2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog

WRIT 30203 Urban Rhetorics

Prerequisites: ENGL 10803 or 10833, and ENGL 20803 or 20833. A rhetorical analysis of cities, parks, memorials, planned communities and civic discourse in and around what gets composed as an urban text. From a rhetorical perspective, this course will explore the historical, social, cultural and racial texts constructed in the urban environment which shape our sense of citizenship and identity in both public and private contexts. Examines current trends and topics in the American urbanscape.