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Ernesto Laclau passes away at 78


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 14, 2014 - 5:30am


Ernesto Laclau passes away at 78

From: http://www.buenosairesherald.com/article/156933/ernesto-laclau-passes-aw...

Historian and political theorist Ernesto Laclau has passed away after suffering a stroke in the Spanish city of Seville, at 78 years of age.

 

RSA14 Final Draft program is now available online


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 11, 2014 - 8:26pm


RSA14 Final Draft program is now available online.

On this draft you will also find our A/V availability. We have made every effort to honor all requests for audio-visual technology made with submissions. Each A/V room will have a screen and projector equipped with a standard VGA cable. Participants are expected to provide their own devices and any appropriate connector to work with a standard VGA cable.

 

liquid blackness


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 11, 2014 - 8:24pm


liquid blackness Publication Announcement and Symposium Reminder

liquid blackness is proud to announce the release of our second publication, the first of two issues dedicated to the 2014 liquid blackness Symposium, which begins tomorrow, April 11, on blackness, aesthetics, liquidity. The publication can be viewed online at http://www.liquidblackness.com/LB2.pdf. Additional information on the Symposium is included below.

 

Journal Death (Hiatus?): Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 9, 2014 - 8:18pm


Controversia: An International Journal of Debate and Democratic Renewal

 

RSA 2014 Social Media Fellowships, Call for Applications


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 9, 2014 - 5:27am


RSA 2014 Social Media Fellowships, Call for Applications
http://rhetoricsociety.org/aws/RSA/pt/sd/news_article/87431/_PARENT/layo...

The Rhetoric Society of America is pleased to announce the following
funding opportunity for graduate students attending the 2014 RSA
Conference in San Antonio, the establishment of four Social Media
Fellowships. Applications for the Fellowships are due April 14, 2014.

Recipients of the Social Media Fellowships will work with Collin
Brooke, the RSA Director of Electronic Resources, to create an ongoing

 

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


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 8, 2014 - 8:33am


Sponsor: Council for International Exchange of Scholars
Program Number: 32853
Title: Fulbright Programs--Western Hemisphere--Chile--Teaching English as a
Foreign Language (TEFL)
E-mail: kdewindt@iie.org

Program URL: http://catalog.cies.org/viewAward.aspx?n=5000&dc=CI
SYNOPSIS: The Council for International Exchange of Scholars
provides a teaching or teaching/research award in Teaching English as
a Foreign Language at any accredited university or research
institution in Chile. Open to academics and appropriately qualified

 

" I know that to them, they’re saying We miss you!, but it’s so hard not to hear I don’t understand you, or value what you do."


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 4, 2014 - 1:07pm


"My family often tells me I should just quit my job and move back to my rural hometown. I know that to them, they’re saying We miss you!, but it’s so hard not to hear I don’t understand you, or value what you do."

From: http://tenureshewrote.wordpress.com/2014/01/20/one-of-these-things-is-no...

 

"Audiences tend to like speakers with a lot of energy, but not so much that the speaker can't focus into a compelling message,"


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 4, 2014 - 1:05pm


"Audiences tend to like speakers with a lot of energy, but not so much that the speaker can't focus into a compelling message," Schiappa told Business News Daily. "The key is to learn what your particular strengths are, and then put together the necessary pieces to craft a presentation that grabs attention, maintains it and ends strongly."

From: http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/6188-business-presentation-tips.html

 

Mariko Izumi, Chora, Memorialization, and Comfort Women ... a Visit to UM Duluth and UW Superior


Submitted by syntaxfactory on April 1, 2014 - 10:12pm


Thanks to the McKnight Foundation and the University of Minnesota "Arts and Humanities" Event Fund, Mariko Izumi is spending a few days in Duluth, Minnesota.

Mariko is Associate Professor of Communication at Columbus State University. Her presentation will address documentary film about the comfort women: