January 18th and 25th
Burke, "Terministic Screens," Readings, pp. 1-10
Rank, "Learning about Public Persuasion," Readings, pp. 11-27
Gross, "Modes of Communication," Readings, pp. 28-38
Rein, "The Rhetoric of the Popular Arts," Readings, pp. 39-45
IT IS A GOOD IDEA TO BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR INSTANCES OF PERSUASION--IN EACH OF THE MODES OF COMMUNICATION--SO THAT WE CAN DISCUSS THEM IN CLASS, THE RATIONALE BEING THAT YOU MIGHT WANT TO USE ONE OR TWO IN YOUR TERM PAPER.
Segal, "Patient Compliance, the Rhetoric of Rhetoric, and the Rhetoric of Persuasion," Readings, pp. 79-85
Watson, "Shaping the Story," Readings, pp. 118-28
Dondis, "Composition," Readings, pp. 46-55
Jinks, "The Word and the Image," Readings, pp. 56-67
Proposal and Annotated Bibliography due on or shortly after February 1st.
IF POSSIBLE, THE CLASS WILL VISIT THE NICKLE ARTS MUSEUM
READING WEEK, February 19-26
Storr, "Music, Brain, and Body," Readings, pp. 86-98
Cohen, "Conclusion" to A Calculating People, Readings, pp. 99-110
Govier, "Are there two Sides to every Argument," Readings, pp. 111-28
Espenak, "Dance Therapy: The Overview," Readings, pp. 68-78
March 22nd to April 12th
PLEASE NOTE: Student presentations will take up the last part of the term. We will work out the schedule for these in class.
IT IS IMPORTANT TO ATTEND STUDENT PRESENTATIONS AS WELL AS THE SESSIONS EARLIER IN THE TERM.
The term paper is due March 29th