Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Interview with Dr. James Klumpp

Our third interview is with James Klumpp, Professor of Communication at the University of Maryland. Dr. Klumpp is an internationally renown scholar of argumentation, social movements, and polarization. In this episode:

*Occupy and Egypt as contemporary examples of polar-rejective identification
*Why movements need continual energy--and how they re-energize through communication
*Why the medium matters
*How the way our leaders learned rhetoric in the 1960s affects contemporary rhetoric
*On the variant attractions of unification and polarization

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