Xavier University of Louisiana

Xavier University of Louisiana
Communication Studies

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Campus Box 298

New Orleans, LA 70125

504-520-5087 phone

504-520-7982 fax

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LISA FLANAGAN Ph.D.

Department Chair/ Associate Professor

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Louisiana State University
Communication Studies (Emphasis: Performance Studies), 2008

M.A. Louisiana State University
Speech Communication (Emphasis: Performance Studies), 2002

B.A. University of Texas, Austin
Philosophy, 1990

COURSES TAUGHT AT XAVIER
  • Fundamentals of Public Speaking (CMST 1010)
  • Intercultural Communication (CMST 1500)
  • Performance of Literature (CMST 2010)
RESEARCH AREAS

The poetics of place, the body and space; early twentieth century avant garde performance; visual and material culture; performative writing and mystory; interdisciplinary, collaborative, and community based performance

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Flanagan joined the Communications faculty in the fall of 2010. She currently serves as the Chair of the Department of Communications. She teaches courses in the Communication Studies program from a performance studies perspective.