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Lecture: 'Argumentation in Political and Academic Contexts'

Join the Writing, Speaking, and Argument Program for a day of discussion about argument featuring David Fleming, Professor of English and Director of Undergraduate Studies from University of Massachusetts Amherst. 

Fleming  will present "Argumentation in Political and Academic Contexts: What Disciplinary Traditions and Contemporary Research Tell Us" from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Humanities Center, Conference Room D, Rush Rhees Library.

Fleming will survey the history of argument studies through the discourses of rhetoric and philosophy and about dominant theories and pedagogical traditions, and discuss the long-standing problem of argument’s difficulty.

Lunch will follow from 12:30 to 2 p.m. in Rush Rhees Library, Room G-121. RSVP here.

Friday, October 19, 2018 at 11:00am to 2:00pm

Rush Rhees Library, Humanities Center, Conference Room D
755 Library Road, Rochester, NY 14626

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