Document Type

Grant Application


see attached



Project Period

FY 2011-2012

Event Sponsor

Cultural Affairs/ Distinguished Lecture Series

Project Abstract/ Summary

Summary of program requiring funding (title; featured artist(s); speaker(s); scheduled date(s): Diane Keeling, "I Am a Cyborg, and So Are You," April 12 from 12:10-1:00. Professor Keeling is a new PhD from CU-Boulder who will be joining CMJ for a one-year, fixed-length appointment starting in Fall 2012. She is an outstanding and innovative young scholar. CMJ is bringing her to campus to share research from her dissertation, which is focused on reconceptualizing the relationship between language, image, and the body. Posthumanist philosophy challenges pre-existing divisions assumed between the body and symbols in contemporary rhetorical theory. Professor Keeling's research agenda is devoted to pursuing the questions raised by posthumanism for rhetoric and communication. Her talk will be designed to introduce some of these questions to the uninitiated. Professor Keeling a bright young star in the study of rhetoric and we are happy to have her address us about her new work. The abstract for her talk: