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Public Understanding of Science


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 7, 2014 - 3:01pm


Public Understanding of Science
October 2014; Vol. 23, No. 7
Editorial
Classical Statements: A new feature of Public Understanding of Science
Martin W. Bauer

Introduction
The magic of social thought
Nikos Kalampalikis

Classical Statement
The new magical thinking
Serge Moscovici

Articles
Relationship between scientific knowledge and fortune-telling
Paichi Pat Shein, Yuh-Yuh Li, and Tai-Chu Huang

Measuring science or religion? A measurement analysis of the National Science Foundation sponsored science literacy scale 2006–2010
J. Micah Roos

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Announcing: Survive and Thrive Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 2, 2014 - 6:47pm


See: Survive and Thrive Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine is dedicated to improving the odds of survival and living well through education. We are committed to engendering and facilitating restorative therapies for the sick and injured, their caretakers, families, and medical professionals. We welcome all who are dedicated to saving lives and the aesthetic experience in healing regardless of the kind of illness or injury.

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Seeking infor for documentary about the Coalition's founding and its first 25 years

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Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 2, 2014 - 6:45pm


Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:30:08 -0400
From: Alexandra Hidalgo
To: coalition@cwshrc.org
Subject: [Coalition] Seeking photos of the Coalition's members and
history for documentary
Message-ID:

Content-Type: text/plain; charset="utf-8"

Dear Coalition Members,

As some of you know, I am making a documentary about the Coalition's
founding and its first 25 years that is currently under review for the
upcoming *Peitho* special issue. The reviewers felt that images of the

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October free e-book: In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 1, 2014 - 7:07pm


It’s a midterm election and the airwaves are filled with nasty attack ads. Aren’t they a blot on our politics? John G. Geer takes a contrarian view in our free e-book for October, In Defense of Negativity: Attack Ads in Presidential Campaigns .

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The English department at North Dakota State University seeks a full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in Writ


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 30, 2014 - 6:48pm


Department of English
Writing Program Administrator Position
North Dakota State University

Position Announcement

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Duquesne University is searching for an Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Writing Studies


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 30, 2014 - 6:46pm


Duquesne University is searching for an Advanced Assistant/Associate Professor in Writing Studies. Please see the job ad below. I’m happy to answer any questions you have about the position, the English Department, Duquesne University, or Pittsburgh.

I hope your semesters are going well!

Sincerely,
Jim

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James P. Purdy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of English/Writing Studies
University Writing Center Director
Duquesne University
620 College Hall | 412-396-1293 | purdyj@duq.edu

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CFP: Journal of Games Criticism


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 26, 2014 - 12:13pm


Nicholas A. Hanford, gamescriticism@gmail.com

CFP: Journal of Games Criticism

The Journal of Games Criticism (ISSN: 2374-202X) is seeking submissions from game developers, designers, bloggers, journalists, and academics for its January 2015 issue. JGC accepts articles, book reviews, experimental game reviews, and letters to the editor. This open access journal publishes peer-reviewed videogame criticism and analysis as well as essays on the topics of methodology and design.

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5 Things You Would Read in an Independent Study about Baudrillard

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Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 24, 2014 - 8:19am


So I am directing an independent study on Baudrillard next semester, something I agreed to because I had read, like, tons and tons of it when I was younger.

Much younger apparently. It feels so much harder to read at 41 than it did at 28.

If you could recommend the 4 works by Baudrillard that you simply must read, and one work about or applying Baudrillard that you simply must read, what would they be?

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Digital Rhetoric


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 23, 2014 - 3:40pm


The Communication Department at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a tenure track position, open rank, in the study of Digital Rhetoric working from one or more of the following perspectives: (1) publics, social movements, or formally organized politics; (2) race, ethnicity, gender, or sexuality; (3) contemporary Continental social theory; (4) comparative, cross-cultural, postcolonial, or anthropological studies. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in communication or a related field, a record of high quality scholarship, and a strong teaching record.

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Twitter Feed: Doing Rhetoric at Minnesota Conference

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Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 21, 2014 - 12:50am


Today, there was an interdepartmental rhetoric conference sponsored by the student chapter of RSA at the U of MN.
https://www.facebook.com/writumn
Below is the schedule, then the Twitter feed. It was an excellent conference.

Friday:
12:00: Keynote speaker, Jeanne Fahnestock
1:45: Afternoon refreshments
2:12: Panel, "Object Oriented Criticism"
Respondent: Arthur Walzer
3:45: Panel, "Rhetoric Theory in and through the Ages"
Respondent Jeanne Fahnestock
5:00: Adjourn for the day

Saturday:
9:00: Panel, "Argument and Authority"
Respondent: Cate Palczewski

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