RIT Hosts Conference on Media and Social Change, April 10-13

The event is free and open to the public

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Rochester Institute of Technology will host a conference focusing on the study of visuality as communication with a special interest on the interconnections between visual rhetoric and visual media technologies.

This interdisciplinary theme will be the focus of the Kern Communication Conference, April 10-13. The four-day event, held at the Strathallan Hotel in downtown Rochester will feature invited speakers and panelists from around the country addressing a variety of topics related to “Visual Communication: Rhetorics and Technology.”

Thomas Benson, Edwin Erle Sparks Professor of Rhetoric at Pennsylvania State University, will give the keynote address: “Look! Rhetoric!” at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12.

For more a schedule of events, or to register for this free event, visit the conference Web site at www.rit.edu/kern.