Archive for April, 2011

RCID Graduation, 4 new Ph.Ds, AY 2010-11

April 21, 2011

College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Doctor of Philosophy
Rhetorics, Communication and Information Design

Joshua Mitchell Abboud…………………………..Clemson, SC
B.A., Brigham Young University; M.A., University of Arizona
Dissertation: The Ethics of Obstruction
Advisor: Dr. Victor j. Vitanza

Sergio Correia Figueiredo…………………………Riverside, NJ
B.A., Rowan College; M.A., Marshall University
Dissertation: UnComposing (Visual) Rhetoric’s: A (Strange) Comic(s) View of Writing in the Age of New Media
Advisor: Dr. Cynthia Haynes

Alicia Nicole Hatter………………………………….Snellville, GA
B.A., College of Charleston; M.A., Georgia State University
Dissertation: You Belong Here: An “Interpellative” Approach to Usability
Advisor: Dr. Tharon Howard

Josephine Nambuya Walwema……………………Mbale, Uganda
B.A., M.Ed., Makerere University; M.A., University of New Mexico
Dissertation: Tactile Interfaces: Epistemic Techne in Information Design
Advisor: Dr. Steve Katz

RCID Research Forum, AY 2010-11

April 21, 2011

The RCID program along with the CAAH thanks our faculty-colleagues for their presentations of research for the AY 2010-11.

–Fall 2010

Bryan Denham, Department of Communication Studies: “Mass Communication and Deviance Amplification: Conceptual Processes.”

Tharon Howard, Department of English: “Who Watches the Watchmen: Evaluating Multimodal Scholarship in the Academy.”

Christina Hung, Department of Art: “Peripatetic Looking: Making the Image and Its Situation.”

Jan Holmevik, Department of English: “The Electrate Ludic Transversal.”

Linda Li-Bleuel, Department of Performing Arts: “Lucie Robert’s 10 + 1: A Landmark Work in the Creation of a Performance Medium.”

–Spring 2011

Steve Katz, Department of English, “Plato’s Nightmare: Poetry in an Age of Electracy?”

Barton Palmer, Department of English: “Textual Multiplicities and the Auteur Theory: Some Thoughts on Genette and Jameson”

Diane Perpich, Department of Philosophy and Religion: “Heidegger’s Contribution to Social Ontology.”

Susanna Ashton, Department of English: “South Carolina Slave Narratives.”

Martha Skinner, Department of Architecture: “CiTy-SCAN: The Sensual and Scientific Notation of the Human Body and the City Body”

Johannes Schmidt, Department of Languages: “Resisting theory: 18th-century German theater and the education of the masses.”