The Blogora: The Rhetoric Society of America
visual rhetoric


Are you interested in seeing a really smart work in penultimate form?

Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 14, 2013 - 1:36pm

Are you interested in seeing a really smart work in penultimate form?

Click here: see Marguerite Helmers' new chapter in a forthcoming book.

And click here: learn more about the project.


Visual Rhetoric

Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 29, 2012 - 6:34pm

Tell Ronald Reagan
Women's Trust
Offset, 1984
Washington, D.C.
Reblogged from --syntaxfactory


Visual Rhetoric through Protest/Dissent at this year's NCA

Submitted by Jeremy Adolphson on July 11, 2012 - 8:12pm

It's been a little while since my last blog, but I would really like to have a more active presence on the Blogora. I'm not sure if many of you are following discussions on Crtnet as it relates to controversies about hosting the annual NCA conference in Disney. A recent thread today brought to light an interesting approach blending performance, visual rhetoric and dissent. Attached is the initial post:

>>Rebecca Walker,

Dear colleagues and friends,


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.


Wally Wood classic on visual rhetoric

Submitted by syntaxfactory on December 27, 2011 - 9:31pm


Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) : Happy 4th!

Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 5, 2011 - 2:20pm

Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG)

From the CSPG:


Erasing a Clinton

Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 10, 2011 - 6:30pm

Here, a Clinton:

Here, not:

Here, a set of explanations with implications for cross-cultural implications for visual rhetoric, gender and intellectual property.


Coming Home

Submitted by Maxwell on October 22, 2010 - 12:04pm

I am sitting in the Journalism Library reading the intro to Pat's book, and I'm having some trouble concentrating on it.