Department of Communication
PhD, Northwestern University
1117 Cathedral of Learning
Lynn Clarke studies rhetorical theory and its relationships to philosophy. Her interests include the appearances of speech, writing, and communication at the nexus of rhetoric, psychoanalysis, and deliberative politics; the question of publicity as it pertains to judicial rhetoric in controversial cases on policy affairs; and definitional controversy.
- Graduate Seminar in Psychoanalytic Provocations
- Graduate Seminar in Studies of the Public Sphere
- Graduate Seminar in the Frankfurt School
- Rhetoric of Social Movements
- Rhetoric and Civic Life
- Freedom of Speech and Press
- Public Speaking
“Internal Discord and ‘the Signifying Process’ in Ethico-Political Rhetoric.” In Rhetoric: Concord and Controversy eds. Antonio de Velasco and Melody Lehn (Waveland Press, forthcoming) .
“Contesting Definitional Authority in the Collective,” Quarterly Journal of Speech 91.1 (2005): 1-36.
“Talk About Talk: Promises, Risks, and a Proposition Out of Nommo,” The Journal of Speculative Philosophy 18.4 (2004): 317-325.