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Rhetorician leads Online Writing Workshop


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 26, 2015 - 5:16pm


Rex Veeder, former editor of RSQ and respected historian of rhetoric, is leading some writing workshops online under the rubric of his medical humanities initiative.

http://www.survivethrive.net/blog/2015/04/26/a-sample-of-survive-and-thr...

Take a look.

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Argumentation Volume 29, Issue 2, May 2015 Special Issue: Visual and Multimodal Argumentation


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 26, 2015 - 4:09pm


Argumentation Volume 29, Issue 2, May 2015
Special Issue: Visual and Multimodal Argumentation

Issue Editors: Jens E. Kjeldsen … show all 1 hide
ISSN: 0920-427X (Print) 1572-8374 (Online)
In this issue (8 articles)
EditorialNotes
The Study of Visual and Multimodal Argumentation
Jens E. Kjeldsen Pages 115-132
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Going Multimodal: What is a Mode of Arguing and Why Does it Matter?
Leo Groarke Pages 133-155
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Cognitive Semiotics in Argumentation: A Theoretical Exploration

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Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue sup1, 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2015 - 3:36pm


Advances in the History of Rhetoric, Volume 18, Issue sup1, 2015 is now available online is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: Rhetorics of “1989” and After: Rhetorical Archaeologies of Political Transition

This new issue contains the following articles:

Contributors' Biographies
Contributors

Pages: S1-S4
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2015.1010886

Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments

Pages: S5-S5
DOI: 10.1080/15362426.2015.1010884

Introduction
Rhetorics and Revolutions: Or, Why Write About 1989?
Cezar M. Ornatowski & Noemi Marin
Pages: S6-S12

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CFP for Edited Collection - Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2015 - 2:15pm


CFP for Edited Collection - Rhetorical Animals: Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion
full name / name of organization:
Alex Parrish
contact email:
alexcparrish@gmail.com
Rhetorical Animals:
Boundaries of the Human in the Study of Persuasion

Editors:
Alex C. Parrish (James Madison University)
&
Kristian Bjørkdahl (Rokkan Centre for Social Studies)

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Call for Proposals for The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy (6/1/2015)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2015 - 2:14pm


Call for Proposals for The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing and Information Literacy (6/1/2015)
full name / name of organization:
Randall McClure
contact email:
randallmcclure@gmail.com
CALL FOR PAPERS:
The Future Scholar: Researching & Teaching the Frameworks for Writing & Information Literacy

Framework documents are playing an increasingly important role in the higher education landscape. Two are of particular importance to those of us invested in rhetorical and information literacy in a digital world.

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Book Announcement: Revisiting the Past Through Rhetorics of Memory and Amnesia


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 16, 2015 - 12:04pm


Book Announcement: Revisiting the Past Through Rhetorics of Memory and Amnesia

http://www.amazon.com/Revisiting-Through-Rhetorics-Memory-Amnesia/dp/144...

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Book Announcement: Assault on the Small Screen Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 13, 2015 - 11:13am


Assault on the Small Screen
Representations of Sexual Violence on Prime Time Television Dramas
MOLLY ANN MAGESTRO
https://rowman.com/ISBN/9781442253971/Assault-on-the-Small-Screen-Repres...

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Games and Culture


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 12, 2015 - 4:04pm


Games and Culture
May 2015; Vol. 10, No. 3
Articles
Role-Playing the Multiculturalist Umpire: Loyalty and War in BioWare’s Mass Effect Series
Christopher B. Patterson

Shallow Gamification: Testing Psychological Effects of Framing an Activity as a Game
Andreas Lieberoth

An Iterative, Multidisciplinary Approach to Studying Digital Play Motivation: The Model of Game Motivation
Christothea Herodotou, Niall Winters, and Maria Kambouri

Playing with Trauma: Interreactivity, Empathy, and Complicity in The Walking Dead Video Game
Toby Smethurst and Stef Craps

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Risks and Rewards of Motherhood in the Academy


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 12, 2015 - 2:15pm


Following a session focused on “Risks and Rewards of Motherhood in the Academy” at CCCC last month, a group decided to develop a listserv to discuss issues related to motherhood in writing studies/rhet-comp and academia more broadly. If you are interested in this topic and would like to be added to the list, please see them email below.
If you contact Alexandra Hidalgo at this email address ---alexandra.hidalgo@gmail.com-- she will add you to the distribution list.
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Alexandra Hidalgo

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Blogora needs a forum on this piece!


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 8, 2015 - 11:47pm


I just received this three-line email message. Discuss?

....

"Young, A., Gunn, J., Hoffman, J. and Brummett, B. (2015) Reading against the Digital Archive: Historiography and What Is Not. Open Access Library Journal, 2: e1387.

"http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1101387

"Blogora needs a forum on this piece!"

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