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Sept. 5: Prominent Presidential Rhetoric Expert Kathleen Hall Jamieson To Speak at Carnegie Mellon

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Prominent Presidential Rhetoric Expert
Kathleen Hall Jamieson To Speak at Carnegie Mellon

Kathleen Hall JamiesonPITTSBURGH—Kathleen Hall Jamieson, the American Professor of Communication and director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, will present a lecture titled "What the Rhetoric of the 2008 Campaign Reveals and Conceals" at 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 18 in Carnegie Mellon University's Adamson Wing (136A Baker Hall). The talk, which is part of Carnegie Mellon's University Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.
    
Jamieson is one of the nation's foremost authorities on campaign communications and political discourse and frequently comments on those subjects on National Public Radio and NewsHour, among other media outlets. She is the co-author, author or editor of 15 books covering various aspects of political advertising and communications, including the recently published "Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment."
    
The University Lecture Series is a partnership between the Office of the Vice Provost for Education and the Division of Student Affairs. Jamieson's lecture is co-sponsored by the English Department, the H. John Heinz III School of Public Policy and Management and the Humanities Center at Carnegie Mellon, as well as the University of Pittsburgh's Department of Communication.

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