(Materials marked with an asterisk (*) will be located on E-Reserves; materials marked with two asterisks (**) are located at on-line sites available through the IU Library Portal; materials marked with three asterisks (***) will be available in the CMCL Mail room for photocopying.)
09/03 Rhetoric and Public Culture: The Problematic Broadly ConsideredRead:
Bender, John and David E. Wellberry. “Rhetoricality: On The Modernist Return of Rhetoric.” In The Ends of Rhetoric: History, Theory, Practice, ed. John Bender and David E. Wellberry, 3-39. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1990.*
Jasinski, James. “Introduction: On Defining Rhetoric As An Object of Intellectual Inquiry.” Key Concepts in Contemporary Rhetorical Theory. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 2001.*
McGee, Michael Calvin. “On A Materialist’s Definition of Rhetoric,” in Explorations in Rhetoric: Studies in Honor of Douglas Ehninger, ed. Raymie E. McKerrow, 23-48. Dallas, TX: Scott, Foresman and Co., 1982.*
Horner, Winifred B. “The Changing Culture of Rhetorical Studies,” Rhetoric Review 20 (2001): 5-65.*
Rhetoric and Public Culture in Pre-modernity
09/10 Framing the Debate I: Sophistic Rhetoric and the Logon TechneRead:
Poulakos, John. Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1995. iv-73.*
Pericles, "Funeral Oration"*"Funeral Oration" (and for a hyperlinked version see Dr. J's Illustrated Pericles' Funeral Oration)
Protagoras, Great Speech"" from Plato's Protagoras*
Gorgias, "On the Non-Existent," and "Encomium on Helen" (and for a different translation see "Encomium on Helen)
Prodicus, "Heracles on the Crossroads"*
Web Resources on the Presocratics and Sophists:
09/17 Framing the Debate II: Philosophy as “The” Critique of Rhetoric and Public Culture
Plato, Phaedrus (Jowett Translation)
C. Jan Swearingen, “A Lover’s Discourse: Diotima, Logos, and Desire,” In Reclaiming Rhetoric: Women in the Rhetorical Tradition, ed. Andrea Lunsford, 25-52. Pittsburgh, PA: U. of Pittsburgh P., 1995.*
Recommended: Poulakos, John. Sophistical Rhetoric in Classical Greece. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1995. 74-112.***
Web Resources on Plato:09/24 Rhetoric As Practical ReasonRead:
Aristotle, On Rhetoric: A Theory of Civic Discourse. Trans. George A. Kennedy. New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. 25-215 (Bks. I and II), 288-92.
Recommended: Garver, Eugene. “Rhetorical Topics and Practical Reason” and “Deliberative Rationality and the Emotions” in Aristotle’s Rhetoric: An Art of Character. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1994. 76-138.***
Web Resources on Aristotle:Aristotle (Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
Aristotle's Topoi (Stnaford Encyclodedia)
Aristotle's Ars Rhetoric (Hypertext Version Based on the Rhys Roberts Translation)
Bibliography on Aristotl (Meg Zulick)
Aristotle's Enthymeme (Bibliography)
Dialectical Reasoning in Aristotle's Rhetoric (James Comas)
10/01 Rhetoric As The Performance/Constitution of Public Culture
Isocrates I (The Oratory of Classical Greece, Vol. 4). Trans. David C. Mirhandy and Yun Lee Too. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2000. 1-11, 61-66, 137-81, 201-264.
Recommended: Hariman, Robert. “Civic Education, Classical Imitation, and Democratic Polity,” unpublished ms., 2003.*
Web Resources on Isocrates:
Isocrates: A Brief Biography
Bibliography on Isocrates (Meg Zulick)
Isocrates, Diogenes, and Aristotle
Isocrates: On The Origins of Citizenship
Isocrates, Freese Translations On-Line
Michael Calvin McGee, Isocrates: A Parent of Rhetoric and Culture Studies
Michael Calvin McGee, Choosing A Poros: Reflections on How to Implicate Isocrates in Liberal Theory
Norman Clark, Isocrates As Critical Servant
Rhetoric and Public Culture in Contemporary Times
(Or, “Where Have You Gone Joe Dimaggio …
A Nation Turns It’s Lonely Eyes to You ….”)
