Rhetoric of the Natural and Beyond
A guide for PWR 2RL: The Rhetoric of the Natural and Beyond. Tthis class will consider how "natural" is understood and/or modified in what circumstances, how it interfaces with social norms and other notions like safety and authenticity, and how these contexts and ramifications animate different negotiations of power. Topics may range from literary (e.g. magic realism and the fantastic) to social (our growing proximity and intimacy with tech devices) to medical (homeopathy or bionic implants and prosthesis).
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