Category Archives: Film Compositions

New Vidcasts for the OWL at Purdue

I’m happy to share the vidcasts that I created for the OWL at Purdue’s YouTube channel. Enjoy! Introduction to Rhetoric: How to Write White Papers: Invention and Prewriting: Introduction to Pathos:

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“Vidding” in Digital, Public Spaces

“Vidders” are fan-composers who take clips from television shows and set them to popular songs.  On YouTube, vidders abound!  For my final project in an Early Modern and Postmodern Performance course at UC, I created a webtext that explores how … Continue reading

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Embodied Writing Processes

Something amazing happened this Tuesday, and I’m dying to share!  I showed parts of my video, “A Composition in Film” to Olivia, my seventh grade homeschool student.  I drew her attention to those scenes where Heather and I attempted to embody … Continue reading

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Composing in Film

The weekend of Oct. 3-Oct.5th, 2009 was incredibly draining, fun, and fulfilling.  Fellow English graduate student, Heather Trahan, and I created the following video in response to readings in our Topics in Composition course: “A Composition in Film”:  http://www.vimeo.com/6901730 Bloopers … Continue reading

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Ethan Philbrick Doing Dances in Public Spaces

Only minutes after my last post, I discovered this amazing blog by local Ethan Philbrick, where we does unique/unusual forms of movement in public spaces around Cincinnati.  I hope to use this next quarter in my 102 course on writing … Continue reading

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