GW4 RHETORIC IN SOCIETY
This page contains more information and contact details for each of the project Co-Investigators.
Paul's main area of research is in modern and contemporary French thought. He is currently working on a book, The Rhetoric of Theory, which explores the reception of classical rhetoric in France from the nineteenth century until today. He has published articles on rhetoric and psychoanalysis, literary theory, and philosophy and is the author of a forthcoming book, Derrida and the Legacy of Psychoanalysis.
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Michelle is an internationally recognized scholar of Translation Studies and Comparative Medieval Literature (French, Occitan, and Italian), and has published extensively on medieval literature (translatio) as well as on modern rhetoric - the New Rhetoric Project - and its translation. Her new book is Translation and the Rediscovery of Rhetoric.
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ELISABETH (LISA) EL REFAIE
Lisa's research interests are in visual and multimodal forms of communication, with a particular focus on metaphor. Her most recent book is Visual Metaphor and Embodiment in Graphic Illness Narratives. She has also been involved in several engagement projects, including the development of a patient support tool that encourages people with invisible illness to draw their experiences, DrawingOut.
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Sophia's work specialises in political rhetoric. Her most recent project is 'Green Arguments: Scientific Evidence and Political Persuasion', which explores themes such as: continuity and transformation in environmental disputes, the complex relation between political ideology and scientific evidence, and the role of experts in democracy. She is the author of Appearances of Ethos in Political Thought: The Dimension of Practical Reason.
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Helena's research focuses on early modern French literature and culture, especially of the seventeenth century, with an interest in rhetoric, classical reception, translation studies, life-writing, and women's cultural practice and its reception. Her first book is The Lives of Ovid in Seventeenth-Century French Culture.
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