S. Michael Halloran
Introduction to Communication Theory
Rhetoric of Nature and the Envrironment
The Virtual Writing Center
New Edition of Hugh Blair's Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres
The Rhetoric of Public History
S. Michael Halloran, Professor
Department of Language, Literature, and Communication
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy, NY 12180
(518) 276-4092 fax
Recent Publications and Presentations
"Text and Experience in a Historical Pageant: Toward a Rhetoric of Spectacle." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 31 (Winter 2001) 5-17.
"Nature, Narrative, and National Identity in the Hudson River School Painters," presented at the Oct. 2001 Catskill Mountain Foundation Elderhostel.
"From Rhetoric to Composition: The Teaching of Writing in Americal to 1900" (with Elizabethada A. Wright), in James J. Murphy (ed.), A Short History of Writing Instruction, from Ancient Greece to Modern America, 2nd edn. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Hermagoras Press, 2001.
"Lessons Learned from a Short History of Writing Instruction" (with Elizabethada A. Wright), presented at the 2001 Conference on College Composition and Communication.
"The Rhetoric of Historical Popularizaiton
at the Saratoga National Historical Park," presented at the 2000 Convention
of the National Communication Association.
Date Last Revised: 05/18/01