James Catano

Professor

ADDRESS:
Office: 219-A Allen Hall

EMAIL ADDRESS:
catano@lsu.edu

OFFICE PHONE:
(225) 578-3140


AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Rhetorical and Critical Theory
  • Gender Studies
  • Nonfiction Film and Prose

 

 

Education

Bachelor's Degree(s): Notre Dame
Master's Degree: Brown
PhD: Brown

Awards

Board of Regents ATLAS Grant. $47,175. “Documenting Reality: Memory, Heritage, and the Public Life of Communities.” 7/06-7/07.

LSU Faculty Research Grant. $ 40,000. “Katrina: After the Aftermath.” With Carolyn Ware, et al. 7/06-7/07.
Selected Publications
Books:

Language, History, Style: Leo Spitzer and the Critical Tradition (1988); Ragged Dicks and Jobs Manly: The Rhetoric of Masculinity and the Myth of the Self-Made Man (2001).

Publications

Recent Articles
"Articulating the Values of Labor and Laboring: Civic Rhetoric and Heritage Tourism." In New Rhetorics of Working-Class Consciousness . Ed. William DeGenaro. UPitt Press. 2007.

Video Screenings

“Uneasy Pieces.” 45 min. Working Class Studies Association. Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN, 2007.

"Steel Voices: From Mills to Malls and Movies." 23 min. The McDonough Art Museum. Youngstown, OH, May, 2005.