Tuesday, February 26, 2019
University of Texas-Austin Professor Patricia Roberts-Miller presents "The Pleasures of Outrage: Why We Love Demagoguery."
Miller is the autor of Voices in the Wilderness: The Paradox of the Purtian Public Sphere (University of Alabama Press, 1999), Deliberate Conflict: Composition Classes and Political Spaces (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), Fanatical Schemes: Prosalvery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus (University of Alabama Press, 2009), Demagoguery and Democracy (The Experiment, 2017), and Rhetoric and Demoagoguery (Souther Illinois University Press, 2019).
A reception and book-signing will follow the lecture.
The Center for Speaking & Listening
Sewanee's Quality Enhacement Program "Learning to Speak, Speaking to Learn,"
The Rhetoric Program
The University Lectures Committee
American Studies Department
Office of Civic Engagement
Office of the Dean of the College