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Winifred Bryan Horner Outstanding Book Award


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 26, 2015 - 12:28pm


The Coalition of Women Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition invites nominations for our 2016 Winifred Bryan Horner Outstanding Book Award. This award is presented biannually in even-numbered years for work in the field of composition and rhetoric to recognize outstanding scholarship in the areas of feminist pedagogy, practice, history, and theory.
Single or multiple authored books, as well as edited volumes, published in 2014 or 2015 are eligible.

 

Podcast about "Hunt the Devil: A Demonology of US War Culture"


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 26, 2015 - 9:24am


Rhetorical Questions (podcast) discusses Robert Ivie and Oscar Giner's
new book Hunt the Devil: A Demonology of US War Culture

Rhetorical Questions has released Episode 7: A Deal with the Devil. The
episode features an interview with Dr. Robert Ivie, in which we discuss
his new book (written with Dr. Oscar Giner), Hunt the Devil: A
Demonology of US War Culture. We also discuss President Obama's role as
a wartime president, and the controversy surrounding the recent nuclear
accord with Iran. The episode, as well as previous episodes, are
available at rhetoricalquestions.org.

 

New Book - Monstrosity, Performance, and Race in Contemporary Culture


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 25, 2015 - 12:08am


New Book - Monstrosity, Performance, and Race in Contemporary Culture

 

Communication Studies, Volume 66, Issue 5, November-December 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 24, 2015 - 2:45pm


Communication Studies, Volume 66, Issue 5, November-December 2015 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Original Articles
Work Spouses: Defining and Understanding a “New” Relationship
M. Chad McBride & Karla Mason Bergen
Pages: 487-508
DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2015.1029640

The Long Road Out: Exit Stories from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Amorette Hinderaker & Amy O'Connor
Pages: 509-527
DOI: 10.1080/10510974.2015.1072096

 

The Mediums: Marshall McLuhan & Co.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 24, 2015 - 2:07pm


Video of a Marshall McLuhan panel at a conference I wish I could have attended. You can attend with me, now, in virtual life.

https://vimeo.com/131009395

The Mediums: Marshall McLuhan & Co. and Anti-Environments of Toronto
This is Paradise: Art and Artists in Toronto
Friday, May 29, 2015
Adam Lauder: Toronto’s Modernist Pre-histories: Bertram Brooker and Elizabeth Wyn Wood
Charles Stankievech: Dialogues on the Prospects of Recording: Notes of Correspondence between Herbert Marshall McLuhan & Glenn Herbert Gould (1964-68)

  • The Mediums: Marshall McLuhan & Co.

 

Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story Teaching American Indian Rhetorics


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 23, 2015 - 7:10am


Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story
Teaching American Indian Rhetorics

Edited by Lisa King, Rose Gubele, and Joyce Rain Anderson
Survivance, Sovereignty, and Story
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A Journey to the East


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 19, 2015 - 2:43pm


A Journey to the East published

Book announcement

Dignity Press has recently published my autobiographical/autoethnographic book, A Journey to the East, covering my experiences in Asia, 1974-2014, and emphasizing my ten years of teaching in Chinese universities from 2001-2014.

A Journey to the East: Asia in Focus

Michael H. Prosser

 

CFP: Currents in Teaching and Learning


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 18, 2015 - 2:57pm


CALL FOR PAPERS

Currents in Teaching and Learning

 

CFP: Journal of Games Criticism


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 18, 2015 - 2:52pm


CFP: Journal of Games Criticism

The Journal of Games Criticism (ISSN: 2374-202X) is seeking submissions
from game developers, designers, critics, journalists, and academics for
its January 2016 issue. JGC publishes timely and accessible
contributions to games research and development for a wide range of
audiences. We accept articles, book reviews, experimental game reviews,
and letters to the editor. This open access journal publishes
peer-reviewed videogame criticism and analysis as well as essays on the
topics of methodology, play, and design.

 

Communication Technology Book Announcement


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 18, 2015 - 2:50pm


Communication Technology Book Announcement

"Navigating New Media Networks" examines the changes introduced into
society through the increasing use of communication technology. The
development of a networked society has allowed individuals to acquire
the social resources and support needed to thrive in the modern world,
but it has also placed great pressure on the individual to conduct the
communication work needed to form and maintain relationships. McEwan
explores this issue by delving into topics like identity, privacy,