Monday, April 11, 2011

TODAY: Chesterton Rhetoric Competition Finals

Monday at 7:30 p.m. in the Geddes Hall Andrews Auditorium (in the basement) will be the final round of the annual Chesterton Rhetoric Competition, whose theme this year is "The Use and Abuse of Violence, or War: What is it not Good for?" Four Notre Dame graduate students are competing for a $400 first prize which will be awarded to the best 8-12 minute speech. The finalists are:

Cooper Gallimore of the Law School: "In Defense of Zombie Movies".
Seth Oelbaum of the English Department: "Janey Smith and the Upside of Chaos."
Eleanor Pettus of the History Department: "Restoring Order Among Knights, Dragons, and Ladies.
Dan Sportiello of the Philosophy Department: "First, Last, and Overmen."

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