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Linda Bergmann


Submitted by Nathan Johnson on January 12, 2014 - 4:42pm


With sadness, I forward news from Purdue. The following email is from Nancy Peterson, head of the English Department. We have lost an important member of the rhetoric community.

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From: "Peterson, Nancy J"
Date: January 12, 2014 at 2:46:08 PM EST
To: CLA - ENGL - All
Subject: sad news

Dear all,

I am sorry to have some very sad news to share with you about Linda Bergmann. Linda passed away suddenly yesterday morning at home. She was a wonderful colleague and friend, and we will miss her dearly.

 

Maps of Science, Social Science, and the Humanities


Submitted by Nathan Johnson on January 2, 2012 - 9:46am


This article contains great examples of visual rhetoric and disciplinary mapping. It's worth a read.

Bollen J, Van de Sompel H, Hagberg A, Bettencourt L, Chute R, et al. 2009. Clickstream Data Yields High-Resolution Maps of Science. PLoS ONE 4(3): e4803.

http://www.plosone.org/article/info:doi/10.1371/journal.pone.0004803