I am Assistant Director of the Critical Writing Program at University of Pennsylvania and Ph.D. in Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design. My research explores rhetorical dynamics among criticism, information, and art associated with aesthetic, technological, and theoretical innovations. In addition to writing, my teaching experience includes technical communication, science writing, history of infotech, new media theory, document design, and video production. Recent activity below. Drop me a line: matthewjosborn[at]gmail[dot]com.

Research

Texts + Textualities


Aesthetics of Rhetorics during Timbre
How can timbre, the unique voice of instruments or sounds, inform information aesthetics? This multimodal examination + enactment + aural sampling of the aesthetics of recent electronic music investigates their possible contributions to recent “sonic rhetorics” movements.Timbre