Rhetoric 152AC student, Nicholas De Léon, receives 2018 Student Research Prize for submission, “On Frederick Douglass, ‘poor whites,’ and the rhetoric of opposites”
Nicholas De Léon, a student in Professor Nadesan Permaul's course, Rhetoric 152AC, was selected as the recipient of the 2018 Student Research Prize from UC Berkeley's American Cultures Center. De Léon received the prize for his submission, "On Frederick Douglass, 'poor whites,' and the rhetoric of opposites." Read more about De Léon's exemplary work and watch his acceptance speech here. Congratulations, Nicholas!
We are introducing a brand new special topics course for Fall 2018 entitled, "Science & Public," taught by Professor Nasser Zakariya! This course counts toward the Public Discourse concentration for Rhetoric Students. Special Topics in Rhetoric : Science and Public Rhetoric 189A | CCN: 32905 Instructor: Nasser Zakariya 4 Units T/TH 9:30-11:00am, 222 Wheeler Science in public takes different shapes. It is defended as universal knowledge essential to … read more
Nicholas Lawson, Rhetoric and Political Science Double Major and Junior Transfer is this year's recipient of the American Cultures Student Prize for his submission one of his Rhetoric 152AC essays titled, "Frederick Douglass, 'poor whites,' and the rhetoric of opposites,"
Natalia Reyes, B.A. Rhetoric, Class of 2016, Wins 2018 Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans
Natalia Reyes wins a 2018 Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans, a graduate school fellowship for outstanding immigrants and children of immigrants in the United States, to support an MFA in English at the Iowa Writers' Workshop. At UC Berkeley, Natalia earned a BA in rhetoric with a concentration in public discourse and a minor in creative writing. Motivated by her belief in a more just world, Natalia became a Communications Fellow with the Haas Institute for a Fair and … read more
Back by popular demand, the Rhetoric Department's dynamic public speaking course is open for Summer 2018 enrollment! In Rhetoric 2: Confronting Arguments, students explore how everyday interactions -- from small talk at the grocery store to televised political debate -- are opportunities to persuade (or be persuaded), and they'll practice techniques for speaking up when it really matters. This unique, interactive class is a fun way for students to prepare for personal, political, and … read more
Rhetoric PhD Alum - Annie Hill Accepts Faculty Position with Dept of Rhetoric & Writing at University of Texas at Austin
Congatulations to Annie Hill, former Rhetoric PhD graduate joins the faculty of the Department of Rhetoric & Writing at the University of Texas at Austin in Fall of 2018
Yael Hacohen's short story, "A Letter to Whoever is Wearing My Boots," has been published in the online literary publication Treehouse. Read her story here. Yael Hacohen is a first-year PhD student in the Rhetoric Department. Congratulations, Yael!
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C. Canada STS Program’s Annual Straker Lecture 2018 David Bates Professor, Department of Rhetoric, University of California, Berkeley “Thinking outside the body: on the technical evolution of … read more