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Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 37, No. 2, 04 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 14, 2014 - 5:05pm


Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 37, No. 2, 04 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Essays
Splitting Women, Producing Biocitizens, and Vilifying Obamacare in the 2012 Presidential Campaign
Lora Arduser & Amy Koerber
Pages: 117-137
DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.914115

R&B Rhetoric and Victim-Blaming Discourses: Exploring the Popular Press's Revision of Rihanna's Contextual Agency
Amanda Nell Edgar
Pages: 138-158
DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.909374

 

Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 9, 2014 - 9:18am


Studies in Logic, Grammar and Rhetoric
Vol.36 No. 49

Budzynska Katarzyna, van Eemeren Frans H., Koszowy Marcin, “Preface: From Pragmatics and Dialectics to Argument Studies”

PART I: SPEECH ACTS AND ARGUMENTS
Searle John R., “The Structure and Functions of Language”

Snoeck Henkemans A., Francisca, “Speech Act Theory and the Study of Argumentation”

Andone, Corina, “Maneuvering with the Burden of Proof: Confrontational Strategies in Dealing with Political Accountability”

 

Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3, 27 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 7, 2014 - 5:46am


Rhetoric Society Quarterly, Vol. 44, No. 3, 27 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

Special Issue: Untimely Historiographies

This new issue contains the following articles:

INTRODUCTION
Introductory Notes from the Editor: Untimely Historiographies
Michelle Ballif
Pages: 201-203
DOI: 10.1080/02773945.2014.911557

ARTICLES
Witnessing Time: Rhetorical Form, Public Culture, and Popular Historical Education
Bradford Vivian
Pages: 204-219
DOI: 10.1080/02773945.2014.911558

Untimely Historiography? Foucault’s “Greco-Latin Trip”
Susan C. Jarratt

 

Announcing the 2014 James A. Jaksa scholar in residence at Duquesne University


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 5, 2014 - 9:07pm


Pat Gehrke has been names the 2014 James A. Jaksa scholar in residence at Duquesne University and the 13th National Communication Ethics Conference. Congratulations, Pat.

 

American Society for the History of Rhetoric Dissertation Award, Call for Nominations


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 4, 2014 - 9:31pm


American Society for the History of Rhetoric Dissertation Award, Call for Nominations

The American Society for the History of Rhetoric invites submissions for the 2014 Dissertation Award. Dissertations must have been defended between September 10, 2013 and September 10, 2014 to be eligible. Required submission materials include an abstract, table of contents, one representative chapter, and a letter of recommendation from the dissertation advisor or a committee member. Do not send complete dissertations. Self-nominations are acceptable.

 

A few concerns about the return of the NCA bylaws proposal (Pat Gehrke)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 4, 2014 - 6:04am


A few concerns about the return of the NCA bylaws proposal (Pat Gehrke)
from http://patgehrke.net/wp/?page_id=294

 

Graphic Novel and Military / Legal Rhetoric: Chelsea Manning


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 3, 2014 - 4:57am


From: http://www.opendemocracy.net/transformation/clark-stoeckley/graphic-nove...

Clark Stoeckley's graphic account from inside the Chelsea Manning trial is released today, marking its first anniversary. Below: Chelsea Manning's testimony on her treatment in prison. Content warning: state violence, discussion of suicide.

 

The Best Rhetoric Journal You Never Read


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 2, 2014 - 9:30pm


Informal Logic

INFORMAL LOGIC is a peer reviewed journal publishing articles and reviews on topics related to reasoning and argumentation in theory and practice. It is deliberately multi-disciplinary, welcoming theoretical and empirical research from any pertinent field, including, but not restricted to, philosophy, rhetoric, communication, linguistics, psychology, artificial intelligence, education, law. http://ojs.uwindsor.ca/ojs/leddy/index.php/informal_logic

Vol 34, No 1 (2014)
Table of Contents
Articles
Informal Fallacies as Cognitive Heuristics in Public Health Reasoning PDF

 

Primal asubjective awareness precedes the historical development of the self and remains part of adult experience.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 28, 2014 - 8:53pm


"Primal asubjective awareness precedes the historical development of the self and remains part of adult experience... this primal asubjectivity [is] what Merleau­Ponty (1945/1996) calls an "inborn complex" and a "prepersonal cleaving" to the world.

 

Why the Liberal Arts (Writing & Speaking) Matter


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 26, 2014 - 10:04pm


Why the liberal arts matter
By Fareed Zakaria
...[When] I got to America for college, I quickly saw the immense power of a liberal education.For me, the most important use of it is that it teaches you how to write. In my first year in college, I took an English composition course. My teacher, an elderly Englishman with a sharp wit and an even sharper red pencil, was tough.