Category Archives: pathos

CCCC’s Recap #1: Expanding Rhetorical Publics: the Zoo, the Cemetery, and the Chapel”

While at CCCC’s, I had the pleasure of attending Steven Mailloux, D. Diane Davis, and Michelle Ballif’s panel “Expanding Rhetorical Publics: the Zoo, the Cemetery, and the Chapel.” Mailloux’s talk “Human Acts, Divine Publics” wonders whether it is possible to … Continue reading

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Yeah, We Already Knew That

Via the Blogora today, a piece in Newsweek on evolution and irrationality. It probably shouldn’t irk me that the piece makes no mention of rhetoricians, but it does (its got philosophers and cognitive scientists, but no rhetoricians). Its clear the … Continue reading

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