Category: Talk

NCA 2019 Conference in Baltimore, MD

We had a grand showing at this year’s NCA! Melissa Parks received the Benson-Campbell Dissertation Research Award from the Public Address Division, and our research team presented three competitively selected papers–two of which were highlighted on top paper panels (ARSTM and the American Studies Division).

Melissa Parks Heads to the Taft-Nicholson Center for the 2019 Summer Season

For the second year in a row, Melissa Parks has been named a fellow and education coordinator at the University of Utah’s Taft-Nicholson Environmental Humanities Center in Beaverhead County, MT. She will spend the summer helping to keep the center running, giving research talks, and otherwise supporting the many research and educational endeavors the center…

Celebrating Dr. Celeste Condit and Reproductive Justice at the Public Address Conference

  What fun it was to meet up with some of my favorite people in Boulder, Colorado to talk about the amazing work of Dr. Celeste Condit and speak to issues of reproductive justice and health! Below are a few scenes from the event, beginning with the honoree, Dr. Condit, responding brilliantly and humbly (as…

The incredible Angela Ray visits Utah as the B. Aubrey Fischer Memorial Lecturer

Dr. Ray’s engaging B. Aubrey Fisher Memorial Lecture was entitled “A Green Oasis in the History of my Life: Race and the Culture of Debating in Antebellum Charleston, South Carolina.” Here she is pictured after her lecture with me and Dr. Kent Ono. Dr. Ray was also kind enough to offer a seminar with faculty…