Commonplace 11

In the Housing and Dining Program’s sign regarding gender inclusive bathrooms, explicit language is used to make a certain population feel comfortable in a bathroom that does not specify gender. The first paragraph outlines the structure and layout of the bathroom, specifying that there is more than one stall beside each other. This means that […]

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RA 4: “Toward a New Sociospatial Dialectic” in Fleming’s “City of Rhetoric”

In Chapter Eight of David Fleming’s “City of Rhetoric,” the author unpacks and explores the rhetoric behind the urban sociology discussed previously in the book, as well as the implications towards the future of public discourse through that sociolofy. More specifically, Fleming discusses the different kinds of social space, how society renders and resolves conflict, […]

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