Rhetoric materials are collected in support of the research and teaching needs of those in the Rhetoric Department and in related interdisciplinary fields. Rhetoric at Berkeley is an interdisciplinary program that explores the theoretical, historical and cultural dimensions of discourse. Undergraduate coursework focuses on the History and Theory of Rhetoric, Public Discourse, and Narrative and Image. Graduate study is concentrated on Classical Rhetoric and Ancient Culture, Continental Philosophy and Critical Theory, Film and Media Studies, Gender and Sexuality, History and Theory, Law, Literary and Cultural Studies, Political and Social Thought, and Race and Ethnicity.
The Electronic Resource Finder is a directory of the Library's databases and other online resources. It is organized by subject (e.g. philosophy) or type of material (e.g. images and sound databases), as well as being searchable by keyword (e.g. Theatre in Video). It is a useful tool to help you choose the right resources for your particular research needs.
UC Berkeley students, faculty and staff can access Library resources from off campus using one of two simple methods:
After you make a one-time change in your web browser settings, the proxy server will ask you to log in with a CalNet ID or Library PIN when you click on the link to a licensed resource. See the setup instructions, FAQ, and Troubleshooting pages to configure your browser.