Call for papers: From Antiphon to Autocue: Speechwriting Ancient and Modern
The Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric (COR), Royal Holloway, University of London, announces an international conference entitled From Antiphon to Autocue: Speechwriting Ancient and Modern to take place at RHUL’s central London venue in Bedford Square on 25 and 26of April 2013.
Confirmed speakers include experts on ancient Greek and Roman logography and oratory: Prof. Michael Gagarin (Texas), Prof. Chris Carey (UCL), Prof. Mike Edwards (Lampeter), Prof. Catherine Steel (Glasgow). They will be joined by an expert on modern media and communications, Professor Andrew Tolson (De Montfort) and a modern speechwriter, Simon Lancaster.
We welcome proposals for papers on any aspect of speechwriting ancient, medieval, or modern (30-40 mins. duration). Please send your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org by 31 January 2013 at the latest.
Dr. Christos Kremmydas
Prof. Lene Rubinstein
Prof. Jonathan Powell
Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric (COR)
Royal Holloway, University of London