Rhetoric of New Media – Visual Rhetoric
114 | CCN: 77890
Instructor: Winnie Wong
Date / Time: CANCELLED
4 UnitsThis graduate and undergraduate joint seminar surveys methods and theories of visual culture, including the rhetorics and discourses of images (still and moving), media (old and new), display, circulation, value, and interpretation. Topics explored will include: spectacle, reproduction, materiality, time, style, genre, archive, truth-value, and affectivity. Students will learn multi- and interdisciplinary uses of visual materials as objects of analysis, evidence, exchange, and argumentation. Co-taught with Michael Mascuch, this course meets with Rhetoric 250G once per week. There are no prerequisites for enrolling in this course, and there is no separate discussion section.