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Rhetorical Theory 16.1 / Rhetoric and Ethics: When the Desire for Unity Meets an Insistence Upon Alterity

Yesterday, as I was imagining what I would say to close this class, kairos happened. Originally, I thought I might return to our opening class and attempt to redefine rhetoric. But then Brittney Cooper’s ““It’s the Blackness that scares everybody”: … Continue reading

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Toward Kair-erotically Thinking Techno-Determinism

I spent the morning today doing some reading/writing on my Computers and Writing presentation, which will deal explicitly with how social media played a role in diagnosing and dealing with my daughter’s cancer. One article that I read today was … Continue reading

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A Brief Definition of Rhetoric

Today was Jim Corder day in my Digital Citizenship/Expository Writing classes. I use the Corder piece to provide a substantial definition for rhetoric–since I study one of the few things in a University that people rarely recognize. If you study … Continue reading

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The Story is not the Same

Work has been overwhelming of late, and I have been ignoring my blog and my friends. Sorry about that. I have been following baseball more closely this summer than I have recently–its my lunch hour obsession. In addition to maintaining … Continue reading

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New Media Rhetoric and Wikipedia

I thought I would share my conference proposal for International Society for the History of Rhetoric conference. I have a feeling its probably a bit too contemporary (ie, it mentions computers) for this conference, but there’s no harm in trying. … Continue reading

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