CFEVA Direct Dialogue Lecture Series presents Public Speaking for Artists
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Speaker: Tom Wright, Director of Public Speaking, Temple University
Whether you are presenting an artist talk to a small group or a lecture to a packed auditorium, public speaking can be a daunting experience. Join us to discuss the basics of public speaking and learn tips that will have you presenting yourself and your artwork like a pro.
Tom Wright joined the faculty of the Department of Strategic Communication at Temple University in 2003 after completing his Ph.D. from Purdue University. Dr Wright has served as the Director of Public Speaking since 2008. As Course Director, Dr. WRight has overseen the inclusion of multicultural perspectives on public speaking. He has also taught communication theory, persuasion, social movements, small group presentations, interviewing, and rhetorical criticism. Dr. Wright has received numerous awards and teaching stipends including the School of Communication and Theatre’s Junior Faculty Award for Innovative Teaching (2007) and Provost’s Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education (2011).Location: The Center for Emerging Visual Artists, 237 South 18th Street, Suite 3a Philadelphia, Pa 19103
All programs being at 5:30 pm. Each session is $12.00 ($10.00 for POST artists). Registration is required. Individuals who have not pre-registered are not guaranteed a seat. To reserve a space or to receive more information about The Center for Emerging Visual Artists or Direct Dialogues Lecture Series, please contact Genevieve Coutroubis, by phone (215) 546 – 7775 x 11 or by email Genevieve@cfeva.org