Department of Communication
13th Biennial Public Address Conference University of Memphis

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Thursday, September 27, 2012

4:30 - 6:00 Reception/Registration
6:30 - 9:00 Public Lecture
“Civic Learning, the Presidency, and Partisanship”

Karlyn Kohrs Campbell, University of Minnesota

Friday, September 28, 2012

8:30 Coffee and light fare
9:00 -10:45 Keynote
“Parrhesia at the University of Resistance:
Reforming Robben Island from the Inside”

Gerard A. Hauser, University of Colorado
11:00. -12:45 Session Three
“From Civic Imaginations to Civic Interventions”

William Keith, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Martín Carcasson, Colorado State University
1:00 - 2:15 Luncheon for conference attendees
2:30 - 4:15 Session Four
“Art, Politics, and Pedagogy in Postmodernity: The Bothersome Man as Entropic Satire”
Brian L. Ott, University of Colorado-Denver
Gordana Lazić, Denver University
4:45-6:45 Session Five
“Ida B. Wells: Legacies for Civic Action and Leadership from a Truth-Telling Woman”
Jacqueline Jones Royster, Georgia Tech University

Saturday, September 29, 2012

8:30 Coffee and light fare
9:00 -10:45 Session Six
“Sunder the Children: Abraham Lincoln's Queer Rhetorical Pedagogy

Charles E. Morris III, Boston College
11:00. -12:45 Session Seven
“When Body Argument Becomes Militant Argument”
Catherine H. Palczewski, University of Northern Iowa
2:00 - 3:45 Session Eight
“Lincoln Reminiscences and Presidential Character Judgments: Debating the Sovereignty of the 'Common Man' in U.S. Political Culture”

Shawn Parry-Giles, University of Maryland
David Kaufer, Carnegie Mellon University
5:30-9:00 Conference Finale

Reception and Dinner Honoring: Thomas W. Benson
Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Rhetoric Professor of Communication Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University

Martin J. Medhurst, Baylor University

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