Capstone Peer Review Update

Currently,  I’m researching the topics of death, materiality, and tavern culture. I have chosen an artifact—the memorial plaque of Bud Foote. Foote was a regular at Manuel’s Tavern and an important person to the Atlanta community as an English professor at Georgia Tech and the co-founder of the Atlanta Folk Music Society. Here’s a video […]

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“Rhetoric’s Other” Annotations

Sonic annotations of Lisbeth Lipari’s “Rhetoric’s Other: Levinas, Listening, and the Ethical Response” Interesting difference between hearing and listening… “Can you hear me now?” unknown artist, via Creative Commons and SoundBible.com _____________________________________________________________________   “…language reverberates with the echoes of every utterance ever spoken” (238) “Crystal Echoes” from Sea and Night by Sergey Cheremisinov, via Creative […]

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CTW: Humphrey and Hulin

“Where can we find authority in a book with multiple authors working in different modalities? (Humphrey 5)” In his comic “Multimodal Authorship and Authority in Educational Comics: Introducing Foucault and Derrida for Beginners,” Aaron Humphrey explores the idea of authority and how it is embodied through multimodal texts with multiple authors. He does this by […]

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CTW Response #3

Multimodal composition is more prevalent in digital writing and publishing now more than it ever has been since the Internet came into America’s homes less than twenty-five years ago. With writing being present in more digital spheres, an author must learn to create a piece that works together, and not against, with the medium that […]

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CTW 3

Comics have entered the classroom, and educators have taken notice. Traditionally viewed in academia as less than, comics had been relegated to the realm of entertainment. Now, however, academics have begun to understand that comics enable a presentation of information in different ways than traditional academic texts allow. Comics are bridging the gap between the […]

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Book Review

For my book review, I ventured into the world of Public Relations (PR) with Making It in Public Relations: An Insider’s Guide to Career Opportunities by Leonard Mogel. In this career guide, Mogel describes the responsibilities of a public relations professional and examines various case studies of PR  performed in the top PR firms. He speaks on […]

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Senior Portfolio Artifacts

Local Atlanta Bands English 3120 (Digital Writing and Publishing), Dr. Ashley Holmes, Spring 2015 My target audience for the project is for anyone who is interested in music and lives in the Atlanta area. I focused on showcasing bands whose members who around my age, so, the main audience could focus in on young people […]

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Senior Portfolio Critical Reflective Essay

Rhetoric is the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion. – Aristotle (Rhetoric) I began my studies at Georgia State University in January 2011 as a freshman transferring from a smaller community college. I was already an English major and I was ready to choose a specific concentration for my […]

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