CA 374 syllabus - Communication Arts/Religious Studies 374:...

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Communication Arts/Religious Studies 374: Rhetoric of Religion Spring 2011 Lecture: Tuesdays and Thursdays 9:55-10:45 a.m. Sterling Hall Room #1310 Instructor: Michelle Murray Yang E-mail: mlmurray1@wisc.edu Office: Vilas Hall 6164 Office Hours: Thursdays noon-2:00p.m.; also by appointment Discussion Section TA: Erik Hjalmeby erikhjalmeby@yahoo.com Course Objectives: In this course, we seek to 1) explore the relationship between and implications of Western rhetorical theory and Western religious thought; 2) investigate key figures and important concepts in the historical development of rhetorical theory as well as diverse modes of rhetorical analysis; 3) use these analytical concepts to critically examine artifacts related to religious expression. Required Texts: Maddux, Kristy. The Faithful Citizen: Popular Christian Media and Gendered Civic Identities. Waco: Baylor University Press, 2010. This text is available for purchase at UW bookstore. The Course Packet is available electronically at http://www.fuminyang.com/michelle/. You can also order a paper copy at Bob’s Copy Shop on University Avenue. Exam Dates Midterm Exam: Thursday, March 3 Final Exam: Tuesday, May 10 2:45-4:45 p.m. *Please note that students must take the exams on these dates. No early or late exams will be permitted. Students unable to take the exams should drop the class and take it during a future semester. Assignments with Grading Weights
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