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PWR 2MGE: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Rationality and Culture: Rhetorics of Reason, Madness, and Science

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Winter 2020 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2MS: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Seriously Funny: The Rhetoric of Humor

Prerequisite: PWR 1. As a rhetorical technique, humor holds unique persuasive power on a variety of political and cultural stages, evident in popular parody, satire, roasts, alternative news sources, public relations campaigns, and advertisements. Given this importance, we might ask, "what makes humor persuasive?" In this course, we will study humor through a variety of critical lenses, including those that examine humor as a unique appeal to pathos and those that argue it is entirely reliant upon logic. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Autumn 2017 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2NC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: California Dreaming: The Golden State's Rhetorical Appeals

PWR 2 courses focus on developing strategies for presenting research-based arguments in both written and oral/multimedia genres. Questions we may ask in this course: How were farmworkers successfully unionized, and how were these workers treated during the COVID-19 pandemic? What is the relationship between restaurants promising sustainable seafood and the decimation of California's kelp forests? What economic opportunities drew Gold Rush-era Chinese immigrants to California, and how were these immigrants treated as they built the railroads? For a full course description see pwrcourses.stanford.edu/pwr2/pwr2nc. For all PWR courses see https://pwrcourses.stanford.edu/ Enrollment is handled by the PWR office. Prerequisite: PWR 1.
Terms: Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 4
Instructors: Cannon, N. (PI)

PWR 2NF: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Language Gone Viral: Investigating the Rhet. of Social Media and Digital Comm.

Prerequisite:  PWR 1. In this course, we will reinforce our understanding of the research writing process and develop oral communication skills to investigate changes in digital language use. This course also examines the extent to which our daily lives have become deeply dependent on our usage of personal electronic devices for online communication. Is our attachment to technology truly limiting the quality of our conversations? Or could such interactions provide a means for introverts to better interact with others? For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2
Instructors: Fahim, N. (PI)

PWR 2PBA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Calling All Astronauts: Researching, Writing, and Talking about Tomorrow

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Autumn 2017 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2PBB: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Mindful Rhetoric

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Spring 2020 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2PBC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Why Do Geniuses Come in all Sizes, Shapes, and Colors?

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Autumn 2019 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2RC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Red Pill or Blue Pill? : The Rhetoric of Drugs

Prerequisite: PWR 1. The theme of this course is the relationship between humans and drugs, particularly how the human brain interacts with and is altered by ingested substances. Simultaneously we will explore how drug use is promoted, regulated, sensationalized, and commercialized. We will examine a wide range of perspectives: indigenous discovery, cultural and medical applications, biological mechanisms, sociological implications, artistic and poetic interpretation, and constitutional law. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Terms: Sum | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2RHA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric of Composition

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Spring 2020

PWR 2RHB: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric of Presentation

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Further work in developing skills in argument and research-based writing, with emphasis on both written and oral/multimedia presentation of research. For more information about PWR 2, see https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2. For full course descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office.
Last offered: Spring 2020
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