Rhetoric of Public Memory

The Rhetoric of Public Memory
This course focuses on public memory and the various statues, memorials, sites, and spaces that construct public memory in contemporary U.S. society. In this course, we will study local Middlebury and Vermont public memories, Civil War and Confederate memories, and spaces of contention and controversy, while visiting nearby memorials and museums. Students in this class will compose analyses on these public memories and create arguments on the viability of memories in different shapes and forms. Overall, students will leave this class with a stronger understanding of not only public memory rhetoric but the various components that keep these memories alive. 3 hrs. lect.
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WRPR 0354

All Sections in Fall 2020

Fall 2020

WRPR0354A-F20 Seminar (Sanchez)
WRPR0354Y-F20 Discussion (Sanchez)
WRPR0354Z-F20 Discussion (Sanchez)