Rigorous analysis of every rhetoric and racism is vital.
“The Good Men Project” and Calls for Full Inclusion (Or, “Women” and “Men,” Part II) – Website Review Series #3
Gender, sex, sexual orientation are social constructions that need appropriate attention.
How can we help students read and analyze scholarly works, successfully?
“Students” or “Citizens” of Colleges and Universities (Working Thoughts): – Hidden Power of Words Series, #17
In a continuation of the hidden power of words series, AJP suggests that we think about “students” as “citizens” of academic communities.
Basic overview of Saussure’s fascinating theory of semiotics.
This article explores numerous issues related to historical memory and struggles for equality.
Birth in the United States, the Pledge of Allegiance, and the Cluster of Signs, Symbols, and Sounds Called “English”
Yesterday too many people across the Internet were “losing their mind” over students at a Pine Bush, New York, school saying the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic as part of a diversity celebration. See one article here. And Facebook responses… Read More ›
A Case Study Looking at the Rhetoric of Journalism Bias: Structure, Photography, Voice, and Events at the University of Oklahoma
They say good journalism is free from (overt, excessive) biases. Such standards are impossible, without even considering the personal interests of a writer. The rhetoric of an article, even when seemingly balanced, helps speak to the “true” agendas–conscious or unconscious–of… Read More ›