Welcome to Speak Out, Call In: Public Speaking As Advocacy. 

Speak Out, Call In: Public Speaking as Advocacy is a contemporary, interdisciplinary public speaking textbook that fuses rhetoric, critical/cultural studies, and performance to offer an up-to-date resource for students. With a focus on advocacy, this textbook invites students to consider public speaking as a political, purposeful form of information-sharing.

This book was made possible by a grant provided by the University of Kansas Libraries with a contribution by the University of Kansas Student Senate.


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Exploring Public Speaking: The Free Dalton State College Public Speaking Textbook by Barbara G. Tucker & Kristin M. Barton is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License