Author: Kevin Brock

Kevin Brock is Assistant Professor of Composition and Rhetoric at the University of South Carolina, where he studies the rhetoric of software code and its development.

Panelists: Bill Hart-Davidson, Michigan State University Estee Beck, Bowling Green State University Jennifer Warfel Juszkiewicz, Indiana University Joe Warfel, Northwestern University Overview Session 3 of the 2015 Indiana Digital Rhetoric Symposium provided participants with an opportunity to consider seriously the role of computation in contemporary rhetorical encounters. While each presentation focused on a distinct approach to this consideration, as a whole the panel offered a consistent message: that computation–rather than, or in addition to, its effects–is worthy of and needs the close, sustained scrutiny of rhetorical scholars. While this message was sounded by a number of participants throughout the symposium,…

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