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History of Rhetoric II: 1701 until the present

ENGL 403/504 Summer 2013 Calendar


Week One
Reading Assignment (63 pages) (177)

Mon., July 2

Course Introduction Screen Love Rhetoric and Technology

Wed., July 4

The Rhetorical Tradition (RT): General Introduction Communication in History (CH): Forward Jim Johnson (Bruno Latour): Mixing Humans and Nonhumans Together: The Sociology of a Door-Closer th RT: Part IV (including intro), the 18 Century CH: Chapters 4 and 7

Week Two
Mon., July 9

The 18 Century Making Distinctions: Making Grids The 18 Century


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Reading Assignments (7) (155)


CH: Chapter 11 RT: 19 Century (& Introduction), Whately to Willard CH: Chapters 14, 16 and 17
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Wed., July 11

Week Three
Mon., July 16 Wed., July 18 The 19 Century Making Distinctions: Making Grids Rhetoric Q&A Essay Due th The 19 Century
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Reading Assignments (48) (141)


RT: 19 Century, Bain and Hill, Spencer, Nietzsche CH: Chapters 18 and 20 RT: 20 Century (& Intro), Wolfe, Richards, Burke, and Weaver CH: Chapters 21, 22, 25 and 26
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Week Four
Reading Assignments (70) (131)

Mon., July 23 Wed., July 25

Intro Object Analysis th The 20 Century: The New Rhetoric th The 20 Century: The New Rhetoric

RT: 20 Century, Toulmin and Perelman CH: Chapters 29 and 30 RT: 20 Century, Foucault, Derrida, Booth, and Cixous CH: Chapters 32, 34 and 35
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Week Five
Mon., July 30 Wed., August 1 The 20 Century: The New Rhetoric th The 20 Century: The New Rhetoric
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RT: 20 Century, Fish CH: Chapters 36 and 37 th RT: 20 Century, Gates and Anzaldua CH: Chapters 38, 39, 40 and 41 Jennifer Bay and Thomas Rickert, New Media and the Fourfold Martin Heidegger, The Thing

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Reading Assignments (40) (81)

Week Six
Mon., August 6 Wed., August 8 The 20 Century: The New Rhetoric Object Analysis Due Show-and-Tell
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