Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Michael C. Leff, Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Memphis, will deliver the final lecture in the Lincoln's Rhetorical Worlds speaker series. The lecture, titled "Practice as Theory: Lincoln's Address to the Temperance Society, Feb. 22, 1842," will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 13th at 3:30 pm on the 3rd floor of the Levis Faculty Center on the Urbana campus.
While on campus, Professor Leff will also meet with the Rhetorical Studies Reading Group and visit Professor Martin Camargo's graduate seminar in the English department.
Check here for streaming video and audio featuring previous Lincoln's Rhetorical Worlds speakers.
Thursday, April 9, 2009
Here's Sue's radio interview on WILL-AM's "Focus 580."
Monday, March 30, 2009
We are pleased to welcome Susan Zaeske as our final spring semester lecturer for the Lincoln's Rhetorical Worlds speaker series. Professor Zaeske will deliver her public lecture, "'The Sorrow-Quenching Draughts of Perfect
Professor Zaeske will also appear that morning at 11 a.m. on WILL-AM's "Focus 580" to discuss her award winning book, Signatures of Citizenship: Petitioning, Antislavery, and Women's Political Identity (
Zaeske is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communication Arts and Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Streaming Video of Angela Ray's March 5 lecture: "Learning Leadership: Lincoln at the Lyceum, 1838."
Angela Ray's campus visit included an appearance on WILL-AM, our local public radio station. Angela was a guest on "Focus 580," where she discussed her research on the lyceum movement in the nineteenth century United States. You can listen to the full interview here.
Professor David Zarefsky's Feb. 4 public lecture, "Lincoln and the House Divided: Launching a National Political Career," is now available via streaming video. Enjoy!
Monday, February 23, 2009
Sunday, January 25, 2009
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Please join us for Dr. Zarefsky's lecture on Lincoln's famous "House Divided" speech.
Zarefsky was a guest on WILL's "Focus 580." You can listen to the the interview by clicking on the link below.