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Saturday, April 27 • 9:30am - 12:00pm
The Art of Public Speaking: A Studio for Art Librarians

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Instructor: Manuel Urrizola, Head of Cataloging & Metadata Services, University of California Riverside

Do you get a little nervous expressing yourself in discussions or interviews? Are you terrified before giving a speech? Whether speaking before a group or talking to your colleagues, you need to learn how to calm down, organize your thoughts, articulate, use props, entertain, advocate, persuade, and inspire. Discover the techniques of introducing a speaker, preparing a speech, and delivering an impromptu talk. Learn and experience the elements of skillful speaking and effective communication—and have some fun learning!

Manuel Urrizola received his B.A. in Art History from Amherst College and his Master of Library Science from UC Berkeley. He is the Head of Metadata & Technical Services for the UC Riverside Libraries, editor of Great Moments in the History of Technical Services, coordinator of Brief Lunchtime Talks, Toastmaster, award-winning speaker, geographer, and poet. Manuel has taught public speaking workshops for schools, universities, public libraries, library conferences, and other organizations.

Note: This workshop will also take place on Friday, April 26, 9:00 - 11:30 am.

Maximum Participants: 25

Fee:  FREE

Saturday April 27, 2013 9:30am - 12:00pm
Conference Center 207

Attendees (30)