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Ashgate Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, & Culture


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 16, 2014 - 1:18am


Ashgate Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, & Culture
Series Editor
Miles A. Kimball
Texas Tech University

This series promotes innovative, interdisciplinary research in the theory and practice of technical
communication, broadly conceived as including business, scientific, and health communication. It serves
as an outlet for scholars and researchers engaged with the theoretical, practical, rhetorical, and cultural
implications of this burgeoning field.
The editor welcomes proposals for book-length studies and edited collections involving qualitative and

 

New Book on Communication and Social Justice and Call for Manuscripts


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 11, 2014 - 12:31pm


New Book on Communication and Social Justice and Call for Manuscripts

Dangerous Women: The Rhetoric of the Women Nobel Peace Laureates By
Ellen W. Gorsevksi

I am pleased to announce that the newest addition to the Communication
and Social Justice book series with Troubador Publishing is available.
The book, Dangerous Women: The Rhetoric of the Women Nobel Peace
Laureates, explores eleven remarkable women who were deemed "dangerous"
in their respective places and times for taking on a revolutionary idea:
that peace is possible by working for justice. For courageous,

 

Call for Nominations for International Scholars, Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), 2014


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 11, 2014 - 11:45am


Call for Nominations for International Scholars, Society for the History of Technology (SHOT), 2014
http://www.historyoftechnology.org/about_us/international_programs.html

 

"I Love You" (A Lover's Discourse)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 9, 2014 - 7:12am


Starting the Language & Power unit in "Intro to Writing Studies" this week, a unit which takes almost all examples from Deborah Tannen, JL Austin, and one, just one example from Roland Barthes. Of all the examples, it is the one I must come back to, personally, every time I teach, and every time, it inspires in me reflections I have not seen before, responding to dimensions of my life, I suppose, that rise into my awareness each time.

 

CFP: Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America (June 15th)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 7, 2014 - 6:02am


CFP: Collecting, Archiving, Publishing North America (June 15th)
full name / name of organization:
Text Matters: A Journal of Literature, Theory, and Culture / University of Lodz
contact email:
jadwigamasz@gmail.com

 

Call for Nominations, Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 5, 2014 - 11:23am


Call for Nominations, Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards

You are invited to submit nominations no later than April 1 for the Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards.

The Gerald R. Miller Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Awards program recognizes new scholars who have recently completed their dissertation. The Selection Committee will evaluate nominations and select the most outstanding dissertations completed in the field during the previous academic year (from July 1, 2012 to June 30, 2013). Up to three awards may be given in any year.

 

CALL: NCA PHILCOM Publication Awards


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 4, 2014 - 11:16pm


CALL: NCA PHILCOM Publication Awards

The Philosophy of Communication Division National Communication Association

Invites Open and Self Nominations for the Following 2014 Publication Awards:
Best Book
Best Book Chapter
Best Journal Article

Nominations for Best Book must be for works published between January 2011 and December 2014 Previous nominations are considered over a four year period; re-nomination is not required

 

The Document Academy


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 4, 2014 - 10:16pm


The Document Academy Invites Proposals
for the 11th Annual Meeting of the Document Academy, DOCAM'14
Kent State University
Kent, Ohio
August (6)7-9, 2014

DEADLINE FOR PROPOSALS: MARCH 15

Theme: "Documents Without Borders"

The theme of this year's meeting embodies the interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary natures of document studies. In this light, the program committee encourages proposals promoting document discourse that is open to all formats, contents, and disciplines.

Presentations in any format can address the following (but will not be limited to)

 

ARST Article of the Year Award


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 4, 2014 - 1:02pm


ARST Article of the Year Award

The Association for the Rhetoric of Science and Technology's (ARST) Article of the Year Award recognizes the most outstanding article on the rhetoric of science and technology published the preceding calendar year. Criteria for selection include:

1) How well the article extends practical and theoretical knowledge related to the rhetoric of science and technology
2) The article’s potential for cross-disciplinary fertilization
3) The article’s potential for teaching future generations of rhetoric of science and technology scholars

 

2014 IWAC Conference (at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis & St. Paul)


Submitted by syntaxfactory on March 3, 2014 - 1:27pm


Colleagues---you are now able to register for the 2014 IWAC Conference (at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis) here. It is also still possible to get the early rate on hotel reservations at The Commons, by clicking here

A few highlights:

Thursday, June 12th: Three interactive pre-conference workshops (listed below)*; a mind-opening keynote address by New Literacies scholars Mary Kalantzis and Bill Cope; the first batch concurrent sessions, and a catered reception at the University's Weisman Art Museum.