Moving from ‘One and Two’ to ‘Thirds’: A Rhizomatic Pedagogy in Changing the Western Rhetorical Space of Argumentation in the First-Year Composition Classrooms Eda Ozyesilpinar PhD Candidate at Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design/Clemson University Contact:

Countries Included in the Trump Administration's 'Not/A Muslim Travel Ban'

Executive Order 13769 and the New Executive Order

From Plato to Aristotle Knowing/Knowledge: System of Division/Categorization and SubDivisions/SubCategories

A System, the skeleton of scientific knowledge, grounded on asking 'what is?' (being) and 'what is not?' (non-being)

Fixation on Differentiation rooted in Duality

Global Geo-SocioSpatial Dichotomized Categorizations

“…the fundamental premise of the socio-spatial dialectic: that social and spatial relations are dialectically inter-reactive, interdependent; that social relations of production are both space-forming and space-contingent.” (Edward Soja Postmodern Geographies: The Reassertion of Space in Critical Social Theory 81).

Apollonian Gaze/Eye: “…synoptic and omniscient, and intellectually detached. Below its gaze the earth is surface of film.” (Denis Cosgrove Apollo's Eye 2).

Geographical Ignorance: “Biased or ‘empty’ geographical knowledges, deliberately constructed and maintained, provide a license to pursue narrow interests in the name of universal goodness and reason.” (David Harvey Spaces of Capital: Towards a Critical Geography 211)

The Banking Concept of Education: Narration Sickness: "Narration (with the teachers as narrator) leads the students [listening objects] to memorize mechanically the narrated content." (Paulo Freire Pedagogy of the Oppressed 71-72)

Problem-posing education: "...posing of the problems of human beings in their relations with the world. "Problem-posing" education, responding to the essence of consciousness-intentionality-rejects communiques and embodies communication...affirms men and women as beings in the process of becoming" (Paulo Freire Pedagogy of the Oppressed 79-84).

Through Dialogue: Teacher-Student with Students-Teacher (80)
“The interstitial passage between fixed identifications opens up the possibility of a cultural hybridity that entertains difference without an assumed or imposed hierarchy” (Homi Bhabha The Location of Culture 4)

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