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    • Disruptive enactments: five dimensions of change in sociotechnical ecologies 

      Weiss, Sabrina M. (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2016-12)
      This dissertation presents a heuristic analytical framework that examines change in sociotechnical ecologies through five dimensions that diffract through each other. These five dimensions are: agentogenesis/agenticide, ...
    • Recollecting La Technique : industrial heritage sites and the rhetoric of technology 

      Adamczyk, Christopher Lee (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2019-08)
      Industrial heritage sites are locations that exemplify both public memory and the rhetoric of technology. In this dissertation, I interpret three examples of industrial heritage sites to identify and characterize their ...
    • Uncanny tourism : rhetorical placemaking in Sleepy Hollow, NY 

      Kennedy, Sarah Beth (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2021-05)
      In the village of Sleepy Hollow, NY, local author Washington Irving’s 1819 short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” is the basis for a Halloween season tourism industry. Combining a rhetorical analysis enriched by ...