Faculty News: Professors Curt and Cristina Gilstrap to present at national conference

PrintThis November, two Department of Communication professors traveled to Washington DC for the 2013 National Communication Association conference. Curt and Cristina Gilstrap both presented papers at this year’s annual conference. Cristina presented on Thursday, Nov. 21 in the Health Communication Division. She co-authored a paper titled “Walking on Hallowed Ground”: A Metaphorical Analysis of Home Hospice Nurses’ Experiences with Patients. This paper conveys the results of a study in which they analyzed metaphors used by hospice workers when describing their field.

Curt Gilstrap has authored a paper in the Environmental Communication Division titled ‘ “We’re Stewards, We’re Consumers, We’re Animals”: How Ecopreneurs Construct Stakeholders and Human-Nature Connection’ which was presented Friday, Nov. 22.  This paper explored how ecoprenuers create relationships between stakeholders and the environment. Cristina Gilstrap also  co-authored this composition.

For more information about the conference and the papers presented:

Health Communication Division

Environmental Communication Division

 

About these ads

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: