Lesson Plan: Wearable Tech and Metadata

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Rhetorical Numbers: A Workshop with Dr. Joanna Wolfe

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Talking Republican: Analyzing the GOP debate

Here, we present a computational analysis of language use in the Republican debate, looking at each candidate's rhetorical style. Donald Trump, it turns out, is a man of many, but short words; John Kasich loves asking questions; and Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz rely a lot on emotionally charged language. (more…)

Introducing Our Research Areas: Data

Over the last few years, “big data” has become a big deal. From election predictions to controversial surveillance programs, and from forms of data visualization to research in rhetoric and the humanities, digital data is being tracked, gathered, and deployed in unprecedented ways. (more…)