Michigan Intercollegiate Speech League

M.I.S.L.

Competitions and Events

Future Dates Scheduled Include:

**MISL Workshop and Mini-Tournament at OCC – Orchard Ridge Campus. on Fri., September 22, 2017

The workshop segment is FREE and welcomes students and coaches from any college or university in Michigan to attend and learn about speaking, competing and our organization.  Facilitators from various colleges and universities run workshops covering most of the events. (All our events are open to the general public, because anyone is welcome to come and learn.) The mini tournament segment includes only 4 of our usual events: Prose Interpretation, Dramatic Interpretation, Informative Speaking, and Impromptu speaking, and students from ANY MI college or university are welcome to compete.  Please contact Carole Bennett at cabennet@oaklandcc.edu for more info.

Workshop sessions scheduled are:

General Overview Session for New Students – Round Table Discussion Led by Seniors and Graduate Assistants

Coaches Round Table for beginning teams – Students and Coaches welcome

Persuasive Speaking – Amy Pierce (Saginaw Valley State U) 

Duo Interpretation –  Nina Brennan (Eastern Michigan U)

Extemporaneous Speaking – Nick Prephan (Wayne State U.)

Prose Interpretation – Charlie Rinehart (Oakland U)

Programmed Oral Interpretation – Carole Bennett – (Oakland CC)

Impromptu Speaking – Arthi Chandrasekaran (Wayne State U.) 

After Dinner Speaking – Amy Pierce (SVSU) 

Rhetorical Criticism – Matthew Warner – (Hillsdale C)

Informative Speaking – Mark Marciniak (Northwood U.) 

Poetry Interpretation – ( Coach from Eastern Michigan U)

Dramatic Interpretation – TBD

**MISL Fall Tournament at Oakland University, Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017 – contact Charlie Rinehart for more information rinehart@oakland.edu

**MISL Novice States at Hillsdale College, Feb. 17, 2018 – contact Matt Warner for more information mwarner1@hillsdale.edu

**MISL States at Eastern Michigan University, March 17, 2018 – contact Nick Romerhausen for more information nromerha@emich.edu