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Denial vs. Denialism

Posted on May 30th, by Liz Throop in ⠿ BLOG. No Comments

Updated Mar 1, 2011

Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi insisted “all my people love me” as unrest continued across the country … “They love me. All my people with me. They love me all. They would die to protect me,” the veteran Libyan leader said speaking in halting English in an interview with Western media shown on the BBC’s world news website.

The UN says more than 1,000 people have been killed and more than 100,000 people have fled the strife into Egypt and Tunisia over the past week as Mr Gaddafi attempts to put down an uprising.”

Denial is saying something isn’t so. Denialism is a pattern of saying something isn’t so, despite overwhelming and reasonable evidence to the contrary.

Population denialism seems to be a phenom not unlike climate change denialism, or holocaust denialism, or evolution denialism. It seems some people will say … Read More »


Works by Liz C. Throop

Posted on May 30th, by Liz Throop in ⠿ RESEARCH. No Comments

“Populational” site (under construction)

Papers and Presentations

“The Activist as Content Provider” workshop accepted for 2012 International Sociology Association TG05 Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, August 2012.

“Thinking Through Sketching” at Intent/Content conference of AIGA, Nashville, TN, 2007.

“Mapping Complex Concepts” at Intent/Content conference of AIGA, Nashville, TN, 2007.

“Field Research in Graphic Design: Imperfect and Necessary,” at Design Studies Forum’s special session “Alternative Models for Research and Writing in Design Studies” at College Art Association national conference, Atlanta, 2005.

“The Connoisseur and the Consumer,” at The Third International Conference on Design and Emotion, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2004.

Introduction of Hindu-Arabic Numerals into Europe” in Visible Language, vol. 38.3, 2004.

“The Connoisseur and the Consumer” in Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Design and Emotion, 2004.

“Shelf Life” in Inform, Issue 30, Spring 2004. “Field of Play” in Design of Pleasurable Products and Interfaces ’03 … Read More »


Blogs for classes

Posted on May 30th, by Liz Throop in ⠿ EDUCATION. No Comments

Click on this post’s title to activate links to the blogs for my GSU classes. They are updated sporadically depending on which classes I am teaching currently.
Graduate Seminar
History of Graphic Design
Two-Dimensional Design
4300 Internship (for currently enrolled students only)
3200 Intermediate Graphic Design
4100 Print and Editorial
4150 Collateral Design
4450 Special Applications of Graphic Design
4550 Professional Practices
4950 Portfolio

 

 


BIO

Posted on May 30th, by Liz Throop in ⠿ ABOUT. No Comments

Liz Throop has designed signage, packaging, and print work for local and national clients, including Aperture Foundation, Macy’s, and Project Open Hand Atlanta. She has been teaching graphic design classes at Georgia State University since 1998 including History of Graphic Design, Graduate Seminar, and Publication Design.

Her articles have covered a range of topics including visual literacy and the climate crisis; how grassroots campaigns can use new media; class issues within design; and the benefits of sketching. She has led workshops about creativity for design professionals and for sociologists, and taught children how to make flip-books. She has been an active member of AIGA-Atlanta, organizing numerous Portfolio Days and serving on the board 1999 – 2001.

Throop has created numerous memes and illustrations which she shares under Creative Commons licensing. They have been used to support articles on the environment, population, and … Read More »





Just an observation …

Denial vs. Denialism

Updated Mar 1, 2011

Libyan dictator Moamar Gaddafi insisted “all my people love me” as unrest continued across the country … “They love me. All...