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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
13521COM 2000001Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3T
8:00am-9:15am
EDU 261
13522COM 2000002Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3T
9:30am-10:45am
EDU 261
13523COM 2000003Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing
3T
11:00am-12:15pm
EDU 261
13524COM 2000004Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3T
12:30pm-1:45pm
EDU 261
13526COM 2000006Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3R
9:30am-10:45am
EDU 261
13527COM 2000007Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3R
11:00am-12:15pm
EDU 261
14584COM 2000008Intro to Communication
On-line course plus mandatory weekly discussion section meeting. The discussion section is what you are signing up
3R
12:30pm-1:45pm
EDU 261
24962COM 2000902Intro to Communication
Online course, plus mandatory weekly discussion meeting. The discussion session is what you are signing up for here.
3T
6:30pm-7:45pm
EDU 261
16738COM 4016902Public Memory
3

TBA TBA
23166ORI 4410001Performance Art
Course focus on Art Technology and Media. Counts as elective in Performance Studies and Culture
3

 
17301SPC 6971003Thesis: Master's
2-19

TBA 100
17246SPC 7980007Dissertation: Doctoral
2-19

TBA 100

Graduate Students

Sanford Betz, Heather Curry, Chris Holcom