138 episodes

The Big Rhetorical Podcast (TBR) was conceptualized in the spring of 2018 at Illinois State University. This podcast is a digital platform for scholars of rhetoric and composition, as well as other disciplines, to talk about relevant scholarship within the field while engaging in a lively, academic dialogue. The Big Rhetorical Podcast is hosted by Charles Woods.

The Big Rhetorical Podcast Charles Woods

    • Education
    • 4.2 • 5 Ratings

The Big Rhetorical Podcast (TBR) was conceptualized in the spring of 2018 at Illinois State University. This podcast is a digital platform for scholars of rhetoric and composition, as well as other disciplines, to talk about relevant scholarship within the field while engaging in a lively, academic dialogue. The Big Rhetorical Podcast is hosted by Charles Woods.

    Episode 119: The School-Prison Trust

    Episode 119: The School-Prison Trust

    Episode 119 of The Big Rhetorical Podcast features an interview with the authors of the book The School-Prison Trust, including Sabina Vaught, Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) , and Jeremiah Chin. Sabina Vaught is professor of education at the University of Pittsburgh. Bryan McKinley Jones Brayboy (Lumbee) is President’s Professor at Arizona State University. Jeremiah Chin is a visiting associate professor at Boston University School of Law. The School-Prison Trust is now available from the University of Minnesota Press. For more information on TBR Podcast visit www.thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com and follow us @thebigrhet.

    • 54 min
    Episode 118: Rhetoric and Guns

    Episode 118: Rhetoric and Guns

    Episode 118 of TBR Podcast features and interview with the editors and contributors to Rhetoric and Guns. Rhetoric and Guns is now available from the University Press of Colorado/Utah State University Press. For more information on TBR Podcast visit thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com and follow us @thebigrhet. 

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Episode 117: 2023 Computers & Writing Conference Organizers

    Episode 117: 2023 Computers & Writing Conference Organizers

    Episode 117 of TBR Podcast features an interview with the 2023 Computers and Writing Conference organizers, Carl Whithaus and Kory Ching from the University of California, Davis. The theme of the conference is, "To What End? Hybrid Practices for Engagement and Equity" and is to be held June 22-25, 2023. For more information on TBR Podcast visit www.thebigrhetoricalpoodcast.weebly.com and follow @thebigrhet

    • 51 min
    Episode 116: Dr. Ja'La Wourman

    Episode 116: Dr. Ja'La Wourman

    Episode 116 of TBR Podcast features an interview with Dr. Ja'La Wourman as part of TBR Podcast Emerging Scholar Series. Dr. Ja’La Wourman is an assistant professor at James Madison University where she teaches classes in rhetoric and technical communication. Her research interests include Writing for businesses and nonprofits, Multimodal Rhetoric, Black Women's Entrepreneurship, Black Feminist Theory, and Black Popular Culture. In 2020, she co-authored the “CCCC Black Technical and Professional Communication Statement and Resource Guide” and co-edited a Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly on Black Technical and Professional Communication in 2022. For more information on TBR Podcast visit www.thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com and follow on Twitter @thebigrhet

    • 52 min
    Episode 115: Dr. Joseph Robertshaw

    Episode 115: Dr. Joseph Robertshaw

    Episode 115 of TBR Podcast features an interview with Joseph Robertshaw. Dr. Joseph Robertshaw is a Lecturer in English at the University of Alabama at Huntsville (UAH) where he teaches courses in business writing, technical writing, editing, and new media. He received his Ph.D. from Bowling Green State University in 2018 before moving to UAH. His expertise includes rhetorics, technical and business writing, and working-class studies. Recently, he has published with the Digital Rhetoric Collaborative and created a podcast called, The Podcast of Podcasts. Today, he joins TBR for a wide-ranging interview about his teaching innovations, research interests, and #rhetcompgardening. For more information on TBR Podcast visit www.thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com and follow us on on Twitter @thebigrhet.

    • 46 min
    Episode 114: Dr. Crystal VanKooten

    Episode 114: Dr. Crystal VanKooten

    Episode 114 of TBR Podcast features an interview with Dr. Crystal VanKooten. Dr. Crystal VanKooten is an Associate Professor of Writing and Rhetoric at Oakland University where she teaches courses in the Professional and Digital Writing major and in first-year writing and serves as co-managing editor of The Journal for Undergraduate Multimedia Projects (JUMP+). Dr. VanKooten’s work focuses on digital media composition through an engagement with how technologies shape composition practices, pedagogy, and research. Her publications appear in journals that include College English, Computers and Composition, Enculturation, and Kairos. VanKooten’s digital book, Transfer across Media: Using Digital Video in the Teaching of Writing, was funded by a CCCC Emergent Research/er Award and is available online from Computers and Composition Digital Press.For more information about TBR Podcast visit our website www.thebigrhetoricalpodcast.weebly.com and follow us on Twitter @thbigrhet. 

    • 1 hr

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Excellent conversations

I love listening to this podcast regularly. From Charles’ soothing voice to the relevant, current topics under conversation, this podcast is a regular must-listen for those interested in learning from emerging scholars in rhetoric and writing studies.

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