Week 3 (February 1-7)

Week at a Glance

  • Topics: Rhetorical Theory: Classical
  • Reading Posts due (please post to the appropriate Slack channel):
    • Feb. 2, 12:00 PM
    • Feb. 4, 12:00 PM

Tuesday, Feb. 2: Rhetorical Theory: Classical

Due

  • Reading posts for Feb. 2. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.

In-class

  • Topic: Rhetorical Theory: Introduction
  • Preview Rhetorical Investigation project
  • Readings to discuss:
    • Kennedy, George A. “A Hoot in the Dark: The Evolution of General Rhetoric.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 25.1 (1992): 1-21. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Fleming, David. “Rhetoric as a Course of Study.” College English 61.2 (1998): 169-191. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Hauser, Gerard A. “Rhetorical Thinking.” Introduction to Rhetorical Theory, 2nd ed. Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press, 2202. 15-37.

Homework, to do for Feb. 4

  • Reading posts for Feb. 2. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.
  • Review the collaborative “What We Know” Project.
  • Get and bring to class copies of the two academic CVs.

Homework, to read for Feb. 4

  • Crowley, Sharon, and Debra Hawhee. “Ancient Rhetorics: Their Differences and the Differences They Make.” Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students, 3rd ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2004. 1-33. (PDF in Blackboard)
  • Powell, Malea. Handout: The Practice of Reading Rhetorically. (PDF in Blackboard)

Thursday, Feb. 4: Rhetorical Theory: Classical

Due

  • Reading posts for Feb. 4. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.

In-class

  • Topic: Rhetorical Theory: Classical
  • Preview the collaborative “What We Know” Project.
  • Reading an Academic CV.
  • Readings to discuss
    • Crowley, Sharon, and Debra Hawhee. “Ancient Rhetorics: Their Differences and the Differences They Make.” Ancient Rhetorics for Contemporary Students, 3rd ed. New York: Pearson/Longman, 2004. 1-33. (PDF in Blackboard)
    • Powell, Malea. Handout: The Practice of Reading Rhetorically. (PDF in Blackboard)

Homework, to do for Feb. 9

  • Reading posts for Feb. 4. Due: 12:00 PM. Please post to the appropriate Slack channel.
    • One post should be framed as a question and one post should be framed as a comment.

Homework, to read for Feb. 9