Thomas Goodnight of the University of Southern CaliforniaCommunications professor Thomas Goodnight of the University of Southern California will present on the UWindsor campus Friday and Monday.

Scholar to address argumentation audiences

The Centre for Research in Reasoning, Argumentation and Rhetoric and the UWindsor PhD program in Argumentation Studies will host Thomas Goodnight, professor at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, for presentations on campus Friday and Monday, May 25 and 28.

Dr. Goodnight will deliver his lecture “Darwin’s Puzzled Pup: On Antithesis, Affective Display, and Para-Dialectics” at 2 p.m. Friday in room 1163, Chrysler Hall North. The event is free and open to the public.

On Monday starting at 9 a.m. he will lead a three-hour seminar entitled “Tribalism: Argument and Agency.” For a list of readings and more information, confirm your attendance by emailing Tami Mulvaney at