Downtown Atlanta Georgia

Rhetoric of Everyday Life

WRIT 398

Dates: Virtual June 1-29, 2021

Credit Hours: 3

Instructor: Dr. Alice Myatt, Assistant Professor of Writing and Rhetoric

Cost: Tuition

Application deadline: April 8, 2021

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  • Spend two weeks learning about the rhetoric of everyday life.
  • Learn the four types of rhetoric they interact with every day: visual, sonic, cultural, and typographical.
  • Tour sites to see rhetoric at work, either physically or virtually, in Atlanta, GA.
  • Learn from guest speakers, including faculty from Georgia State University and Atlanta Tech, and from the private sector.
  • Work in a team to design and produce a documentary using all four fields of rhetoric.

Itinerary subject to change. Students should wait to make travel arrangements after confirming dates and times with instructor.


Virtual June 1-29, 2021


Virtual (students near Atlanta may wish to see select sites in person)

This course is open to all majors. There are no prerequisites.

Program cost: There is no course fee, only tuition will be charged.

Students will make their own trips to selected sites near their homes, or wherever they are staying while attending the class online.