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Pedagogies of Public Memory: Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

Pedagogies of Public Memory: Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

1st Edition

Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman
October 12, 2017

Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the...

The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice: Procedural Habits

The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice: Procedural Habits

1st Edition

Steve Holmes
September 25, 2017

The Rhetoric of Videogames as Embodied Practice offers a critical reassessment of embodiment and materiality in rhetorical considerations of videogames. Holmes argues that rhetorical and philosophical conceptions of "habit" offer a critical resource for describing the interplay between thinking (...

Mapping Christian Rhetorics: Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

Mapping Christian Rhetorics: Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

1st Edition

Michael-John DePalma, Jeffrey M. Ringer
June 16, 2017

The continued importance of Christian rhetorics in political, social, pedagogical, and civic affairs suggests that such rhetorics not only belong on the map of rhetorical studies, but are indeed essential to the geography of rhetorical studies in the twenty-first century. This collection argues...

The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire: Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

The Radical Pedagogies of Socrates and Freire: Ancient Rhetoric/Radical Praxis

1st Edition

Stephen Brown
June 16, 2017

Situating contemporary critical praxis at the intersection of the social, the political, and the rhetorical, this book is a provocative inquiry into the teaching philosophies of Plato’s Socrates and Paulo Freire that has profound implications for contemporary education. Brown not only sheds new...

The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet: Digital Fusion

The Multimediated Rhetoric of the Internet: Digital Fusion

1st Edition

Carolyn Handa
June 16, 2017

This project is a critical, rhetorical study of the digital text we call the Internet, in particular the style and figurative surface of its many pages as well as the conceptual, design patterns structuring the content of those same pages. Handa argues that as our lives become increasingly digital,...

Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

Identity and Power in Narratives of Displacement

1st Edition

Katrina M. Powell
June 16, 2017

In this book, Powell examines the ways that identities are constructed in displacement narratives based on cases of eminent domain, natural disaster, and civil unrest, attending specifically to the rhetorical strategies employed as barriers and boundaries intersect with individual lives. She...

American Political Discourse on China

American Political Discourse on China

1st Edition

Michelle Murray Yang
June 08, 2017

Despite the U.S. and China’s shared economic and political interests, distrust between the nations persists. How does the United States rhetorically navigate its relationship with China in the midst of continued distrust? This book pursues this question by rhetorically analyzing U.S. news and...

Professional Communication and Network Interaction: A Rhetorical and Ethical Approach

Professional Communication and Network Interaction: A Rhetorical and Ethical Approach

1st Edition

Heidi A. McKee, James E. Porter
June 08, 2017

Digital technologies and social media have changed the processes, products, and interactions of professional communication, reshaping how, when, with whom, and where business professionals communicate. This book examines these changes by asking: How does rhetorical theory need to adapt and develop...

Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns: Persuading People to Be Safer

Communication, Public Discourse, and Road Safety Campaigns: Persuading People to Be Safer

1st Edition

Nurit Guttman
February 07, 2017

This book discusses the use of communication campaigns to promote road safety, arguing that they need to elicit public discourse on issues pertaining to culture, equity, gender, workplace norms, environmental issues, and social solidarity. Increasingly, new media channels and formats are employed...

Rhetorical Realism: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

Rhetorical Realism: Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Ontology of Things

1st Edition

Scot Barnett
December 08, 2016

Rhetorical Realism responds to the surging interest in nonhumans across the humanities by exploring how realist commitments have historically accompanied understandings of rhetoric from antiquity to the present. For a discipline that often defines itself according to human speech and writing, the...

The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk: A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis

The Aboutness of Writing Center Talk: A Corpus-Driven and Discourse Analysis

1st Edition

Jo Mackiewicz
December 06, 2016

Writing centers in universities and colleges aim to help student writers develop practices that will make them better writers in the long term and that will improve their draft papers in the short term. The tutors who work in writing centers accomplish such goals through one-to-one talk about...

Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age: The Transhuman Condition

Rhetoric and Ethics in the Cybernetic Age: The Transhuman Condition

1st Edition

Jeff Pruchnic
August 03, 2016

It has become increasingly difficult to ignore the ways that the centrality of new media and technologies — from the global networking of information systems and social media to new possibilities for altering human genetics — seem to make obsolete our traditional ways of thinking about ethics and...

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