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Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies Special Issue: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 15, 2015 - 4:31am


Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies Special Issue: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin

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Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies
Special Issue: From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin
August 2015; Vol. 15, No. 4
Introduction
Introduction: “From Emmett Till to Trayvon Martin”
Bryant Keith Alexander

Articles
Border Citizenry and the Arbitrary Civil Protection of Black Males
Ronald L. Jackson II and Murali Balaji

An Act of Terrorism: Performative (His)trocities and the Eradication of The Black Body

 

The latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly is now available.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 31, 2015 - 10:30pm


The latest issue of Communication Design Quarterly is now available.
http://sigdoc.acm.org/blog/2015/08/31/cdq-3-4/

This issue contains
“Charting an Emerging Field: The Rhetorics of Health and Medicine and Its Importance in Communication Design” by Lisa Meloncon and Erin A. Frost
“Light Lies: How Glass Speaks” by Kathleen Connellan, Damien W. Riggs, and Clemence Due
“E-Health First Impressions and Visual Evaluations: Key Design Principles for Attention and Appeal” by Allison J. Lazard and Michael S. Mackert

 

Book Announcement: Queer Praxis: Questions for LGBTQ Worldmaking


Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 21, 2015 - 5:02pm


Book Announcement: Queer Praxis: Questions for LGBTQ Worldmaking

Now available: Queer Praxis: Questions for LGBTQ Worldmaking

 

Volume 32 of Composition Forum now available!


Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 21, 2015 - 8:31am


Volume 32 of Composition Forum now available!
The newest volume of Composition Forum is now available at:
http://compositionforum.com

Volume 32 features an interview with Thomas Newkirk, a retrospective, two responses, and seven articles focusing on pedagogical theory in composition.

The volume also includes four program profiles and four reviews that may be of interest to writing scholars and teachers.

We hope you will visit the journal, and we welcome your suggestions and comments about this volume.

 

Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 1, January-March


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 12, 2015 - 7:45am


Visual Communication Quarterly, Volume 22, Issue 1, January-March is now available online is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Commentary
For Your Consideration: Fatemeh Behboudi of Iran
Berkley Hudson
Pages: 2-2
DOI: 10.1080/15551393.2015.1039409

Research
The Simian That Screamed “No!”: Rise of the Planet of the Apes and the Speculative as Public Memory
Phil Chidester
Pages: 3-14
DOI: 10.1080/15551393.2015.1026597

Journalism, Politics, and Contemporary Documentaries: A “Based on a True Story” Dossier

 

Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Volume 45, Issue 3, May-June 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 31, 2015 - 10:35am


Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Volume 45, Issue 3, May-June 2015 is now available online is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: La Idea de la Retórica Americana/The Idea of American Rhetoric

This new issue contains the following articles:

Introduction
Expanding the Idea of América
Christa J. Olson & René Agustín De los Santos
Pages: 193-198
DOI: 10.1080/02773945.2015.1032848

Articles
“The future of our history”: Rhetorics of Transformation and Power in Plutarco Elías Calles’ 1928 Informe
René Agustín De los Santos
Pages: 199-211

 

Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue sup1, 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2015 - 3:36pm


Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue sup1, 2015 is now available online is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: Rhetorics of “1989” and After: Rhetorical Archaeologies of Political Transition

This new issue contains the following articles:

Contributors' Biographies
Contributors

Pages: S1-S4
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2015.1010886

Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments

Pages: S5-S5
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2015.1010884

Introduction
Rhetorics and Revolutions: Or, Why Write About 1989?
Cezar M. Ornatowski & Noemi Marin
Pages: S6-S12

 

Games and Culture


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 12, 2015 - 4:04pm


Games and Culture
May 2015; Vol. 10, No. 3
Articles
Role-Playing the Multiculturalist Umpire: Loyalty and War in BioWare’s Mass Effect Series
Christopher B. Patterson

Shallow Gamification: Testing Psychological Effects of Framing an Activity as a Game
Andreas Lieberoth

An Iterative, Multidisciplinary Approach to Studying Digital Play Motivation: The Model of Game Motivation
Christothea Herodotou, Niall Winters, and Maria Kambouri

Playing with Trauma: Interreactivity, Empathy, and Complicity in The Walking Dead Video Game
Toby Smethurst and Stef Craps

 

Book Announcement: Disturbing Argument


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 31, 2015 - 7:21pm


Disturbing Argument

Catherine Palczewski
Routledge, Jan 30, 2015 - 471 pages

 

Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2015 is now available


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 26, 2015 - 10:21am


Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue 1, 2015 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Articles
“I Took Up the Hymn-Book”: Rhetoric of Hymnody in Jarena Lee’s Call to Preach
Paul A. Minifee
Pages: 1-28
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2014.954756

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Decorum: Quintilian’s Reflections on Rhetorical Humor
Don Waisanen
Pages: 29-52
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2014.974767

Archaic Argument: Aristotle’s Rhetoric and the Problem of First Principles
John J. Jasso
Pages: 53-68