Cara Anne Finnegan

Professor - Art + Design

19952018
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Research Output 1995 2018

2018

The Critic as Curator

Finnegan, C. A., Aug 8 2018, In : Rhetoric Society Quarterly. 48, 4, p. 405-410 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

critic

The daguerreotype, republican style and theories of the public image

Finnegan, C. A., Dec 1 2018, In : Explorations in Media Ecology. 17, 4, p. 459-464

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

Review: L.E. Gries' Still Life with Rhetoric: A New Materialist Approach for Visual Rhetorics

Finnegan, C. A., Oct 2 2017, In : Quarterly Journal of Speech. 103, 4, p. 415-418

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2016

Review: S.A. Musher's Democratic Art: The New Deal's Influence on American Culture

Finnegan, C. A., Jun 2016, In : Journal of American History. 103, 1, p. 243-243 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

2015
Great Depression
photography
civil war
history
mass culture

Slave photographs in Lincoln

Finnegan, C. A., Mar 1 2015, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 18, 1, p. 129-134 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

slave
Slaves
2014

Art Controversy in the Obama White House: Performing Tensions of Race in the Visual Politics of the Presidency

Finnegan, C. A. & Mixon, A. J., Jun 1 2014, In : Presidential Studies Quarterly. 44, 2, p. 244-266 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Barack Obama
Presidency
Artist
Art
White House
communication
Communication
history
Education
Great Depression

Picturing the presidents: Obama and the visual politics of White House art

Finnegan, C. A., Jan 1 2014, The Rhetoric of Heroic Expectations: Establishing the Obama Presidency. Vaughn, J. S. & Mercieca, J. R. (eds.). Texas A and M University, p. 209-234 26 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

president
art
politics
Art House
Barack Obama
2013

Carol Quirke. Eyes on Labor: News Photography and America's Working Class

Finnegan, C. A., Oct 1 2013, In : American Historical Review. 118, 4, p. 1202-1203 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

photography
working class
news
labor
Working Class

Gross Iconoclasm

Kang, J. & Finnegan, C. A., Jan 1 2013, In : Argumentation & Advocacy. 49, 3, p. 228-230 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Public Sphere
Criticism
Iconoclasm
Rationality
German philosopher
2010

Review of Amy Louise Wood's Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940

Finnegan, C. A., Nov 1 2010, In : The Southern Communication Journal. 75, 5, p. 527-530 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Wood
violence
Violence

Rhetoric & Public Affairs: Introduction

Finnegan, C. A. & Murphy, J. M., Sep 2010, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 13, 3, p. 343-347 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalSpecial issue

rhetoric
Rhetoric

Richard Steven Street. Everyone Had Cameras: Photography and Farmworkers in California, 1850-2000

Finnegan, C. A., Oct 2010, In : American Historical Review. 115, 4, p. 1170-1171

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Studying Visual Modes of Public Address: Lewis Hine's Progressive-Era Child Labor Rhetoric

Finnegan, C. A., May 5 2010, The Handbook of Rhetoric and Public Address. Parry-Giles, S. J. & Hogan, J. M. (eds.). Wiley Blackwell, p. 250-270 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

child labor
rhetoric
2009
2008

Visual rhetoric: a reader in communication and American culture

Olson, L. C. (ed.), Finnegan, C. A. (ed.) & Hope, D. S. (ed.), 2008, Los Angeles: SAGE.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2006

Colleen McDannell. Picturing Faith: Photography and the Great Depression

Finnegan, C. A., Feb 1 2006, In : American Historical Review. 111, 1, p. 221-222 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Article review

Great Depression
photography
faith
Faith
Photography

Communication as vision

Finnegan, C. A., Jan 1 2006, Communication as...: Perspectives on theory. SAGE Publications Inc., p. 60-66 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Communication

FSA photography and new deal visual culture

Finnegan, C. A., Jan 1 2006, American Rhetoric in the New Deal Era, 1932-1945: A Rhetorical History of the United States, Volume 7. Michigan State University Press, Vol. 7. p. 115-155 41 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Photography
Visual Culture

Visualizing Public Address

Finnegan, C. A. & Barbour, J. L. J., 2006, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 9, 3, p. 489-505 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

expertise
Students
genre
rhetoric
declaration of independence

What is this a picture of? Some thoughts on images and archives

Finnegan, C. A., Mar 1 2006, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 9, 1, p. 116-123 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Farms
rhetoric
farm
politics
Farm Security Administration
2005

Recognizing Lincoln: Image Vernaculars in Nineteenth-Century Visual Culture

Finnegan, C. A., 2005, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. p. 31-57 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photography
nineteenth century
photography
magazine
elite
2004

Doing rhetorical history of the visual: The photograph and the archive

Finnegan, C. A., Feb 17 2004, Defining Visual Rhetorics. Hill, C. A. & Helmers, M. (eds.). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 195-214 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

history
Rhetoric
History

Review Essay: Visual Studies and Visual Rhetoric

Finnegan, C. A., May 2004, In : Quarterly Journal of Speech. 90, 2, p. 234-256 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

"Sighting" the public: Iconoclasm and public sphere theory

Finnegan, C. A. & Kang, J., Nov 1 2004, In : Quarterly Journal of Speech. 90, 4, p. 377-402 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

mass culture
Public Sphere
Iconoclasm
Theorists
John Dewey
2003

Elastic, Agonistic Publics: John Dewey's Call for a Third Party

Finnegan, C. A., Dec 1 2003, In : Argumentation & Advocacy. 39, 3, p. 161-73 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Communication
John Dewey
Rhetoric
Social Imaginary
Party Politics
2001

Documentary as art in U. S. Camera

Finnegan, C. A., Mar 1 2001, In : Rhetoric Society Quarterly. 31, 2, p. 37-68 32 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photography
photography
Farms
farm
Cameras

The Naturalistic Enthymeme and Visual Argument: Photographic Representation in the 'Skull Controversy'

Finnegan, C. A., Jan 1 2001, In : Argumentation & Advocacy. 37, 3, p. 133-149 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Visual Argument
Skull
Enthymeme
Photography
Historical Context
2000

Social Engineering, Visual Politics, and the New Deal: FSA Photography in Survey Graphic

Finnegan, C. A., 2000, In : Rhetoric and Public Affairs. 3, 3, p. 334-362 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Photography
photography
engineering
politics
rhetoric