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The Symposium on Rhetoric and Christian Tradition seeks to foster scholarship that explores not only how rhetoric shapes the reading and writing associated with Christian tradition but also how particular aspects of Christian tradition have shaped rhetorical theory and supposedly secular rhetorical situations.

What good is rhetoric in the face of disaster? Lilly and Sarah will speak at the Rhetoric and Christian Tradition SIG (SIG F08) on Friday, April April 4, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Grand Ballroom, D-24, First Floor.
"Teacher, Don't You Care If We Drown?"
Lillian Bridwell-Bowles and Sarah Liggett, both long-time members of CCCC, will describe their experiences as volunteers with their Baton Rouge church, University Presbyterian Church, in the weeks following hurricane Katrina.
What does a rhetorician see in disaster and in human response to that disaster? What good is rhetoric in the face of disaster? Come hear Lilly and Sarah's volunteer stories. Their Senior Minister, Patti Snyder, will speak about the church's overall response and the rhetorical motifs she observed as a leader of a university church during the response.
Come hear Lilly and Sarah's story!