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Plain Language and Ethical Action: A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the Twenty-First Century by Russell Willerton


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 12, 2015 - 5:30pm


Mackiewicz, Jo [ENGL]

Dear colleagues,

I am writing to announce the publication of the third book in the ATTW Book Series in Technical and Professional Communication: Plain Language and Ethical Action: A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the Twenty-First Century by Russell Willerton, Boise State University.

You can order it directly from Routledge here: http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415741040

Or, you can order it from Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/Plain-Language-Ethical-Action-Communication/dp/041...

Here’s an overview:

 

Rhetoricity Podcast


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 11, 2015 - 3:23am


Rhetoricity Podcast: http://rhetoricity.libsyn.com/

 

On Flags, Fire, and Change


Submitted by John W. Pell on July 3, 2015 - 12:57pm


When I first moved to the South to attend graduate school, I remember seeing Confederate Flags in shop windows, on houses, and even once in a bookstore near a section dedicated to alternative-history fiction. Being from the Pacific Northwest, I was not accustomed to seeing this icon in public, but I was even less familiar with the slogan that often accompanied the rebel flag:

“It ain’t hate, it’s heritage.”

 

Blogora URL Changing: http://rsa.dwrl.utexas.edu/


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 26, 2015 - 10:37am


The Blogora URL is Changing: from http://rsa.cwrl.utexas.edu/ to http://rsa.dwrl.utexas.edu/

Please adjust your bookmarks and Feedly feeds and so on.

Remember we have three feeds here: main, cfps, and tocs.

 

CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS STUDIES IN NEW MEDIA


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 26, 2015 - 10:36am


CALL FOR BOOK PROPOSALS

STUDIES IN NEW MEDIA

Series Editor: John Allen Hendricks

Series Editor Email: jhendricks@sfasu.edu

ABOUT THE SERIES:

This series aims to advance the theoretical and practical understanding of the emergence, adoption, and influence of new technologies. It provides a venue to explore how New Media technologies and Social Networking Sites (SNS) are changing the media landscape in the twenty-first century. Single authored, Multi-authored, and Edited book proposals will be considered.

Books included in this series focus on topics such as:

 

New book announcement: Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 26, 2015 - 10:34am


Chaim Noy, cnoy@usf.edu

New book announcement: Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem

Dear colleagues,

I am happy to share that me new book has appeared: Thank You for Dying for Our Country: Commemorative Texts and Performances in Jerusalem with Oxford University Press.
Information about the book and ordering it are available at Oxford University Press: https://global.oup.com/academic/product/thank-you-for-dying-for-our-coun..., and online bookstores.

BOOK DESCRIPTION:

 

Dialectical Rhetoric By Bruce McComiskey


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 23, 2015 - 6:29pm


Dialectical Rhetoric
By Bruce McComiskey

"What the author proposes here is not found anywhere else, and his development of a third dialectic--that is, an entirely new model for understanding dialectic--well, this is not mere appropriation; this is theory making."
---Frank Farmer, University of Kansas, author of
After the Public Turn and Saying and Silence

In Dialectical Rhetoric, Bruce McComiskey argues that the historical conflict between rhetoric and dialectic can be overcome in ways useful to both composition theory and the composition classroom.

 

The new issue of Peitho is now available online at http://peitho.cwshrc.org/


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 23, 2015 - 6:26pm


The new issue of Peitho is now available online at http://peitho.cwshrc.org/. As the table of contents below indicates, it features four intriguing essays by Maureen Daly Goggin, David Gold, Sarah Hallenbeck and Michelle Smith, and Ruth Osorio as well as four reviews of scholarly monographs and edited collections. Enjoy!

Essays

Maureen Daly Goggin
"Joie de Fabriquer: The Rhetoricity of Yarn Bombing"

David Gold
?Whose Hair Is It, Anyway?: Bobbed Hair and the
Rhetorical Fashioning of the Modern American Woman"

Sarah Hallenbeck and Michelle Smith

 

Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric Advisory board member 2015-2017


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 22, 2015 - 10:41pm


Position: CSSR Advisory board member 2015-2017

Would you like to serve our academic society for a two-year term?

The Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric seeks nominations for candidates to serve on its Advisory board.

This position is an opportunity for a professional teacher/researcher of rhetoric to shape the future of rhetorical studies by leading an international, bilingual society.