Tom Benson

t3b@psu.edu

(photo)

Thomas W. Benson

Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Rhetoric
Department of Communication Arts & Sciences
Penn State University
216 Sparks Building
University Park, PA 16802


Office Hours Fall 2014 -- by appointment

department: 814-865-3461
FAX: 814-863-7986

 

 

 

 

 

CAS 500 - Fall 2014

Seminar in Public Address: American Rhetoric in the New Deal Era, 1932-1945

(syllabus in development)

 

FDR

 

CAS 475 - Spring 2014

Studies in Public Address: American Rhetoric in the New Deal Era, 1932-1945

 

FDR

CAS 415 - Fall 2013

Rhetoric of Film: Alfred Hitchcock and the Critics: The Rhetoric of the Thriller as Art, Entertainment, and Social Text

Hitchcock

 

CAS 503 - Fall 2013

Seminar in Rhetorical Criticism

 

Wednesday

2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

301 Sparks Building

 

Recent Courses

 

CAS 415 - Fall 2011


Rhetoric of Film: Alfred Hitchcock and the Critics: The Rhetoric of the Thriller as Art, Entertainment, and Social Text

 


Hitchcock

 

CAS 475 - Fall 2011

Studies in Public Address: American Rhetoric in the New Deal Era: 1932-1945

 

FDR at microphones

 

CAS 515 - Fall 2011

Seminar in Rhetoric of Film: Alfred Hitchcock and the Critics: The Rhetoric of the Thriller as Art, Entertainment, and Social Text

 

 

Hitchcock

 

 

CAS 415 - Fall 2008
Rhetoric of Film: Alfred Hitchcock and the Critics: The Rhetoric of the Thriller as Art, Entertainment, and Social Text

 

 

CAS 515 - Fall 2008
Seminar in Rhetoric of Film: Alfred Hitchcock and the Critics: The Rhetoric of the Thriller as Art, Entertainment, and Social Text

 

CAS 500 - Fall 2008
Seminar in Public Address: The Rhetoric of the American Presidency

 

 

 


ROME

In July 1998, the National Communication Association and the International Communication Association hosted an international conference in Rome, Italy. One program at that conference was a walking tour of Roman tourist sites. For more information on the 1998 Rome tour, click here.

Rome 1998

In summer 2002, Professor Margaret Benson taught a special summer program in Rome on Human Development and Family Studies -- Family and Childhood in Italy. Students lived in apartments in Rome.

Rome 2002

Rome 2006 -- International Program in Communication Arts & Sciences -- Rome

Rome 2006

 

Rome 2007 -- international program in Communication Arts & Sciences -- Rome -- rhetoric of travel and tourism

Rome Rome 2007

Rome 2008 -- international program in Communication Arts & Sciences -- Rome -- rhetoric of travel and tourism

Rome Rome 2008

Rome 2009 -- international program in Communication Arts & Sciences -- Rome -- rhetoric of travel and tourism

Rome Rome 2009

Rome 2010 -- international program in Communication Arts & Sciences -- Rome -- rhetoric of travel and tourism

Rome Rome 2010

 

 



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