National Communication Association and University of Colorado Denver Department of Communication to Present “The Art of Science Communication”
Denver, CO—On September 26, the National Communication Association (NCA) and the University of Colorado Denver’s Department of Communication will present a public program, “The Art of Science Communication.” This dynamic conversation will feature six communication and rhetoric scholars exploring the ways in which rhetoric about science circulates culturally and influences broader public discussions and understanding about science, journalism, and politics.
The program is one of several initiatives NCA has hosted, supported, or participated in to promote public understanding of science through communication. The September issue of NCA’s Spectra magazine also focuses on this topic.
Bonnie J. Dow, Professor and Dean, Vanderbilt University
Leah Ceccarelli, Professor, University of Washington
Celeste Condit, Professor, University of Georgia
Robin E. Jensen, Professor, University of Utah
Lisa Keränen, Associate Professor and Chair, University of Colorado Denver
John Lynch, Professor, University of Cincinnati
J. Blake Scott, Professor, University of Central Florida
Wednesday, September 26, 2018
Reception: 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Program: 6:30-8 p.m.
University of Colorado Denver
Terrace Room, Lawrence Street Center
1380 Lawrence Street, 2nd floor, Denver, CO 80204
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