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PWR 2KC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Technology and the Rhetoric of Embodiment

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See https://undergrad.stanford.edu/programs/pwr/courses/pwr-2.
Last offered: Autumn 2015 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KD: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Un-Performing Ourselves: The Design and Craft of Presentations

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. Exploration of how the application of performance techniques makes academic or professional presentations more compelling. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Last offered: Winter 2013 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KDA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Remix Culture

Prerequisite: PWR 1. What does a musical about founding fathers ( Hamilton) have to say about current political upheaval? What do plastic surgery resorts have to say about identify politics? What does Steph Curry's game have to say about Hamlet - and about Prince - with alternative forms of masculinity? In this course we will examine contemporary mashups and remixers and you will build a research project to ground our work across the quarter creating interesting, meaningful, and dynamic presentations and papers. 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 2018 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KDB: Writing & Rhetoric 2: This is America: Virals, Videos and Values

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 2018 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KDC: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Myth and the Contemporary: Talking Across Two Worlds

What do ancient myths have to tell us about our current world? What do stories say about AI, Genetic Engineering, Climate Change, and Social Justice? How does the difference of old perspectives offer us fresh takes on the new? In this course, we will consider world myths that have been retold by such writers as Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Neil Gaiman, JK Rowling, and Margaret Atwood, and in such dramas as Game of Thrones, Us, Her, Embrace of the Serpent, and The Revenant. For course videos and full descriptions, see https://vcapwr-catalog.stanford.edu. Enrollment is handled by the PWR office. Prerequisite: PWR 1.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 4 | UG Reqs: Writing 2
Instructors: DiPirro, K. (PI)

PWR 2KM: Writing & Rhetoric 2: A Planet on the Edge: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Energy

Prerequisite: PWR 1. Sea-level rise, the halting of major ocean circulatory currents, outbreaks of superstorms leading to floods and droughts - can an energy revolution still save a planet on the edge? This class explores the intricacies of sustainable energy, focusing on the myths, slogans, and rhetorical narratives that surround these debates. For example, is environmentalism inherently at odds with economic prosperity? Does living an environmentally conscious lifestyle require personal sacrifice and suffering? How does rhetorical framing affect the research, implementation, and public perception of new technologies in the field of sustainable energy? 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 2018 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KMA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Natural Enemies: The Rhetoric of Invasion Biology

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. Study of the use of metaphors and argument in the context of invasion biology and species conservation, especially the effects those metaphors and claims have on practice and policy outcomes. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Last offered: Spring 2010 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KR: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Propaganda and 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. This course takes as it theme the tool of propaganda and its relationship to truth. 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: Moore, K. (PI)

PWR 2KS: Writing & Rhetoric 2: Happy Now? The Anatomy of Happiness

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. How the emerging field of happiness studies involves psychologists, economists and policy-makers in defining what happiness is and determining how society might create the conditions in which it can flourish. Exploration of how happiness studies can uncover happiness at the heart of arguments about democracy, religion, and personal lifestyles, exploring what makes people happy across cultural, social, and national contexts. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Last offered: Spring 2011 | UG Reqs: Writing 2

PWR 2KSA: Writing & Rhetoric 2: The Rhetoric of Childhood and Children's Culture

Rhetorical and contextual analysis of readings; research; and argument. Focus is on development of a substantive research-based argument using multiple sources. Individual conferences with instructor. See http://www.stanford.edu/dept/undergrad/cgi-bin/drupal_ual/AP_univ_req_PWR_Courses.html.
Last offered: Winter 2011 | UG Reqs: Writing 2
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