Rhetoric – The State of the Art: 100 AD          

The following is one of the sessions from our 2019 Conference co-hosted by School of the Ozarks and held at the College of the Ozarks in Point Lookout, MO.  Rhetoric – The State of the Art: 100 AD       Hoping to dispel assumptions, we ask Quintilian what it meant to teach rhetoric.  Perhaps we can continue the archaeological process of recovering lost arts in considering this … Continue reading Rhetoric – The State of the Art: 100 AD          

American the Exceptional, Part 2: Teaching History

By Dan Snyder On recent a trip to Washington, D.C., what struck me was not a reflection of the commonality of our republican center of government, but the authority of wealth.   While cities throughout the land mostly feature the same tropes, the shuttered and abandoned ex-WalMart malls, the purposeless main-streets and pitiable ‘historic districts’, hopeful but ignored ‘convention centers’ and vacant lots called industrial parks, … Continue reading American the Exceptional, Part 2: Teaching History