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Kathleen Welch

Name: Kathleen Welch, University of Oklahoma

Presentation Title: "Screen Literacy: Ar-Idiot Boy, Aspasis, and Next Rhetoric and Composition Studies"

Date: March 6, 2003


The lecture is a section of the in-progress book Screen Literacy, which follows up the 1999 book Electric Rhetoric. The lecture investigates relationships between two espisodes of classical western rhetoric, specifically Aspasia's Body and Aristotle's continuing hegemony and hom composition-rhetoric is currently situated on digital screens.