The College of Liberal Arts
William A. Kern Lecture Series
Professor, Rhetoric & Public Culture
Department of Communication Studies
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Time: 2:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Place: SAU, 1829 Room
Photography, the Abundant Art
Robert Hariman is a professor of communication studies at Northwestern University. His scholarship focuses on the role of public art and artistry in human affairs, particularly with regard to political judgment and the discursive constitution of modern society. He teaches courses in rhetorical theory and the critical study of public culture. His PhD is in Communication Studies from the University of Minnesota. He is the author of Political Style: The Artistry of Power and two volumes co-authored with John Louis Lucaites: No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture, and Liberal Democracy, and The Public Image: Photography and Civic Spectatorship. His other publications include four edited volumes and numerous book chapters and journal articles in several disciplines. His work has been translated into French and Chinese. He posts on photojournalism, politics, society, and culture at his blog Nocaptionneeded.com.
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