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Robert Hariman, Ph.D., Professor of Rhetoric and Public Culture, Department of Communication Studies, Northwestern University

  • Mallinckrodt Center 1041 Ridge Rd. Wilmette, IL (map)

A Time of Social Catastrophes? Living with Radical Change

*This Sunday we will meet at Mallinckrodt Center, 1041 Ridge Rd., Wilmette

About the speaker:

Dr. Robert Hariman, Professor of Rhetoric and Public Culture, Dept. of Communication Studies, Northwestern University, is the author of Political Style: The Artistry of Power and of two co-authored books on photojournalism: No Caption Needed: Iconic Photographs, Public Culture, and Liberal Democracy, and most recently, The Public Image: Photography and Civic Spectatorship.  His other publications include edited volumes on popular trials, political judgment, political realism, and the texture of political action, as well as journal articles on parody, allegory, banality, and other modes of public address.  His work has been translated into French and Chinese.  Hariman posts periodically at, his co-authored blog on photojournalism, politics, and culture.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota.