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TOC: College Composition and Communication


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 24, 2010 - 11:26pm


College Composition and Communication, Vol. 61, No. 2, December 2009

Note: Is all of this "rhetoric"? Clearly yes, and also clearly not.

I draw your attention to some articles: Glenn and Enoch on archival methods; Clary-Lemon on race and rhetoric; Peary on rhetoric and poetic in the 19th century; Whitburn on an eclectic kind of library research. From the professional angle, Bernard-Donals on unions for grad students.

The Cultural Studies symposium asks the questions:

 

TOC: College English


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 22, 2010 - 11:48am


College English, Vol. 72, No. 3, January 2010
http://www.ncte.org/journals/ce/issues/v72-3

Lone Wolf or Leader of the Pack?: Rethinking the Grand Narrative of Fred Newton Scott
Lisa Mastrangelo

Chaucer’s Haunted Aesthetics: Mimesis and Trauma in Troilus and Criseyde
Patricia Clare Ingham

Reconsiderations: We Got the Wrong Gal: Rethinking the “Bad” Academic Writing of Judith Butler
Cathy Birkenstein

Opinion: Writing for the Public
Mike Rose

Review: Is This Where You Live? English and the University under the Lens
Thomas Rickert

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cfp: Special issue of Environmental Communication


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2010 - 5:24pm


The cfp below was submitted to the Blogora by Salma Monani [http://public.gettysburg.edu/~smonani/pages/home.html]. Check out her website to see the cutting edge on environmental rhetoric and media.

Submit your cfp to: dbeard@d.umn.edu

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DEADLINE approaching! If you are engaged in theoretical and pragmatic
disciplinary and interdisciplinary studies that examine ideas of
environment as they interlace with visual representations of race,
class, gender, and/or sexuality, this cfp is for you.

Coloring the Environmental Lens: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on

 

TOC: Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 20, 2010 - 3:31pm


TOC: Cultural Studies <-> Critical Methodologies
Contents: December 2009, Volume 9, No. 6
http://csc.sagepub.com/content/vol9/issue6/

Norman K. Denzin
"After Bush"
Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies 2009 9: 703-706. [Abstract] [PDF] [References] [Request Permission]

Douglas Kellner
Media Spectacle and the 2008 Presidential Election
Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies 2009 9: 707-716. [Abstract] [PDF] [References] [Request Permission]

Jack Bratich
What’s Left? On Turning Backs and Facing Facts

 

cfp: Collaborative Session on Rethinking Style in Rhetoric and Composition


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 19, 2010 - 6:24pm


cfp: MLA 2011-- Collaborative Session on Rethinking Style in Rhetoric and Composition
full name / name of organization:
Rhetoric Society of America/Division on the Teaching of Writing
contact email:
jjack@email.unc.edu

Title of session: Rethinking Style
Submission requirements: 250 word abstracts.
Deadline for submissions: 1 Mar. 2010

Co-sponsored with the Division on Teaching of Writing.

 

cfp: Public Intellectuals


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 18, 2010 - 9:54pm


Truth to Power: Public Intellectuals
full name / name of organization:
Karyn Hollis, Villanova University
contact email:
karyn.hollis@villanova.edu
TRUTH TO POWER: PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS IN AND OUT OF ACADEME

Edited by Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Karyn Hollis
Villanova University

Under contract
Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholar Publishing
http://www.c-s-p.org/

 

Writing Center Journal


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 18, 2010 - 8:39am


Just announced at the IWCA Blog:

The Writing Centers Research Project, which contains a print archive of writing center related materials, an online archive of the Writing Center Journal, an oral history archive, and national survey data on writing center operations and staff, is now located at the University of Arkansas Little Rock. The WCRP’s new website is http://casebuilder.rhet.ualr.edu/wcrp/ . Writing Center Journal is now fully searchable from the WCRP’s new site, and the online archive is once again available.

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TOC: Informal Logic


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 16, 2010 - 12:15am


INFORMAL LOGIC 29.4 (2009).

Articles:

* "Argumentative Thinking: an Introduction to the Special Issue on Psychology and Argumentation" Abstract PDF by Lance J. Rips 327-336
* "Argument Content and Argument Source: an Exploration" Abstract PDF by Ulrike Hahn, Adam J.L. Harris, Adam Corner 337-367
* "Belief-Overkill in Political Judgments" Abstract PDF by Jonathan Baron 368-378
* "What Constitutes Skilled Argumentation and How Does it Develop?" Abstract PDF by Marion Goldstein, Amanda Crowell, Deanna Kuhn 379-395

 

TOC: RSQ


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 16, 2010 - 12:06am


Rhetoric Society Quarterly: Volume 40 Issue 1 is now available online at informaworld (http://www.informaworld.com).

On “Getting It”: Resistance, Temporality, and the “Ethical Shifting” of Discursive Interaction, Pages 1 - 22
Author: Stephen Yarbrough
DOI: 10.1080/02773940903099586

Representational Crisis: Contradiction and Determination in Verbal Criticism, Pages 23 - 45
Author: William Rodney Herring
DOI: 10.1080/02773940903417515

From Viruses to Russian Roulette to Dance: A Rhetorical Critique and Creation of Genetic Metaphors, Pages 46 - 70