The Blogora: The Rhetoric Society of America

 

The RSA Awards Committee is seeking nominations for two of the association’s most prestigious awards and has extended the deadli


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 29, 2014 - 7:39pm


The RSA Awards Committee is seeking nominations for two of the association’s most prestigious awards and has extended the deadline for nominations to February 15, 2014.

 

Rhetorics of silence


Submitted by cvcedillo on January 28, 2014 - 10:41pm


I came across this Daily Kos piece today, a transcript of Pete Seeger's appearance before the House Un-American Activities Committee on August 18, 1955.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/01/28/1273074/-Testimony-of-Pete-Seeg...

 

About Publishing in the Humanities


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 28, 2014 - 12:29pm


From: http://scholarlykitchen.sspnet.org/2014/01/28/the-market-for-social-scie...

An excellent discussion about the difference between Science, Technology, Medicine publishing and Humanities & Social Sciences publishing... -db

"About publishing:
While STM publishing is almost entirely focused in journals, books play a very large role in SSH.

 

MLAJIL FIRSTS


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 23, 2014 - 5:34pm


JIM RIDOLFO
RIDOLFO [AT] GMAIL (DOT) COM
#MLAJIL FIRSTS
by ridolfo on January 22, 2014, 3 comments

The Modern Language Association Job Information List has been published since 1965. As part of another project I am working on, I OCRed the complete archive from April 1965 to present. In this post today, I note first mentions of key words or disciplinary phrases reheated to rhetorical studies and technology.

See: http://rid.olfo.org/2014/01/mlajil/ for fulltext of this fascinating historical exercise.

 

Communicating Gender


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 22, 2014 - 5:04pm


Call for Book Proposals

Communicating Gender features original research examining the role gender plays in communication. It encompasses a wide variety of approaches and methodologies to explore theoretically relevant topics pertaining to the interrelation of gender and communication both in the United States and worldwide. Please follow Lexington Books submission guidelines at: https://rowman.com/page/LexAuthRes or contact a series editor below for more information or to discuss your project.

SERIES EDITORS
Diana Bartelli Carlin

 

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


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2014 - 11:23pm


Sponsor: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Program Number: 02471
Title: Schlesinger Library Oral History Grants
E-mail: slgrants@radcliffe.edu
Web Site: http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants
Program URL:
http://www.radcliffe.harvard.edu/schlesinger-library/grants/oral-history...
SYNOPSIS: The Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the
History of Women in America invites scholars who are conducting oral
history interviews relevant to the history of women or gender in the
United States to apply for support of up to $3,000.
Deadline(s): 03/21/2014

 

Book Announcement (Wander) and CFP


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2014 - 10:41am


Omar Swartz, J.D., Ph.D., Omar.Swartz@ucdenver.edu

New Book on Communication and Social Justice and Call for Manuscripts

Shadow Songs: History, Ideology, & Rhetorical Responsibility By Philip
C. Wander

I am pleased to announce that the newest addition to the Communication
and Social Justice book series with Troubador Publishing is available.
The book, Shadow Songs: History, Ideology, & Rhetorical Responsibility,
is Wander's magnum opus of 432 pages, collecting for the first time in a
single source a range of groundbreaking essays in the field of rhetoric