Rhetoric Show & Tell: Narrative, Theory, Discourse


Apr 05, 2016

April 16, 2016   |   1:00 – 4:00 pm   |   160 Dwinelle

What is rhetoric? A panel of rhetoric honors students will present their thesis projects and share insights into this exciting field of study. A reception will follow with refreshments and a Q&A with students and faculty.

Panel A: 1:10 – 2:15 pm

Natalia Reyes
The Rhetoric of Chicano Literary Criticism

Stacey Nguyen
Ambiguity as the Answer to Obligation: Vietnamese Writers in Diaspora

Sophie Golub
Poetry in Public: Cross Pollination of the Arts

Hang Phung
Identity and Self-identification in Law: Comparative Case Studies of Transgender and Corporate Personhood Regulations

Panel B: 2:15 – 3:30 pm

Christopher Jelinek
Towards the Rhetoric of Seduction: Discourse, Methods, Tactics

Daniel Plautz
The Displacement of Cool from San Francisco: Gentrification in Post-Recession Mission District Murals

Alexander Mabanta
Panveillance: The Rise of Body Cameras in the United States

Claire McCully
Introducing Madam President: Portrayals of Females in Presidential Politics

Reception: 3:30 – 4:00 pm