College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
2012 James W. Carey Memorial Lecture by Professor Nathan Crick
October 17, 2012
Time: 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: LHH 132
The School of Communications, the Communication Studies Major and
The Institute of General Semantics present:
The 2012 James W. Carey Memorial Lecture by Professor Nathan Crick,
Associate Professor of Rhetoric at Louisiana State University
The Birth of the Spectacle: Persuasion, Power, and Production in Early Greek Tragedy
Wednesday October 17, 2012
7:00pm LHH 132
Professor Crick explores the complex intersections between art, science, rhetoric, and democracy. His focus is on the theory and practices of the Greek Sophists and the American Pragmatists. Professor Crick is author of Rhetorical Public Speaking (Allyn & Bacon, 2010) and Democracy & Rhetoric: John Dewey on the Arts of Becoming (University of South Carolina Press, 2010).
"Creation, not acquisition, is the measure of a nation's rank; it is the only road to an enduring place in the admiring memory of mankind" (John Dewey).