Oratory/ Rhetoric


Readings in Roman oratory and rhetoric. Focus on negotiation of power through public speech, definitions of identity, and public construction of cultural norms. Authors and works might include Cicero, Quintilian's Institutes of Oratory, Tacitus' Dialogue on Oratory, Seneca the Elder, selected speeches from Roman historians, vel sim. Students must have two years of Latin or equivalent.
Curriculum Codes
  • CCI
  • FL
  • ALP