Genevieve Coutroubis (WOO ’02) of the Center For Emerging Visual Artists announces their Direct Dialogue Lecture Series; Public Speaking for Artists workshop. The session will be held on Thursday, October 20 at their new office 237 South 18th Street, Suite 3A at 5:30 pm. Each session is $12.00 ($10.00 for POST artists). Registration is required. Join them and Tom Wright, Direcot of Public Speaking at 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 them to discuss the basics of public speaking and learn tips that will have you presenting yourself and your artwork like a pro. For more information, contact Genevieve Coutroubis, by phone 215.546.7775 x 11 or by email Genevieve@cfeva.org
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 the Provost’s Award for Innovative Teaching in General Education (2011).