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Banks, Adam J. (Adam Joel)
Digital griots : African American rhetoric in a multimedia age / Adam J. Banks
Carbondale, Ill. : Southern Illinois University Press, c2011
book jacket
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 4th Floor  P94.5.A37 B36 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) African Americans -- Communication
English language -- United States -- Rhetoric
African Americans -- Intellectual life
Oratory -- United States
Black English
Physical Description xi, 187 p. ; 22 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-175) and index
Contents Scratch: Two turntables and a storytelling tradition -- 1. Groove: synchronizing African American rhetoric and multimedia writing through the digital griot -- Shoutout: digNubia -- 2. Mix: roles, relationships, and rhetorical strategies in community engagement -- Shoutout: the Hip Hop archive -- 3. Remix: afrofuturistic roadmaps -- Rememory remixed for a digital age -- Shoutout: cyber-church -- 4. Mixtape: black theology's mixtape movement at forty -- SupaShouts: diva delight and rootwork the rootsblog -- 5. Fade: notes toward an African American rhetoric 2.0
Series Studies in writing & rhetoric

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