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Edited Collection: Best Practices in Writing Assignment Design


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 14, 2014 - 1:23am


Edited Collection: Best Practices in Writing Assignment Design
Karma Waltonen and Melissa Bender
University Writing Program, University of California, Davis.

 

Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation: Justice Will Be Made


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 11, 2014 - 9:11am


Pat Arneson, arneson@duq.edu

New Book: COMMUNICATIVE ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL LIBERATION: JUSTICE WILL BE MADE

Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation: Justice Will Be Made recognizes limitations in contemporary understandings that separate history and rhetoric. Drawing together ontological and epistemic perspectives to allow for a fuller appreciation of communication that shapes lived-experience, facets of the two academic disciplines are united in acts of communicative engagement.

 

Bill Coggin Passes Away, too


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 11, 2014 - 8:00am


Bill Coggin died on February 9, 2014, at his home in Bowling Green. He was born on December 3, 1948 in Malvern, Arkansas, to Bertha (Davis) and William Coggin. He is survived by his wife, Betty. He is also survived by their two sons, Robert and Martin; daughter-in-law, Hadley, four beloved grandchildren, Grace, Maggie, Emmett and Colleen; and brother, Charles.

 

Deaths and Responses


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 10, 2014 - 11:16am


I am thinking, a little bit, today, about the death of Win Horner and the death of Stuart Hall. In different ways, what I do today is only possible because of what they did before me.

I wonder whether others are sharing that feeling?

 

JAMAICAN CULTURAL theorist Stuart Hall has died aged 82, according to reports.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 10, 2014 - 7:22am


http://www.voice-online.co.uk/article/jamaican-cultural-theorist-stuart-...

JAMAICAN CULTURAL theorist Stuart Hall has died aged 82, according to reports.

Hall, who grew up in Kingston, Jamaica, studied at Oxford and emerged as one of the Britain's leading sociologists.

Last autumn, Hall was brought to the big screen, in The Stuart Hall Project, a documentary and labour of love from acclaimed director John Akomfrah, for whom the academic is a personal hero.

 

Winifred "Win" Bryan Horner passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 7, 2014 - 1:51am


Winifred "Win" Bryan Horner passed away Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014, in Columbia.

A celebration of Dr. Win Horner's life will be held in the spring.

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QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 7, 2014 - 1:41am


QED: A Journal in GLBTQ Worldmaking (http://msupress.msu.edu/journals/qed/), issue 1.1 “Chelsea Manning’s Queer Discontents,” is now out! QED is now on Project Muse: http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/qed_a_journal_of_glbtq_worldmaking/

TOC:

Charles E. Morris III &Thomas K. Nakayama, “Introduction: Leaking Chelsea Manning”

Protest Art:
Robert Shetterly, “Portrait of Chelsea Manning”

Essays:
Dean Spade, Craig Willse , “Sex, Gender, and War in an Age of Multicultural Imperialism”
Kevin Gosztola, “How the LGBT Community Helped Create the Caricature of Private Manning”

 

Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 6, 2014 - 4:54pm


February 06, 2014
Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins. Please review the information below for details on the position.

Job Description: Executive Director

 

The American Society for the History of Rhetoric 2014 Symposium


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 4, 2014 - 1:23pm


The American Society for the History of Rhetoric 2014 Symposium

As you make your travel plans for RSA, please consider attending the American Society for the History of Rhetoric's 2014 Symposium. Titled "Rhetoric and Freedom," and held in the Marriot Rivercenter immediately prior to RSA (May 22-23), the ASHR Symposium is FREE to attend.

 

TOC: The Reasoner


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 31, 2014 - 11:54pm


The Reasoner: http://www.thereasoner.org/
Volume 8, Number 2 - February 2014 -
Editorial - Albert J.J. Anglberger
Interview with John F. Horty - Albert J.J. Anglberger
The Unsatisfactory Paradox - Peter Eldridge-Smith
Defeat reconsidered and repaired - Gregory Wheeler
Bayesian Blogs - Kevin Korb
Modeling epistemic and scientific groups: inter-disciplinary perspectives, 25–26 November - Thomas Boyer-Kassem, Henri Galinon & Cyrille Imbert
False-Belief Tasks, 5 December - Gert-Jan Munneke
Logic and Rational Interaction - Dominik Klein
Uncertain Reasoning - Hykel Hosni