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WR 13300 — Multimedia Rhetoric of Conflict (Moore)

Instructor & Course Description

Chamara Moore

Resources: This guide assists users to identify and locate scholarly information about the rhetoric of conflict across a variety of multimedia platforms found in the Hesburgh Libraries' catalog and services.

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Global Issues in Context (Gale)

GreenR (Gale) Global reference on the environment, energy, and natural resources

GreenFILE   (Ebsco) "GreenFILE offers well-researched but accessible information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Its collection of scholarly, government

Opposing viewpoints in context

Science in context (Gale) *Created by Google and other donors, sponsors; not a licensed database 

Search the databases listed here to find articles or citations on a wide variety of topics.

These are examples of books related to identity and community. Search the catalog to find more books related to your topic.

This is an example of audiovisual materials related to the rhetoric of conflict argumentation across multimedia platforms. Search OneSearch and use the navigation panel on the left to limit by resource type, for example, to find more audiovisual materials related to your topic.

  • Primetime War
    • This film focuses on two cameramen who bring the horror of the Israeli/Arab conflict nightly into homes around the world. Although one is Israeli, working for the Associated Press and the other is Palestinian, working for BBC, they are good friends and colleagues. What is remarkable about this film is that it shows how the media affects the very events it covers.The battles heat up and the rhetoric becomes more vociferous when the video camera rolls. These two friends from opposite sides conduct a continual debate about their job and what they witness.They question the validity of their work and express their moral dilemma concerning the role and responsibility of the media in reporting the events they are paid to cover. For once the cameras are turned onto the news gatherers, whose presence makes the combatants perform for a tv audience.

You may also search for videos through Alexander Street Press.

Center for Digital Scholarship Sound Studio

One Button Studio  (Audio and Video)

Remix Digital Resource Portal

Undergraduate Library Research Award (ULRA)

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University of Maryland University College. "MLA Citations (8th ed.)." YouTube, uploaded by UMUC Library, 5 Aug. 2016,  

"Understanding MLA Style" YouTube, uploaded by Kyle Stedman, 3 June 2016,

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Let's Open Our World

momondo -- "The DNA Journey." YouTube, uploaded by Let'sOpenOurWorld, 1 June 2016,

"It’s easy to think there are more things dividing us than uniting us. But we actually have much more in common with other nationalities than you’d think. We asked 67 people from all over the world to take a DNA test, and it turns out they have much more in common with other nationalities than they would ever have thought."

"Let’s Open Our World is an invitation to travel across boundaries, embrace our differences and open our world. At momondo we believe that everybody should be able to travel the world, to meet other people, and experience other cultures and religions. Travel opens our minds: when we experience something different, we begin to see things differently."

"The film was shot in Vega, Copenhagen, Denmark, and directed by Jeppe Rønde."

Let'sOpenOurWorld. "The DNA Journey feat." YouTube, last updated 8 August 2016,

Jay, Aurelie, Carlos, Yanina, Karen and Ellaha

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Modern Language Association

Used for: Literature, Liberal Arts, Humanities

Electronic Access: OWL Purdue Online Writing Lab/ MLA Formatting and Style Guide

Library Copy: Hesburgh Library Reference Desk.

MLA Handbook. Printed 8th ed., 2016. Hesburgh Library Reference, Reference Collection LB 2369 .G53 2016 [In-Library Use Only]

Guide to the MLA 8th Edition from the Z. Smith Reynolds Library at Wake Forest University

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Books About Argumentation