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Hospitality and Authoring / Richard Haswell and Janis Haswell


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 19, 2015 - 1:43pm


Hospitality and Authoring

An Essay for the English Profession
Richard Haswell and Janis Haswell

 

Our free e-book: Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat: The Science Behind Revulsion by Valerie Curti


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 1, 2015 - 11:31am


Our free e-book for May is not for the queasy. Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat: The Science Behind Revulsion by Valerie Curtis investigates the “shadow emotion” of disgust. It turns out those universal human reactions hold deeper consequences than expected. Human social norms, from good manners to moral behavior, are deeply rooted in our sense of disgust. The disgust reaction informs our political opinions and our darkest tendencies. Explore what grosses us out, and why, in this month’s free e-book, Don’t Look, Don’t Touch, Don’t Eat.

 

Advice on Graduate Pedagogy Class


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 28, 2015 - 3:45pm


I will be teaching our graduate pedagogy course in the Fall. I only teach monographs, never anthologies. I need help selecting 2-3 more books.

The books I think I know I want to teach are:
The Allyn & Bacon Teaching Assistant's Handbook: Guide for Graduate Instructors of Writing and Literature
First Semester: Graduate Students, Teaching Writing, and the Challenge of Middle Ground
Remixing Composition: A History of Multimodal Writing Pedagogy
Talking from 9 to 5: Women and Men at Work

 

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.

 

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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OriginalPaper
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

 

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

 

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)

 

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.

 

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...

 

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...