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Episode 6--An Interview with Judy Segal

Episode 6--An Interview with Judy Segal

The Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology (ARST) celebrated 20 years in 2012. The ARST Oral History Project was conceived to document the institutional history of the organization and the larger intellectual history of the rhetoric of science, technology, and medicine.

This interview, with Judy Segal, Professor at the University of British Columbia, features:
*Why the terms of debate constrain arguments about public health policy
*How public values get taken up in private bodies
*Being troubled by early experience with technical writing
*The usefulness of pedagogical collaboration in early ARST meetings
*How the development of the rhetoric of medicine hit an exponential growth rate
*The methodological turn in rhetoric of medicine
*Why the rhetoric of medicine is particularly conducive to public engagement
*Navigating humanities, medicine studies, and medical humanities
*How rhetoric of medicine can make a contribution beyond logography
*Why the internet has become a