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Law, Culture and the Humanities February 2016; Vol. 12, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2016 - 9:27pm


Law, Culture and the Humanities
February 2016; Vol. 12, No. 1
Editorial
Editorial
Austin Sarat

Commentaries: “Law and Music”
The Paradox of Performative Immediacy: Law, Music, Improvisation
Sara Ramshaw

Making a Point and Making a Noise: A Punk Prayer
Desmond Manderson

From Orpheus to Yothu Yindi: Music and Legal Cultures
Kieran Dolin

“Every Tone Was a Testimony”: Black Music, Literature, and Law
Christopher Michael Brown

Articles
Justice and Legitimacy: Rawls, Schmitt and the Normativity of Law
Charles Olney

 

Free Book: The Thousand-Year Flood


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2016 - 9:25pm


 

Visual Communication February 2016; Vol. 15, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2016 - 9:24pm


Visual Communication
February 2016; Vol. 15, No. 1
Articles
A social semiotic analysis of instructional images across academic disciplines
Amy Alexandra Wilson and Melanie Landon-Hays

Contrasting (power of) visual and textual discourses in art studies: a critical perspective
Anabela Da Conceição Pereira

Signs of social change on the bodies of youth: tattoos in Korea
Judy Park

Space as designs for and in learning: investigating the interplay between space, interaction and learning sequences in higher education
Marie Leijon

Visual Essay

 

Communication Research February 2016; Vol. 43, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2016 - 9:20pm


Communication Research
February 2016; Vol. 43, No. 1
Articles
Beyond Rationality: The Role of Anger and Information in Deliberation
Nuri Kim

Developing Moral Sensitivity Through Protest Scenarios in International NGDOs’ Communication
Daniel Pinazo Calatayud and Eloisa Nos Aldas

The Formation of Physician Impressions in Online Communities: Negativity, Positivity, and Nonnormativity Effects
Jonathan D’Angelo and Brandon Van Der Heide

 

Book Announcement: Relocating Authority Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration by Mira Shimabukuro


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2016 - 9:15pm


Relocating Authority
Japanese Americans Writing to Redress Mass Incarceration
by Mira Shimabukuro

The George and Sakaye Aratani
Nikkei in the Americas Series,
edited by Lane Ryo Hirabayashi

"A significant, often beautifully written book . . . Relocating Authority will make an important contribution to the field."
---John Duffy, University of Notre Dame

 

The Most Significant Passage in Aristotle's Rhetoric, or How Function May Make Moral Philosophers of Us All Gerard A. Hauser


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 4, 2016 - 4:16pm


"At the beginning of his Rhetoric, Aristotle reviews the state of current thinking and finds it lacking because it has not dealt with rhetoric's essential feature, proof. In the Rhetoric, Aristotle's professed mission is to correct this fault, to found rhetoric as an art through an examination of its essence. This concern for the essence of rhetoric-that which makes it to be what it is and not something else leads me to a familiar passage which I nominate as among the most fundamental in its significance for the way in which we read the Rhetoric.

 

The Most Significant Passage on Rhetoric in the Works of Francis Bacon


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 3, 2016 - 2:28pm


The Arts intellectual are four in number; divided according to the ends
whereunto they are referred: for man's labour is to invent that which is
sought or propounded; or to judge that which is invented; or to retain
that which is judged; or to deliver over that which is retained. So as the
arts must be four: Art of Inquiry or Invention: Art of Examination or
Judgment: Art of Custody or Memory: and Art of Elocution or Tradition.
(Kitchin 1973 edition, II.xii.3)

In remarkable ways Bacon is here both recapitulating rhetoric's past and contributing

 

Digital Humanities Quarterly on “Comics as Scholarship”


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 30, 2015 - 5:19pm


New issue (9.4) of Digital Humanities Quarterly on “Comics as Scholarship”: http://www.digitalhumanities.org/dhq/preview/

 

Memory Studies January 2016; Vol. 9, No. 1


Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 30, 2015 - 5:07pm


Memory Studies
January 2016; Vol. 9, No. 1
Editorial
Memory | Materiality | Sensuality
Lindsey A Freeman, Benjamin Nienass, and Rachel Daniell

Articles
The objects that lived: The 9/11 Museum and material transformation
Marita Sturken

Imperial designs: Remembering Vietnam at the US–Mexico border wall
Victoria Hattam

The Berlin Wall after the Berlin Wall: Site into sight
Jonathan Bach

Guidebooks, postcards, and panoramas: The building of Montserrat through modern mass media
Josep-Maria Garcia-Fuentes

Atomic childhood around 1980
Lindsey A Freeman