WHO: Guest speaker: Keith Miller, PhD, professor, English, Arizona State University
WHAT: The community is welcome to join A.T. Still University for a [free] presentation by Dr. Keith Miller, who is a champion of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
In his research, Keith Miller mainly focuses on the rhetoric and songs of the civil rights movement. He is the author of "Martin Luther King's Biblical Epic: His Great, Final Speech" and "Voice of Deliverance: The Language of Martin Luther King, Jr., and Its Sources", which was favorably reviewed in Washington Post and is widely cited. His essays on Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, Jackie Robinson, Frederick Douglass, C.L. Franklin, and Fannie Lou Hamer have appeared in many scholarly collections and in such leading journals as College English, College Composition and Communication, Publication of the Modern Language Association, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, and Journal of American History. His essay “Second Isaiah Lands in Washington, D.C.: Martin Luther King, Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ as Biblical Narrative and Biblical Hermeneutic” was awarded Best Essay of the Year in Rhetoric Review in 2007.
WHEN: Wed., Jan. 13, 2016
WHERE: A.T. Still University, 5850 E. Still Circle, Mesa, AZ 85206 | Main building | Classrooms Saguaro A & B
WHY: Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the unsung pioneers of the Civil Rights movement