Stories about "Rhetoric"
Seeking lessons — and hope — in the depths of disaster

Friday, April 17, 2020 10:32 am

Meet members of the Bates faculty who are watching COVID-19 and wondering what it has to teach us in terms of the human experience.

Moviemakers aren’t the only winners in Bates Film Festival Awards

Friday, January 31, 2020 9:03 am

The process is prized by the students who pick the award-winners, too.

A field guide to conspiracy-theory rhetoric

Thursday, September 26, 2019 3:16 pm

If you want to understand what’s driving a particular conspiracy theory, advises rhetoric professor Stephanie Kelley-Romano, try to understand the perceived evil behind the theorists’ stories.

Exacting, empathetic, authentic: Kelley-Romano receives Kroepsch teaching award

Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:17 pm

She's known off campus for research on campaign rhetoric and alien abduction stories, but her students love her for keeping things real.

Look What We Found: Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s alien pop-up book

Thursday, November 1, 2018 4:33 pm

Walk into Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Film, and Screen Studies Stephanie Kelley-Romano’s...

Slideshow: Presidential politics vs. (not-real) smallpox crisis, hour by hour

Friday, November 4, 2016 11:35 am

A mock White House campaign that's been going full tilt on campus since September went to warp speed on Oct. 25: There's a crisis in America!

2015 ‘Inside Africa Fashion Show’ shares clothes, stories behind them

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 11:45 am

Bates College presents its fourth Inside Africa Fashion Show on March 7.

Neither naive nor cynical, Oscar winner Stacey Kabat ’85 reflects on her domestic-violence activism

Thursday, December 4, 2014 8:00 am

A national leader in the fight against domestic violence, Kabat won an Academy Award for the 1994 film "Defending Our Lives."

Kabat ’85 returns to discuss domestic abuse and Oscar-winning ‘Defending Our Lives’

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 4:28 pm

Stacey Kabat's visit includes a public screening and discussion of this powerful documentary on domestic violence.

Debaters Blackburn and Stewart bring home national championship

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 1:00 pm

In the storied history of Bates debate, the victory is believed to be the first national title by a Bates varsity team.

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