Faculty Lawrence Herbert School of Communication Rhetoric

Prof. Lisa Merrill Presents at Conquergood Symposium

Lisa Merrill, PhD, professor of rhetoric in the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, recently returned to Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois,  to deliver a talk on performance theory as part of the conference, “Cultural Struggles: A Symposium Honoring Dwight Conquergood.”   

Conquergood (1949-2004) was a noted ethnographer and an associate professor of performance studies at Northwestern.   Dr. Merrill has also contributed commentary to Cultural Struggles, a 2013 collection of Conquergood’s works.

Last year, Dr. Merrill delivered the closing keynote at Northwestern’s interdisciplinary conference, “In Bodies We Trust: Performance, Affect & Political Economy.” 

 

Pics from her 2014 talk:

Lisa Merrill podium Northwestern talk 2014    Lisa Merrill Northwestern talk 2014

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