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Professor Kirk St. Amant To Speak

On Tuesday, March 29th, the Rhetoric, Writing, and Linguistics Speaker Series presents a conversation with Professor Kirk St. Amant. St. Amant is a Professor of Technical and Professional Communication and of International Studies at East Carolina University and an Adjunct Professor of International Health and Medical Communication at the University of Limerick, Ireland. His research focuses on international and intercultural communication as it relates to online media and on medical communications in international contexts.  Professor St. Amant will be speaking throughout the day on the following topics:

  • 9:40-10:55am: “Editing, Style, Culture, and Language: Communicating with International Audiences”
  • 12:40-1:55pm: “Trends and Career Strategies in Technical Communication”
  • 3:30-5:00pm: “Global Communication: Technologies and Cultures”

All three talks will be held in 1210-1211 McClung Tower.

St. Amant is a senior member and a Fellow of the Society for Technical Communication (STC) and is the past President of the Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication (CPTSC). He was also the 2015 recipient of the STC’s Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research and the 2013 recipient of the Society’s Jay R. Gould Award for Excellence in Teaching Technical Communication. His recent publications include the co-authored collections Legal Issues in Global Contexts: Perspectives on Technical Communication in the International Age and Culture, Communication, and Cyberspace: Rethinking Technical Communication for International Online Environments.

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