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June 13, 2005

Research Interests

Current Projects

  • The rhetoric of political monuments in Cyprus. To see illustrations of the monuments and the political conflict in Cyprus as represented by the "Green Line" of partition, see my Sabbatical Leave Travel Pages and especially page five.

    Human Rights Statue at Ledra Street and Green Line, Lefosia, Cyprus
    With Carly Schmitt, '03 (St. Paul, MN) on commemorative radio mixes. CRMs are radio producers' immediate responses to the events of 9/11. They mix news reports, speeches, and eyewitness statements over the top of popular music.


  • Jesse Ventura as a Cartoon Character--editorial cartoon treatments of the ex-Minnesota governor.Cartoon of Jesse Ventura beating up self.  From the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

 

 

Rhetoric and Politics

  • Christiansen, Adrienne, "Crossing the Green Line: Anti-Settler Sentiment in Cyprus," Macalester International (Spring 2005).
  • Christiansen, Adrienne and Johanna Hartelius, "I See What You Mean: Visual Argument and Rhetoric on the WWW," The Philosophy of Communication: Papers from the 13th International Conference on Greek Philosophy (Athens: IoniaPublications, 2002). This project was supported by a Keck Foundation Faculty/Student Collaboration Research Grant.
  • Christiansen, Adrienne, "Review of Robert Brookey's Reinventing the Male Homosexual: The Rhetoric and Power of the Gay Gene," Quarterly Journal of Speech 90:2 (May 2004), pp. 247-249.
  • Christiansen, Adrienne. "Fear, Loathing, and Lesbian Rhetoric: A Review of Diane Miller's Freedom to Differ," Women's Studies in Communication, 22, 1999, 120-123.Silence Equals Death Poster
  • Christiansen, Adrienne and Hanson, Jeremy. "Comedy as Cure for Tragedy: ACT UP and the Rhetoric of AIDS." Quarterly Journal of Speech, 1997, 82, 157-170.
  • Christiansen, Adrienne and Jennifer McGee, "Beverly LaHaye: Spokeswoman for Traditional Values." In Karlyn Kohrs Campbell (ed.). Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1925-1993: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994), 146-160.
  • "Clarina Howard Nichols: A Modest Voice for Woman's Rights." In Karlyn Kohrs Campbell (ed.). Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925: A Bio-Critical Sourcebook (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1994), 256-266.

Women and War

  • "Women and War: How 'Power-Over' Politics Silenced U.S. Congresswomen in the Persian Gulf War," The Humanist, January/February 1998, v. 58, 12-19.
  • "Rhetoric, Rape and EcoWarfare in the Persian Gulf." In Karen J. Warren (ed.). Ecofeminism: Women, Culture, Nature (Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1997), 239-259.
  • "Onward Christian Soldiers:' The War Talk of Beverly Davenport LaHaye." In Duane L. Cady and Karen J. Warren (eds.). Bringing Peace Home: Feminism, Violence, and Nature, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1996).
  • "Review of "Gendering War Talk," Hypatia: Journal of Feminism and Philosophy, 9 (Spring 1994), 206-212.