|The Rhetoric of Food Narratives: Ideology and Influence in American Culture
||Although food takes up such a large portion of daily life, its critical interrogation is a field of study that demands greater exploration, particularly given the current cultural moment that is beginning to recognize that ignoring our relationship t...
|The rhetorical helix of the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries
||"Since the 1980s, the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries have interacted in a pattern best described as a "helix of rhetorical transformation," with each engaging in a recursive and interactive process of definition, description and ingratia...
|Framing the automobile in twentieth century American literature : a spatial approach
||"This study examines fictional representations of the automobile in American literature and argues that the American novel subverts a favorable perception of the car. While other approaches have engaged the automobile in critical discussion, I apply ...
|Race(ing) around in rhetoric and composition circles: racial literacy as the way out
||Rhetoric and composition studies has no recognizable, critical theory or body of knowledge about race that attends to the field's foundation: language, rhetoric, persuasion, literacy, or writing. The field is in a crisis, a theoretical wasteland, whe...
|Playing with fire: an examination of the other 'other' AND Interview as genre: Djuna Barnes' rhetorical voice
||Deepa Mehta's 1996 film Fire sparked controversy among right wing nationalist groups and secular audiences from the onset of its premiere in India; its popularization led to riots, the destruction of movie houses, and the ban of the film from theater...
|Toward a translingual composition: ancient rhetorics and language difference
||The purpose of this dissertation is to outline a pedagogy that promotes language difference in college composition classrooms. Scholarship on language difference has strived for decades to transform teaching practices in mainstream, developmental, an...
|Collaborative authoring and the virtual problem of context in writing courses
||Since the 1980s, the field of rhetoric and composition has embraced the idea of collaborative writing as a means of generating new knowledge, troubling traditional conceptions of the author, and repositioning power within the student-teacher hierarch...
|The literacy practices of feminist consciousness - raising: an argument for remembering and recitation
||Protesting the 1968 Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City, NJ, second-wave feminists targeted racism, militarism, excessive consumerism, and sexism. Yet nearly fifty years after this protest, popular memory recalls these activists as bra-burners—empl...