Category Archives: Visual Rhetoric

lost generation

via Dennis Jerz. Good video:

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dance, commemoration, and remembrance of september 11

Some classmates and I are collecting YouTube videos incorporating dance and the remembrance of 9/11 for a pretty low-key presentation for our Public Memory course. In this first, one, the WAIT Team (Washington AIDS International Teens) choreographed and danced to … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags: racism, transphobia, marginalia

• via Dennis, BooMan on explicit racism in this election. An excerpt: Anytime they poll the American people about racism, blacks say there is more of it than whites. The raw racism on display this election season is probably more … Continue reading

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584: Weekly Position Paper #8: The Relationships between Rhetorics of Silence and Visual Rhetorics

Drawing on “the widely held assumption that a person cannot not communicate” (15, emphasis in original), Cheryl Glenn makes a strong case for understanding silence as rhetoric in Unspoken: A Rhetoric of Silence. Noting that silence is “undervalued and under-understood” … Continue reading

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the dove self esteem fund

Via the amazing Nathan Buck, this feminist YouTube video on the media and beauty industry: I don’t know a lot about Dove’s Self Esteem Fund, but I think this ad is pretty impressive — especially because it is so quick … Continue reading

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