Saturday Scholar Series: Presidential Campaign Commercials From "I Like Ike" to Today


Location: Snite Museum of Art, Annenberg Auditorium

Susan C. Ohmer; William T. and Helen Kuhn Carey Associate Professor of Modern Communication; Department of Film, Television, and Theatre; director of Digital ND

From “I Like Ike” in 1952 through Ronald Reagan’s “Morning in America” to this year’s yet-to-be seen campaign commercials, this talk will analyze the visual and rhetorical strategies by which presidential candidates present themselves, their campaigns, and their visions of the United States.

You are invited to experience an intimate discussion with Notre Dame’s most engaging faculty speakers on some of the most pressing and fascinating issues of our times. Each lecture and Q-and-A is presented on “home game” Saturdays. This week’s game is Notre Dame vs. Stanford University.

No tickets are required.

For more information, visit the Saturday Scholar website.

Sponsored by the College of Arts and Letters

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