10/08 Critical Rhetorics, Productive Criticism, and Social CritiqueRead:
Lucaites and Condit, “Introduction,” LC&C, 1-14, 213-215, 609-613.
Leff, Michael. “The Habitation of Rhetoric,” LC&C, 52-63.
McKerrow, Raymie E. “Critical Rhetoric: Theory and Praxis,” LC&C, 441-63.
McGee, Michael Calvin. “Text, Context, and the Fragmentation of Contemporary Culture,” LC&C, 65-78.
McGee, Michael Calvin. “Fragments of Winter: Racial Discourse in America, 1992.” In Rhetoric in Postmodern America: Conversations With Michael Calvin McGee. Ed. Carol Corbin. New York: Guilford Press, 1998. 159-88.*
Ivie, Robert L. “Productive Criticism Then and Now.” American Communication Association Journal
Burke, Kenneth. “Comic Correctives.” Attitudes Towards History. 3rd Ed. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1984. Orig. pub. 1935. 166-178.*
Burke, Kenneth. “The Rhetoric of Hitler's ‘Battle.’” In The Philosophy of Literary Form. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1941. 191-220.*
Blair, Carol, et al. “Disciplining The Feminine,” LC&C, 563-90
10/15 Rhetoric, Epistemology, and the Technological “Remediation” of Social Knowing
Facilitators: Dance, Givens, Holbrook
Scott, Robert. “On Viewing Rhetoric as Epistemic,” LC&C, 131-40.
Farrell, Thomas. “Knowledge, Consensus, and Rhetorical Theory,” LC&C, 140-53.
Goodnight, G. Thomas. “The Personal, Technical, and Public Sphere of Argumentation: A Speculative Inquiry in the Art of Public Deliberation,” LC&C, 251-64.
Hariman, Robert. “Status, Marginality, and Rhetorical Theory,” LC&C, 35-51.
Bolter, Jay David, and Richard Grusin. Remediation: Understanding New Media. Cambridge, MA: MIT University Press, 1999. 44-50.*
Deibert, Ronald J. Parchment, Printing, and Hypermedia: Communication in World Order Transformations. New York: Columbia University Press, 94-110, 113-36, 175-201.*
McDaniel, James P. “Figures for New Frontiers, From Davcy Crockett to Cyberspace Gurus,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 88 (2002): 91-111.*
10/22 Rhetorical, Ideology, and Political Style(s) … Or, in Search of Rhetorical AgencyFacilitors: Becker, Dixon, McKaskle
McGee, Michael Calvin. “The Ideograph: A Link Between Rhetoric and Ideology,” LC&C, 425-440.
McGee, Michael Calvin. “The Origins of ‘Liberty’: A Feminization of Power.” Communication Monographs, 47 (1980): 23-45.*
Campbell, Karlyn Kohrs. “The Rhetoric of Women’s Liberation: An Oxymoron.” LC&C, 397-410.
Dow, Bonnie, and Mari Boor Toon, “’Feminine Style’ and Political Judgment in the Rhetoric of Ann Richards,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 79 (1993): 286-302.*
Hariman, Political Style, 1-12, 51-95, 177-195.
