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Antonio Ceraso

Research Interests

Rhetorical history and theory; professional and technical communication; user experience and usability theory and methods; participatory culture and media; digital humanities; rhetoric of science and technology. Much of my research focuses on rhetorical and discursive practices emerging around a “sharing economy,” especially in online and digital environments.  

Courses Recently Taught

  • Digital Platforms and Rhetorical Culture
  • Writing Censorship
  • Discourse and Style
  • Document Design

Recent Scholarship

  • "Platform Utopianism after Democracy." In Platforms, Protests, and the Challenge of Networked Democracy, Ed. John Jones and Michael Trice. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. 17-37. (with Jeff Pruchnic)
  • "The Boulevardier: Craft, Industrialism, and the Nostalgic Origin in Cocktail Culture." In The Shaken and the Stirred: The Year's Work in Cocktail Culture​. Ed. Stephen Schneider and Craig N. Owens. Indiana University Press, 2020. 37-57.  


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  • Faculty Council (LAS Alternate)