Thomas M Conley

 Thomas Conley

Contact Information

3001 Lincoln Hall
702 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emeritus

Research Interests

  • The history of rhetorical theory, with particular attention to Classical Greek rhetorics, the medieval Greek (Byzantine) tradition, and the Renaissance reception of Classical theory, with a special emphasis on developments in Central and Eastern Europe; Kenneth Burke; the place of style in rhetorical invention and criticism.


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Conley, T Cicero hunnicus: Miklós Oláh's Eloquent Attila Rhetorica 24 2006, p. 275-301.
Conley, T Rummaging in Walz's attic: Two Anonymous Opuscula in Rhetores graeci Greek, Roman, and Byzantine Studies 46 2006, p. 101-122.