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New Book on Kant and Rhetoric


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 15, 2014 - 3:20pm


New Book on Kant and Rhetoric

I am excited to announce the publication of “Kant and the Promise of Rhetoric” from Pennsylvania State University Press.

 

Pens, Ink, and Rhetoric


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 14, 2014 - 2:17pm


Hi,

I've been exchanging messages on Facebook about pens. So let me ask here:

1. Do you use a specific pen for any part of your writing or professional life?
1a. If so, what kind of pen? Is there a story behind that choice of pen?
1b. Do you use more than one pen?
1c. How do you use these pens?

2. Do you use a colored ink for any part of your writing or professional life?
1a. If so, what colors? Is there a story behind that choice of colors?
1b. How do you use these colors?

 

Digitizing Hmong Sacred Texts: Congrats to Mitch Ogden


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 14, 2014 - 4:26am


Congrats to a friend. (And woot to the excellence that comes from "branch campuses" everywhere.)

From http://www.uwstout.edu/news/articles/Professor-named-Affiliated-Scholar-...

Mitch Ogden, an assistant professor in the English and philosophy department at University of Wisconsin-Stout, has been accepted as an affiliated scholar of the Center for Southeast Asian Studies at UW–Madison.

 

CWSHRC volunteers


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 13, 2014 - 2:34pm


Dear Coalition Members,

I am writing with a call for CWSHRC volunteers. We have not only new
committees and task forces but also a unique digital scholarship
opportunity. In response to suggestions you made in the last membership
survey, these roles are open to the general membership as well as Advisory
Board members, and we will be a better organization for your participation.

With that in mind, please read through the descriptions below, and use this
link to volunteer: . *The

 

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


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 9, 2014 - 10:35pm


From: "Barbara L'eplattenier"
To: coalition@cwshrc.org
Subject: [Coalition] RFPs
Message-ID:

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Sponsor: Center for the Study of the History of Nursing
Program Number: 00504
Title: Karen Buhler-Wilkerson Faculty Research Fellowship for Historical
Research in Nursing
E-mail: wallbm@nursing.upenn.edu
Web Site:
http://www.nursing.upenn.edu/history/Pages/FellowshipsandAwards.aspx
Program URL:

 

Tenure-track professor of African American Rhetoric and Communication


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 9, 2014 - 10:02pm


The Department of Communication at the University of Memphis seeks to hire a tenure-track professor of African American Rhetoric and Communication at the advanced assistant or associate level, beginning August 2015. Ph.D. required. The position requires expertise in some combination of the following: African American public address, race and gender studies, rhetorical pedagogy and/or contemporary rhetorical theory.

 

Fellowship in the Theory and Practice of Professional Communication


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 9, 2014 - 9:52pm


The Department of English at Utah State University is delighted to announce that we will award a four-year fellowship to the Theory and Practice of Professional Communication Ph.D. program’s top applicant. Please circulate this information widely. More details are available at http://english.usu.edu/htm/graduate/pdrf

The Presidential Doctoral Research Fellowship in Technical Communication
Four-year fellowship
$20,000 stipend (each year for four years)
Full-tuition award (each year for four years)
Health insurance
Reserved spot in an intensive grant-writing workshop

 

Public Understanding of Science


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 7, 2014 - 3:01pm


Public Understanding of Science
October 2014; Vol. 23, No. 7
Editorial
Classical Statements: A new feature of Public Understanding of Science
Martin W. Bauer

Introduction
The magic of social thought
Nikos Kalampalikis

Classical Statement
The new magical thinking
Serge Moscovici

Articles
Relationship between scientific knowledge and fortune-telling
Paichi Pat Shein, Yuh-Yuh Li, and Tai-Chu Huang

Measuring science or religion? A measurement analysis of the National Science Foundation sponsored science literacy scale 2006–2010
J. Micah Roos

 

Announcing: Survive and Thrive Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 2, 2014 - 6:47pm


See: Survive and Thrive Journal of Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine
http://repository.stcloudstate.edu/survive_thrive/

Survive & Thrive: A Journal for Medical Humanities and Narrative as Medicine is dedicated to improving the odds of survival and living well through education. We are committed to engendering and facilitating restorative therapies for the sick and injured, their caretakers, families, and medical professionals. We welcome all who are dedicated to saving lives and the aesthetic experience in healing regardless of the kind of illness or injury.

Article
PDF

 

Seeking infor for documentary about the Coalition's founding and its first 25 years


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


Date: Wed, 1 Oct 2014 22:30:08 -0400
From: Alexandra Hidalgo
To: coalition@cwshrc.org
Subject: [Coalition] Seeking photos of the Coalition's members and
history for documentary
Message-ID:

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Dear Coalition Members,

As some of you know, I am making a documentary about the Coalition's
founding and its first 25 years that is currently under review for the
upcoming *Peitho* special issue. The reviewers felt that images of the