Tag Archive: rhetoric RSS

UT Faculty Experts on State of the Union Address

President Barack Obama will deliver his 2014 State of the Union address Tuesday night, during which he is likely to discuss income inequality, immigration, health care policy, foreign policy and global affairs, among other issues. Experts from The University of Texas at Austin are poised to share their insights on a variety topics related to…   » Continue Reading

New Book Explores Union Communication Through Lens of Boeing Labor Unrest

Small groups of workers can use communication tactics to agitate for democracy, transparency and fighting spirit within their unions, according to the new book "We ARE the Union: Democratic Unionism and Dissent at Boeing" (University of Illinois Press, 2011) by Dana Cloud, associate professor of communication at The University of Texas at Austin.

Conference to Examine Emotions and Their Role in Public Sphere

Event: Up-and-coming scholars from colleges and universities across the country will convene on The University of Texas at Austin campus to present their research on why some expressions of emotion are valued in the public sphere and why others are not—and the impact this has on social movements and politics. The "New Agendas: Political Emotions"…   » Continue Reading