Archive: Adrianne Finelli

  • Revised Rhetoric minor

    August 2, 2022

    The requirements for the Rhetoric minor have recently been revised. The Rhetoric minor now consists of 5 courses in total: 1 lower division course from any of Rhetoric 10 (Introduction to Practical Reasoning and Critical Analysis of Argument), Rhetoric 20 (Rhetorical Interpretation), Rhetoric 30 (Theory and Practice of Public Speech), Rhetoric 50 (Big Words in Law), or Rhetoric 60 (Big Words in Politics) 1 upper division course from either Rhetoric 103A…

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  • Maisie Wiltshire-Gordon selected as 2022-2023 Emerging Critic Fellow!

    June 28, 2022

    Rhetoric graduate student Maisie Wiltshire-Gordon has been selected as a 2022-2023 Emerging Critic Fellow through the National Book Critics Circle. The Emerging Critics Fellowship, launched by Elizabeth Taylor in 2017, seeks to identify, nurture, and support the development of the next generation of book critics. Critics of all ages who seek to review and write about books for print and digital outlets are eligible for…

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  • Congratulations to the Rhetoric Graduate Students on their many accomplishments!

    June 21, 2022

    As we take stock of the year just completed, let’s please take a moment to celebrate these recent career achievements by graduate students in Rhetoric: Megan Alvarado Saggese and Ryan Rhadigan each have an appointment as Assistant Professor of Native American and Indigenous Studies at Ft Lewis College in Durango, Colorado. Joel Auerbach, Nicholas Byers, and Robin Manley each hold the Daniel E. Koshland Jr Fellowship in the Art of Teaching Writing for Art of…

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  • Richard Grijalva named as one of ACLS 2022 Emerging Voices Fellows!

    May 25, 2022

    Rhetoric Lecturer, Richard Grijalva PhD., was proudly named as one of the 40 new Emerging Voices Fellows for 2022 by The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS).   Launched in 2020, the ACLS Emerging Voices Fellowship Program supports early-career scholars in the humanities and interpretive social sciences facing a challenging academic job market by enabling them to take up positions with members of the ACLS Research University Consortium.…

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  • Katie Brown and Kyra Sutton Win 2022 Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award!

    May 18, 2022

    Rhetoric Department graduate students Katie Brown and Kyra Sutton have been awarded the Outstanding GSI Award this year. The Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor (OGSI) Award honors UC Berkeley GSIs each year for their outstanding work in the teaching of undergraduates. Our faculty and undergraduates alike are proud to recognize Katie and Kyra for their exceptional dedication to their students. Congratulations, Katie and Kyra!

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  • Linda Kinstler awarded The Newcombe Fellowship and the Phi Beta Kappa Hardardt Award!

    May 12, 2022

    Rhetoric PhD candidate Linda Kinstler was named one of the 22 fellows selected as The Institute for Citizens & Scholars’ 2022 class of Charlotte W. Newcombe Doctoral Dissertation Fellows. The Newcombe Fellowship, funded by the Charlotte W. Newcombe Foundation, is the largest and most prestigious award for Ph.D. candidates in the humanities and social sciences addressing questions of ethical and religious values in interesting, original,…

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