"I'm on a stage"

Rhetorical history, performance, and the development of the central Pennsylvania African American Museum

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Abstract

This article examines founder Frank L. Gilyard's role in the establishment of the Central Pennsylvania African American Museum in Reading, Pennsylvania, through the dual lenses of African American rhetoric and performance studies. It concludes with an analysis of how these insights informed a community-based research course in honors first-year composition.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)299-323
Number of pages25
JournalCollege Composition and Communication
Volume65
Issue number2
StatePublished - Dec 1 2013

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  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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