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  1. Oct 2016
    1. For one thing, we find in the early models of rhetorical situation a notion of rhetoric as taking place, as if the rhetorical situation is one in which we can visit through a mapping of various elements: the relevant persons, events, objects, exigence, and utterances. But this place-based perspective becomes troubled when attend to the ecological models that cultural theorists (such as Shaviro, Reynolds, and Amin and Thrift) have developed alongside site-specific models of social process


    2. te trunca

      Verb: to shorten something by cutting off the beginning or end http://www.dictionary.com/browse/truncated

    3. "Make Austin Normal"

      I'd like to discuss this in class- as someone from the area.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. "discover and write about all of the issues that affect their live

      Yes, a certain amount should be on issues that are not affecting them for a well rounded individual however.

    2. futures as union workers and laborers

      And is not treating them as less because of this future. Instead she is cultivating all of the potential they have to create change with in that field, which is just as important as getting your doctorate or masters and creating change that way.

    3. BP unsuc-cessfully tried endless tactics to stop the spill

      They literally offered rewards in my area if you would post positive social media about them

    1. The use of “[i]nformal measures ranging from disapproval to threats and violence

      Makes me think of how some cultures would get along fine but others wouldn't in the preface

    2. one-way streets

      Does the fact that DC has a ton of one way streets at a certain time facilitate anything? I don't know if it's that or if they're just really annoying...

    3. I need to figure out how to use these 100% correctly

    4. an be, and is, used to exclude

      An important qualifier here with the "and is"

    5. promoting

      Crafty wording here, making it sound like a something that would be taken as positive to anyone who doesn't know that the neighborhood right next to it is primarily black. This language is an eloquent way to hide racism.

    6. In this way, the ex-clusionary built environment—the architecture of a place—functions as a form of regulation;

      Is racism this blatant/open? It seems extreme to the nth degree to have it planned within cities, but there seems not to be another alternative, its too much to be coincidence.

    1. “wealthy, mostly white residents of the northern Atlanta suburbs have vocally opposed efforts to expand MARTA into their neighborhoods for the reason that doing so would give people of color easy access to suburban communities”

      Is this type of racism openly vocalized or hidden behind eloquent language?