10/29 Rhetorical Publics and CounterpublicsFacilitators: Donovan, Johnson, Zhang
Hauser, Gerard. Vernacular Voices: The Rhetoric of Publics and Public Spheres. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1999. 13-81.*
Warner, Michael. “Publics and Counterpublics,” Public Culture, 14 (2002): 49-90.**
Warner, Michael. “Sex in Public” in Publics and Counterpublics. New York: Zone Books, 2002. 187-208.*
Green, Ronald Walter. “Rhetorical Pedagogy as a Postal System: Circulating Subjects through Michael Warner’s ‘Publics and Counterpublics,” Quarterly Journal of Speech, 88 (2002): 434-444.*
DeLuca, Kevin and Jennifer Peeples. “From Public Sphere to Public Screen: Democracy, Activism, and the “Violence” of Seattle,’ Critical Studies in Media Communication, 19 (2002): 125-151.*
Pezzullo, Phaedra C. “Resisting ‘National Breast Cancer Awareness Month’: The Rhetoric of Counterpublics and their Cultural Performances,” Quarterly Journal of Speech: (in press).*
11/05 Identity, Constitutive Rhetorics, and the Social ImaginaryFacilitators: Hale, Motter, RossingRead:
Burke, Kenneth. “Identification” [From: A Rhetoric of Motives] and “Paradox of Substance” [From A Grammar of Motives] excerpted in Kenneth Burke: On Symbols And Society. Ed. Joseph R. Gusfield. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1989. 179-92, 235-246.*
McGee, Michael Calvin. “In Search of ‘the People’: A Rhetorical Alternative,” LC&C, 341-56.
Charland, Maurice. “Constitutive Rhetoric: ‘The Case of the Peuple Quebecois’,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 73 (1987): 133-50.*
Terrill, Robert E. “Colonizing the Borderlands: Shifting Circumference in the Rhetoric of Malcolm X,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 86 (2000): 67-85.*
Kaplan, Michael. “Iconomics: The Rhetoric of Speculation,” Public Culture 15 (2003): 477-493.*
Ivie, Robert L. “Evil Enemy v. Agonistic Other: Rhetorical Constructions of Terrorism,” Review of education, Pedagogy, and Cultural Studies 25 (2003): in press.*
11/12 Rhetorical Memories and Socio-Political Traumas (Or, (Re)membering Vietnam Through the
Lenses of WWII, and Visa Versa)
Facilitators: Gepfort, Ritsma
Benjamin, Walter. “Theses on the Philosophy of History.” In Illuminations, ed. Hannah Arendt, Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken Books, 1969. 253-264.*
Zelizer, Barbie. “Reading the Past Against the Grain: The Shape of Memory Studies,” Critical Studies in Mass Communication 12 (1995): 214-39.*
Ehrenhaus, Peter. “Why we Fought: Holocaust Memory in Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan,” Critical Studies in Media Communication 18 (2001): 321-337.*
Hasian, Marouf. “Nostalgic Longings, Memories of the “Good War,” and Cinematic Representations in Saving Private Ryan,” Critical Studies in Media Communication 18 (2001): 338-358.*
Owen, A. Susan. “Memory, War and American Identity: Saving Private Ryan as Cinematic Jeremiad,” Critical Studies in Media Communication 19 (2002): 249-382.*
Biesecker, Barbara. “Remembering World War II: The Rhetoric and Politics of National Commemoration at the Turn of the 21st Century,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 88 (2002): 393-409.*
Hariman, Robert and John Louis Lucaites. “Public Identity and Collective memory in U.S. Iconic Photography: The Image of “Accidental Napalm,” Critical Studies in Media Communication, 20 (2003): 35-66.*
11/19 Rhetorical and The Body – Or Towards A Thoroughgoing Rhetorical MaterialismFacilitators: Fogarty, Loewing
Selzer, Jack and Sharon Crowley, eds. Rhetorical Bodies. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1999.
· Jack Selzer, “Habeas Corpus: An Introduction,” 3-15;
· Blair, Carole, “Contemporary U.S. Memorial Sites as Exemplars of Rhetoric’s Materiality,” 16-57;
· Peter Mortensen, “Figuring Illiteracy: Rustic Bodies and Unlettered Minds in Rural America,” 143-170
· Faigley, Lester, “Material Literacy and Visual Design,” 171-202;
· Barbara Dickson, “Reading maternity Materially: The Case of Demi Moore,” 297-314;
· Celeste Michelle Condit, “The Materiality of Coding: Rhetoric, Genetics...,” 326-356;
· Sharon Crowley, “Afterword: The Material of Rhetoric,” 357-66.
Jordan, John. “Addressing the Body in Online Shopping Sites,” Critical Studies in Media Communication 20 (2003): 248-268.*
12/03 What Can A Rhetoric Be? Class Presentations
12/10 What Can A Rhetoric Be? Class Presentations Continued