Category Archive: rhetoric

‘The Right to not be Addressed’

‘The Right to not be Addressed’

This paper was written for the 2015 University of South Carolina Rhetorical Theory Conference, which meets in October. The conference theme is “Rhetorical Theory’s Others,” and …

 

Database, Narrative, Robots, and Witches

Database, Narrative, Robots, and Witches

Last week, I was scheduled to give a talk at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee entitled “Narrative, Database, and Algorithm in the Hospitable Network.” Unfortunately, the …

 

Paul Cret and the Decorum of Objects

Paul Cret and the Decorum of Objects

For this year’s Rhetoric Society of America conference, I organized a panel called “Object-Oriented Rhetoric: The Case of the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.” Scot Barnett and …

 

Rhetorical Distributions

Rhetorical Distributions

Image Credit: Complex Network by yobink During the past year and a half, Dale Smith and I have been working on a project entitled “Rhetorical Distributions: The …

 

Gorgias’s Paignion

Gorgias’s Paignion

Image Credit: “Procedural Art” by hyfen This is a presentation I delivered at last week’s Conference on College Composition and Communication. It was part of a …

 

The Decorum of Objects

The Decorum of Objects

Image credit: “Putney Oscillator” by peff   I’ll be attending the University of South Carolina Conference on Rhetorical Theory in mid-October. This is a unique conference for a couple of …

 

Working Through ‘Hospitable Code’

Working Through ‘Hospitable Code’

A Malian woman builds a small tent for her family so that her guests can sleep in the family’s home. Photo Credit: “Hospitality II” by Arriving …

 

A Role for Rhetoric in Software Studies, Part 1

A Role for Rhetoric in Software Studies, Part 1

Photo Credit: “Cool Runner” by Nirmal Thacker