Tuesday, February 26, 2019
4:30 p.m.
Gailor Auditorium

University of Texas-Austin Professor Patricia Roberts-Miller presents "The Pleasures of Outrage: Why We Love Demagoguery."

Miller is the author of Voices in the Wilderness: The Paradox of the Puritan Public Sphere (University of Alabama Press, 1999), Deliberate Conflict: Composition Classes and Political Spaces (Southern Illinois University Press, 2004), Fanatical Schemes: Proslavery Rhetoric and the Tragedy of Consensus (University of Alabama Press, 2009), Demagoguery and Democracy (The Experiment, 2017), and Rhetoric and Demagoguery (Souther Illinois University Press, 2019).

A reception and book-signing will follow the lecture.


Sponsored by:
The Center for Speaking & Listening
Sewanee's Quality Enhancement Program "Learning to Speak, Speaking to Learn,"
The Rhetoric Program
The University Lectures Committee
American Studies Department
Classics Department
Politics Department
Office of Civic Engagement
Office of the Dean of the College