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Michael LeVan
Senior Instructor and Director of Undergraduate Studies

Michael  LeVan

Images, Memory, Political Theory, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Communication, Performance Studies

Office: CIS
Phone: 813/974-0788
Email:

Dr. LeVan joined the Communication department in 2001. His current work includes investigating the aesthetics and politics of memory, the communication of images, and transformations of the practices of everyday life. He is Editor-in-Chief of Liminalities: A Journal of Performance Studies.

Curriculum Vitae

Undergraduate Course Offerings

  • Communication and Visual Culture
  • Globalization and Democratic Discourse
  • Communication and Public Memory
  • Performing Relationships
  • Performance Art
  • Performing Young Adult Literature
  • Communication, Travel, and Tourism
  • Introduction to Communication
  • Persuasion
  • Communication, Culture, and Community
  • Nonverbal Communication: Culture, Codes, Space, and Time
  • Perception, Memory, and Imagination
  • Visual Culture/Visual Rhetoric (Rhetorical Analysis)

Graduate Course Offerings

  • Philosophy of Communication
  • Cultural Production of Space and Time
  • Cultural Memory
  • Communication, Travel, and Tourism

Representative Publications

Education

Ph.D., Speech Communication, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, 2001. (emphasis: philosophy of communication)
M.A., Philosophy, Arizona State University, 1994. (emphasis: aesthetics & political philosophy)
B.A., Philosophy and Economics, University of Virginia, 1990.

Current Courses

RefCourseSecCourse TitleCRDayTimeLocation
52444COM 4104701Comm. Tourism & Travel
This course is 100% online.
3

OFFT OFF
51278SPC 6913009Directed Research
1-19

TBA 100
51575SPC 6971001Thesis: Master's
2-19

TBA 100

Graduate Students

Sanford Betz, Heather Curry, Chris Holcom