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Unlike Any Other Presidential Debate in History: Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the 1992 Richmond Town Hall Debate, a partnership with the Department of Rhetoric and Communication Studies at...
Jul 29
2013
How We Teach and What We Learn about the Speech that Changed America, an NCA partnership with the Newseum Institute Watch the video Fifty years have passed since Martin Luther King, Jr., presented...
Mar 20
2014
Public Programs
Representations of Race and Identity in Contemporary American Culture, a public program of NCA. Richard West's NCA Presidential Initiative Responding to ongoing public discussions about race and...
What Does it Mean to Be a Citizen in Contemporary in America? Interactive conversation about what it means to be a citizen of the United States in the 21st Century. This frank and stimulating...
Apr 12
2017
This public program will address health, health care, and understandings about health in the Appalachian region, an area where residents face a disproportionately high incidence of poor health and...
Sep 14
2017
NCA will host a public program titled “Communication, Culture, and Health” on September 14, 2017. This public program will address the roles of culture and communication in advancing health equity,...
Apr 19
2018
Public Programs
Media are powerful agents of communication, enabling the rapid dissemination of news and information – but they can also spread misinformation. This public program addressed the role of media and...
Sep 26
2018
This public program focused on the textual dynamics and social consequences of rhetoric on discussions and understandings of science. Panelists explored the ways in which rhetoric about science...
Sponsored by the Waterhouse Family Institute for the Study of Communication and Society, this program builds on NCA's commitment to civic engagement and issues of social justice. Specifically,...
In many communities, the environmental impacts of energy production create a unique paradox in that jobs are created by the same energy sources that can cause environmental harm. At this public...