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Joshua Abboud

Research Interests:
New and Emerging Media
Visual Rhetorics
Image Theory
Analog and Digital Technologies
Digital Technologies
Composition and communication pedagogy
Video Games

PhD Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design, Clemson University
MA Media Arts, University of Arizona
BA Media Arts, Brigham Young University

Selected Publications:


“Aftershock Rhetorics and Mediated Events: Disaster, Disruption, Visuality.” Rhetorics Change/Rhetoric’s Change, edited by Jenny Rice, Chelsea Graham, and Eric Detweiler, Anderson, SC, Parlor Press, 2018, pp. 124-50.

“Modes of Play: Video Games and the Cinematic,” PRE/TEXT: A Journal of Rhetorical Theory, 22 (2016): 1-9.

“The (Counterinductive) Reality of Online Visualized Experiments: An Ironic Proliferation of Myths and Methods.” Co-authored with Alicia Hatter, PRE/TEXT: A Journal of Rhetorical Theory, 20 (2010): 75-106.

Book Section

“The Pathways of Time: Time and Instance in World of Warcraft.” Dungeons, Dragons and Digital Denizens: Digital Role Playing Games. eds. Gerald Voorhees, Josh Call, Katie Whitlock. Continuum, 2012. 


“The Perfect Human: Revision,” Audiovisual Thinking: The Journal of Academic Videos. Audiovisual Learning 2.0, Issue 5. Web.