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Bernard J. Armada

Professor of Communication and Journalism
Degree
B.A., Queens College
M.A., Kent State University
Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
Office
OEC 119G
Phone
(651) 962-5825
Mail
Mail 5011
University of St. Thomas
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Scholarship and service:
Professor Armada's research areas are in the rhetoric of race and the rhetorical construction of culture and public memory.  He has won local and national awards (for his teaching and research, respectively), including UST’s Distinguished Educator Award and the Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation award from the National Communication Association.  He has published in such journals as the Southern Communication Journal, the Review of Communication, and theReview of Cultural Studies.  His latest article (co-authored with Sonja K. Foss and William J.C. Waters) is "Toward a Theory of Agentic Orientation: Rhetoric and Agency in 'Run Lola Run'" published in the August 2007 issue of the journal Communication Theory.  The article uses "the film Run Lola Run to explicate three agentic orientations—victim, supplicant, and director—each with a different interpretation of structure, a different response to that interpretation, and a different outcome."

At UST:
Professor Armada joined UST in 1997.

Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 112 - 01 Intro to COJO-II - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 OEC 303
CRN: 20669 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bernard J. Armada This is the second of a two-course sequence that introduces students to essential skills of the communication and journalism discipline. In this course, students will build upon the skills developed in COJO 111, applying more sophisticated theoretical and analytical concepts and producing more advanced writing, speaking and multimedia projects. Prerequisite: COJO 111 or permission of instructor. Students are strongly encouraged to complete COJO 111 and this course before taking any 300- or 400-level COJO courses.

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COJO 112 - 03 Intro to COJO-II - T - R - - - 1330 - 1510 OEC 303
CRN: 20671 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bernard J. Armada This is the second of a two-course sequence that introduces students to essential skills of the communication and journalism discipline. In this course, students will build upon the skills developed in COJO 111, applying more sophisticated theoretical and analytical concepts and producing more advanced writing, speaking and multimedia projects. Prerequisite: COJO 111 or permission of instructor. Students are strongly encouraged to complete COJO 111 and this course before taking any 300- or 400-level COJO courses.

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COJO 326 - 01 Modern American Rhetoric - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 BEC 114
CRN: 20685 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bernard J. Armada This course focuses on the creation and use of rhetoric in public persuasion settings, including social movements and political campaigns. The diversity of rhetorical acts examined may include campaign ads, speeches, films, advertisements, music, memorials, architecture and other nonverbal strategies. Topics of study may include: The rhetoric of domination and resistance, national identity formation, and the rhetoric of public memory. This course fulfills a requirement in American Culture and Difference. Prerequisite: Junior standing or permission of instructor

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Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
COJO 100 - 01 Public Speaking - T - R - - - 0800 - 1200 BEC 114
CRN: 30044 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Bernard J. Armada Preparation, presentation, and evaluation of original speeches by each student throughout the semester; special emphasis given to selecting and researching topics, organizing evidence, analyzing audiences, sharpening style and tone, communicating ethically and listening critically. This class may be taken Communication and Journalism majors only with the permission of the department chair.

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Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
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