Denison will present lecture on sport as rhetoric
Posted: March 26, 2010
The Denison University Department of Communication will sponsor a lecture by Michael Butterworth, assistant professor at Bowling Green State University’s School of Communication Studies, at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in the Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Butterworth’s discussion of “Militarism and Memorializing at the Pro Football Hall of Fame” is free and open to the public.
Butterworth has promoted the importance of the rhetorical study of sport in communication scholarship. His teaching and research focuses on rhetoric, democracy, and sport, examining rhetorical production of sport as a democratic institution. Butterworth’s work has appeared in journals such as “Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies,” “Critical Studies in Media Communication” and “The Journal of Sport and Social Issues.”
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville — Michael Butterworth lecture: “Militarism and Memorializing at the Pro Football Hall of Fame” at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, April 6, in the Higley Hall Auditorium (100 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information, contact 740-587-6289 or visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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