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The Coolest Webinar in Rhetoric Ever


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 18, 2014 - 1:07pm


From http://www.cssr-scer.ca/computational-rhetoric-workshop-webcast/

The University of Waterloo is hosting a workshop on computational rhetoric on July 31, 2014. There will be a webcast component, so you can participate at a distance.

 

The Eight Noble Truths of the 8-Track Mind, Perhaps also of the Rhetorical Mind (Summer Diversion)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 18, 2014 - 1:40am


From: http://www.8trackheaven.com/archive/sub.html

THE 8 NOBLE TRUTHS OF THE 8-TRACK MIND
0) Understanding one’s fate leads to greater acceptance.
1) State of the art is in the eye of the beholder.
2) Society’s drive is on attaining rather than experiencing.
3) In less than optimum circumstances, creativity becomes all the more important.
4) Progress is too often promises, promises to get you to buy, buy.
5) “New” and “improved” don’t necessarily mean the same thing.
6) “Naïve” is not a dirty word.
7) In seeking perfection has the obvious been overlooked?

 

Affirmative Action in Texas


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 16, 2014 - 12:42pm


via http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2014/07/15/appeals-court-upholds-u-te...

Win for Affirmative Action

July 15, 2014
By
Scott Jaschik
A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the University of Texas at Austin's consideration of race in admissions.

 

Communication Yearbook 40: Deadline February 15, 2015


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 16, 2014 - 12:37pm


Communication Yearbook 40: Deadline February 15, 2015

A Publication of the International Communication Association

Editor: Elisia L. Cohen

 

CFP: Chapters on Crisis Communication, Karen Taylor


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 16, 2014 - 12:36pm


CFP: Chapters on Crisis Communication, Karen Taylor
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Karen Taylor, karonafish@hotmail.com

CFP: Chapters on Crisis Communication

Springer will be publishing a book titled "New Trends and Best Practices
in Crisis Communication: Establishing and enhancing the link between
natural and social sciences in times of global environmental change."

Roughly half of the chapters will be drawn from the natural sciences,
primarily a recent AGU conference. Additional chapter submissions are

 

Rhetoric Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, 03 Jul 2014


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 12, 2014 - 2:18pm


Rhetoric Review, Vol. 33, No. 3, 03 Jul 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Articles
Prosopopoeia, Pedagogy, and Paradoxical Possibility: The “Mother” in the Sixteenth-Century Grammar School
Elizabeth Mackay
Pages: 201-218
DOI: 10.1080/07350198.2014.917509

Embroidered Feminist Rhetoric in Andrea Dezső’s Lessons from My Mother
Adriana Cordali Gradea
Pages: 219-243
DOI: 10.1080/07350198.2014.917510

 

Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies Special Issue: Collaborative Writing as Method of Inquiry


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 11, 2014 - 4:36pm


This looks really freaking interesting.

Cultural Studies <=> Critical Methodologies
Special Issue: Collaborative Writing as Method of Inquiry
August 2014; Vol. 14, No. 4
Introduction to the Special Issue on Collaborative Writing as Method of Inquiry
Jonathan Wyatt and Ken Gale

The Coin Will Continue to Fly: Dismantling the Myth of the Lone Expert
Claudio Moreira and Marcelo Diversi

Sharing a Different Voice: Attending to Stories in Collaborative Writing
Kitrina Douglas and David Carless

 

RSA Executive Committee Statement


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 7, 2014 - 3:30pm


RSA Executive Committee Statement
http://rhetoricsociety.org/aws/RSA/pt/sd/news_article/91420/_PARENT/layo...

The executive committee of the Rhetoric Society of America writes to add its voice to the numerous organizations and individuals who have expressed serious concerns about the incident involving Professor Ersula Ore on May 20, 2014 and its aftermath. Professor Ore is a respected and valued member of our association.

 

Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2012


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 2, 2014 - 2:21pm


Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2012
$32.00
SKU: 978-1-60235-495-1

Edited by Steve Parks, Brian Bailie, Heather Christiansen, Stephanie Ceraso, Beverly Moss, Julia Voss

Information and Pricing
978-1-60235-495-1 (Paperback; $32); 978-1-60235-496-8 (Adobe eBook; $20). 320 pages with illustrations, notes, and bibliographies. © 2014 by Parlor Press. Individual essays in this book have been reprinted with permission of the respective copyright owners.

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Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 37, No. 2, 04 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on June 14, 2014 - 5:05pm


Women's Studies in Communication, Vol. 37, No. 2, 04 May 2014 is now available online on Taylor & Francis Online.

This new issue contains the following articles:

Essays
Splitting Women, Producing Biocitizens, and Vilifying Obamacare in the 2012 Presidential Campaign
Lora Arduser & Amy Koerber
Pages: 117-137
DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.914115

R&B Rhetoric and Victim-Blaming Discourses: Exploring the Popular Press's Revision of Rihanna's Contextual Agency
Amanda Nell Edgar
Pages: 138-158
DOI: 10.1080/07491409.2014.909374