May 17, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 6341 - The Rhetoric of Protest and Reform


Rhetorical analysis and criticism of speaking during reform and revolutionary protest movements. Selected areas include American Revolution, antislavery debates, Populists, Progressives, labor unrest, women’s rights, and civil rights agitation.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Conduct research in the area of rhetorics of protest and reform.
  • Define and articulate the assumptions of social movement rhetoric and action.
  • Develop a personal code of ethics for enacting and/or preventing social change.
  • Distinguish between and evaluate the merits of ‘old’ social movements as compared to ‘bridge’ and ‘new’ social movements.



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