Annotated Bibliography 7 & 8

Crothers, Lane. “American Culture, American Influence.” TheEuropean, The European, 19 Sept. 2011, www.theeuropean-magazine.com/lane-crothers–2/6201-american-culture-american-influence. Accessed 20 Apr. 2017 In the article “The Hegemony of Pop” written by Lane Crothers, Crothers details the ways in which the American influence over global popular culture is not only strong, but will likely outlast the power of our military and […]

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AB: Historic Sites as a Commonplace

Bordeaux, Sarah. “A Place at the Table: “The Role of Historic Sites in Gentrifying Neighborhoods. Our Stories: Shaw through the 1970s,” The George Washington University,  2015, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global.   In her scholarly article “The Role of Historic Sites in Gentrifying Neighborhoods. Our Stories: Shaw through the 1970s,”  Sara Bordeaux uses the Shaw neighborhood as […]

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AB: The Food Mirage

Brooks, Lauren A. “Food Deserts, Gentrification, and Public Health Nutrition: A Case Study of the Shaw/U-Street Neighborhood of Washington D.C,” The George Washington University, 2016, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global. In her scholarly article “Food Deserts, Gentrification, and Public Health Nutrition: A Case Study of the Shaw/U-Street Neighborhood of Washington D.C,” Lauren Ashley Brooks uses the Shaw […]

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AB: Old Confronts New

Gringlas, Sam. “Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood.” NPR, NPR, 16 Jan. 2017. Accessed 20 Apr. 2017. In his NPR article “Old Confronts New In A Gentrifying D.C. Neighborhood,”  Sam Gringlas analyzes the tensions between Shaw’s old and new residents through anecdotes and information on the areas development.  Through interviews, Gringlas shows how the […]

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Annotated Bibliography 5 & 6

Method: Greg Dickinson. “Joe’s rhetoric: Finding authenticity at Starbucks.”  Rhetoric Society Quarterly, vol 32, Iss. 4,2002, June 2009, pp. 5-27. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02773940209391238, doi: 10.1080/02773940209391238 In his article, “Joe’s rhetoric: Finding authenticity at Starbucks” by Greg Dickinson, he discusses the rhetorical strategies used by Starbucks to draw lure in consumers and keep them happy.  For example, Starbucks places the […]

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Annotated Bibliography #7 & #8

Peterson, George. “The Warner Theatre, Washington, DC.” FRONT of HOUSE, Timeless Communications, 7 Apr. 2013, www.fohonline.com/current-issue/22-installations/8509-the-warner-theatre-washington-dc.html. Joining the conversation on the new sound system installed at the Warner Theatre, George Peterson’s article focuses on it’s importance of creating a future for the historical theatre. In particular, Peterson stresses how the Warner Theatre isn’t unique in […]

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