising. Paper presented at the International Communication Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Stein, K. A. (2003, November). Success stories told by incumbent presidential candidates in television spots, 1956-2000. Paper presented at the National Communication Association Conference, Miami, Florida.

Stein, K. A. (2002, March). Verbal and nonverbal self-presentation strategies in the 2000 “Best Actress” Oscar speech.  Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Long Beach, California.

Stein, K. A. (2002, March). David Duke: Rhetorical strategies for achieving political credibility. Paper presented at the Western States Communication Association Conference, Long Beach, California. 

Stein, K. A. (2001, April). Ethical implications of digital photographic manipulation. Paper presented at the Northwest Communication Association Conference, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho (Top Paper - Student Division).