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RSA 2014 Awards


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 8, 2014 - 10:43am


2014 Gerard A. Hauser Awards
“A Play in Two Dimensions: Swahili Youth Magazines and Hadithi za Picha” Jenna Hanchey, University of Texas at Austin

“From Mob Violence to Violence against Women: Lynching Appropriation and the Case of PUMA”
Katie Irwin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Disabling Counterpublics: Examining Competing Discourses of Autism Advocacy in the Public Sphere”
Pamela Saunders, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2013 Kneupper Award

 

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


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 6, 2014 - 2:45pm


Call for Nominations: ASHR 2014 Outstanding Dissertation Award, Scott Stroud
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Scott Stroud, sstroud@austin.utexas.edu

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

 

Scholarly Metrics in a Digital Age


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 5, 2014 - 2:47pm


Gordon R. Mitchell, gordonm@pitt.edu

2013 NCA double session on scholarly metrics in a digital age

The full transcript of the first segment of the 2013 NCA double session on scholarly metrics in a digital age, featuring commentary from Academic Analytics founder Lawrence Martin and Professor Carolyn Miller, has been published:

Hartelius, E. Johanna and Gordon R. Mitchell. “NCA-Forum Double Session on Scholarly Metrics in a Digital Age.” Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective 3, no. 6 (2014): 1-29.

 

cfp: Edited Volume on the Impact of Technology on Interpersonal Relationships


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 5, 2014 - 2:28pm


Teresa Housel, teresa.housel@gmail.com

CALL FOR CHAPTERS

Edited Volume on the Impact of Technology on Interpersonal Relationships

 

cfp: Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 5, 2014 - 1:37am


Screening the Non/human: Animals Representations in Visual Media
full name / name of organization:
Institute for Critical Animal Studies
contact email:
debate@binghamton.edu
Screening the Non/human:
Animals Representations in Visual Media

 

Digital Grants


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 3:53pm


Trevor Parry-Giles, NCA National Office, tparrygiles@natcom.org

NEH Invites Proposals for Digital Projects for the Public

The Digital Projects for the Public program supports projects such as
websites, mobile applications, games, and virtual environments that
significantly contribute to the public's engagement with humanities
ideas. Projects must be analytical and deeply grounded in humanities
scholarship in a discipline such as history, religion, anthropology,
jurisprudence, or art history. Awards are made for a period of one to

 

All of the KBS Newsletters we have are now available at the KB Journal site


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 12:37am


All of the KBS Newsletters we have are now available at the KB Journal site:

http://kbjournal.org/newsletters

Thanks to Heather Christiansen here at Clemson for prepping and optimizing the PDF files and for creating this page!

This is one of many new projects about to launch prior to this summer's conference in St. Louis.

Cheers,
Dave
Editor, KB Journal

 

Rhetorician on the Negative Dimensions of Tenure


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 29, 2014 - 12:32am


Cheryl Ball: 'Five years after tenure, I am still working through some of the emotional and physical baggage.
I want to say these things out loud because I don't know a single academic who's gone through this process successfully or not who wasn't negatively affected by it in some way. In many cases, those negative effects are pretty serious (and our medical system is in no way capable still of supporting us)."

Read more: http://www.insidehighered.com/advice/2014/04/28/essay-impact-tenure-proc...
Inside Higher Ed

 

More Grants, via the Coalition for Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 28, 2014 - 4:38pm


Sponsor: Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Program Number: 25441
Title: Fulbright Programs - Europe - Hungary - Laszlo Orszagh Chair in
American Studies
E-mail: Ahamden@iie.org

Program URL: http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=5249&dc=HU
SYNOPSIS: The sponsor provides support for the Laszlo Orszagh
Chair in American Studies at an institution in Hungary. The sponsor
seeks an established scholar at associate or full professor level;
experience teaching graduate students and supervising Ph.D. theses is