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


“Writing Analytics: Methodological and Conceptual Developments.”
Volume introduction contributor with Joe Moxley, Norbert Elliot, David Eubanks, and Meg Vezzu. The Journal of Writing Analytics, no. 2 (2018): n.p., https://journals.colostate.edu/analytics/article/view/215/144. Volume cover design by yours truly:


“Aesthetics of Rhetorics during Timbre.”
enculturation, no. 25 (2018): n.p., http://enculturation.net/aesthetics-of-rhetorics.
How can timbre, the unique voice of instruments or sounds, inform information aesthetics? This multimodal examination + enactment + sonic sampling of the aesthetics of recent electronic music investigates their possible contributions to recent “sonic rhetorics” movements.

Timbre