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October 2009 - Dean and Rove Debate Healthcare

Howard Dean and Karl Rove - Debate on Healthcare

Howard Dean and Karl Rove

Dean (former Governor of Vermont and Chairman of the Democratic National Committee) and Rove (former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush) came to Eisenhower Auditorium to give a joint lecture on the topic of healthcare.

The Center for Democratic Deliberation was a co-sponsor of this event.  CDD co-director J. Michael Hogan and the CDD Graduate Fellows had the opportunity to visit with both Rove and Dean during their visit. 


Karl Rove   


Howard Dean

March 2010 - Cheryl Glenn Visits Norway


Cheryl GlennCDD co-director Cheryl Glenn recently gave two lectures on rhetoric and gender at the Norwegian School of Business in Oslo. Read more about these lectures here (Google translation).

March 2010 - Professor Karen Tracy

The Center for Democratic Deliberation welcomed Professor Karen Tracy, University of Colorado, Boulder to speak to the Penn State community on March 19 and 20, 2010. . Professor Tracy is the inaugural author in the CDD’s new book series with the Penn State University Press, “Rhetoric and Democratic Deliberation.” Tracy discussed her forthcoming book, Challenges of Ordinary Democracy, on Friday, March 19 and was the featured speaker at a Rhetoric Reading Group meeting on March 20th.