Philip Eubanks

Philip Eubanks

Philip Eubanks

Professor

Rhetoric and Composition, Professional Writing

Office: RH 232
Phone: 753-6605
Email: eubanks1@niu.edu


 

Educational Background

Ph.D. University of Illinois; 1996
M.A. University of Illinois; 1993
B.A. University of Illinois; 1978

Professional Interests

Professional Writing; Rhetoric and Composition
Conceptual Metaphor and Other Figurative Thought

Selected Publications

  • Metaphor and Writing: Figurative Rhetoric in the Discourse of Writing. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  • “An Analysis of Corporate Rule in Globalization Discourse: Why We Need Rhetoric to Explain Conceptual Figures.” Rhetoric Review. July 2008 (27.3).
  • With John Schaeffer. “A Kind Word for Bullshit: The Problem of Academic Writing.” College Composition and Communication. 59.3 (2008): 372-88.
  • “Globalization, ‘Corporate Rule,’ and Blended Worlds: A Conceptual-Rhetorical Analysis of Metaphor, Metonymy, and Conceptual Blending.” Metaphor and Symbol 20.3 (2005): 173-197.
  • A War of Words in the Discourse of Trade: The Rhetorical Constitution of Metaphor. Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 2000.