Flash Fellowship: Computational Citation Categorization

It’s no secret that research is rhetorical. In the most rhetorical terms, research practices build on a discipline’s assumptions and warrants to gather evidence and to make claims based on that evidence. For most research, evidence appears in the form of citations. But are all citations created equal? Citations of...

Save the Date

Mark your calendars! Next July, The Digital Writing & Research Lab will be hosting a summer institute for developing digital field methods for scholarly research and publication. This meeting of Digital Field Methods Institute (DFMI) will focus primarily on sonic research methodologies. Emerging and established scholars are all welcome to...

Invisible Knowledge

Since you’re reading this online publication, I imagine that you, like me, leave hundreds of digital traces every day. A lot of these traces are things we can see--things like emails, texts, blog posts, twitter posts, photographs, Youtube comments, or Facebook likes. But today I’m particularly interested in the invisible,...

#TBT: Multimediating

In today’s #TBT post, we showcase an episode of the DWRL's rhet/tech podcast Zeugma. "Multimediating" considers the productive forms of risk and failure that come with introducing audio assignments into university writing courses. In the episode, Dr. Rita Raley, Associate Professor of English at the University of California-Santa Barbara, talks...

Re/Constructing Monopoly

[cs_content][cs_section bg_color="hsl(0, 0%, 100%)" parallax="false" class="cs-ta-left" style="margin: 0px;padding: 0px 0px 45px;"][cs_row inner_container="true" marginless_columns="false" style="margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;"][cs_column fade="false" fade_animation="in" fade_animation_offset="45px" fade_duration="750" type="2/3" style="padding: 0px;"][cs_text]In “Low Fidelity in High Definition: Speculations on Rhetorical Editions,” Casey Boyle presents methodological variations between critical editions and rhetorical editions. Notably, he examines how different scholars...

Writing By Design

The most obvious connection between writing and design is communication. Graphic designers communicate through visual elements, and writers communicate through the written word. Although they make use of different tools, essentially they both foreground methods that bring about an exchange of information. But can learning graphic design help us understand...