SU Explores ‘Rhetoric of Presidential Inaugural Addresses’


SALISBURY — Salisbury University’s Institute for Public Affairs and Civic Engagement hosts the lecture “The Rhetoric of Presidential Inauguration Addresses: A Comparison of the Inauguration Speeches Through History” 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 26, in a virtual format.

Dr. Paul Scovell, assistant professor of communication, analyzes the important, memorable and infamous inaugural speeches through American history. He examines speeches from George Washington through Joe Biden to understand the catchphrases and promises made by newly elected presidents.

The event is free and the public is invited. To register visit

For more information call 410-677-5054 or visit the PACE website at

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