#YesWeCode as Counter Narrative Campaign

  The year of 2012 was the Year of the Code, when non-profit organizations, celebrities, politicians, and Silicon Valley CEOs joined in the Learn to Code Movement. Considering that digital technology is rooted in American society and that the tech industry will produce thousands of jobs in the coming years, goes the argument, coding isContinue reading “#YesWeCode as Counter Narrative Campaign”

Sound Rhetoric and the Body

Photo by Flickr user r. nial bradshaw Stone, Jonathan. “Listening to the Sonic Archive: Rhetoric, Representation, and Race in the Lomax Prison Recordings.”Enculturation 19 (2015). Web. In this article, Stone uses recorded voice, decenter rhetorical historiography, and ethics of multimodal listening to study the archived music of African American prisoners. His analysis demonstrates how sonic rhetoricContinue reading “Sound Rhetoric and the Body”

Rhetorical Analysis Extended

When I teach visual rhetorical analysis, the language is couched in the rhetorical situation and the rhetorical triangle. I want to say these three articles are doing the same thing but the language for analysis and the depth in critical thinking is rich and sophisticated. Finnegan’s framework for analyzing visuals through production, reproduction, and circulationContinue reading “Rhetorical Analysis Extended”

Conception of Rhetorical Analysis

My conception of rhetorical analysis borrows ideas from my reading in literacy studies and my observation of the moves people make when producing and creating digital composing genres. Essentially, my framework complicates conceptions of author, text, and audience in a world digital writing technologies. I think much of what we read in this week’s readingsContinue reading “Conception of Rhetorical Analysis”