The Blogora: The Rhetoric Society of America

 

Gender in a Transitional Era: Changes and Challenges


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 27, 2015 - 11:20am


Amanda R. Martinez (Davidson College) & Lucy J. Miller (Texas A&M University) We are pleased to announce that our co-edited book, Gender in a Transitional Era: Changes and Challenges, is now available (December 2014; Lexington Books).

 

In Media Res theme: Street Art


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 27, 2015 - 11:19am


This week’s In Media Res theme focus is Street Art (January 26 - January 30, 2015).

Here's the line-up:

Monday, January 26, 2015 - Imani Wadud (University of Regensberg) presents: Temporary Sites of Memory & the Spectacle: The Performance of JR’s Unframed Project as Cultural Identity

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 - Ryan Schnurr (University of Illinois—Chicago) presents: OBEY Giant: A Case Study in the Semiotics of Consumption

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Sunny Stalter-Pace (Auburn University) presents: Stations of the Elevated and the Genealogy of the Street Art Film

 

Race, Rhetoric, and the State


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 26, 2015 - 5:59pm


The editors of Present Tense: A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, are pleased to announce the CFP for a special issue on Race, Rhetoric, and the State. The issue will be published in fall 2015. Here is the link to the CFP:

http://www.presenttensejournal.org/race-rhetoric-and-the-state-special-i...

 

A&A Issue on the works of Jim Aune out at last...


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2015 - 11:49pm


A&A Issue on the works of Jim Aune out at last... TOC and Editor's Intro attached.

We cannot post articles here, but I hope you will use your library (or your library's interlibrary loan service) to secure what you may want to read.

It's a nice mix of communication & writing scholars, senior and junior scholars, meditative reflections and highly analytic arguments.

Proud to work on it with my friend David.

AttachmentSize
A&A Issue on Aune TOC + INTRO.pdf3.01 MB

 

New Issue of Kairos: http://kairos.technorhetoric.net/


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 20, 2015 - 12:39pm


In This Issue

 

CFP: TRUTH IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 12, 2015 - 12:21pm


CFP: TRUTH IN THE PUBLIC SPHERE

We are seeking contributors for a volume on truth, communication, and the public sphere. If you are interested in participating in this project, please submit an abstract of no more than 200 words, along with a brief bio, to j.hannan@uwinnipeg.ca by February 1, 2015.

A. AIM

 

Research Grants at PSU


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 9, 2015 - 2:21pm


The Eberly Family Special Collections Library on the University Park campus of Penn State offers travel awards of $1,500 for researchers whose work would benefit from access to the collections held at Penn State. Currently, three travel grants are available:
The Dorothy Foehr Huck Research Travel Award: Supports one award for researchers using any collection from the Special Collections Library.

 

Book Announcement - Deliberation, Democracy, and Civic Forums


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 9, 2015 - 2:10pm


Book Announcement - Deliberation, Democracy, and Civic Forums

Deliberation, Democracy, and Civic Forums: Improving Equality and Publicity

Christopher F. Karpowitz (Brigham Young University)

Chad Raphael (Santa Clara University)

 

New issue of Peitho Journal <http://peitho.cwshrc.org/issues/current/>


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 7, 2015 - 6:30am


New issue of Peitho Journal

Issue editors Tarez Graban and Shirley K. Rose, article contributors Kristie S. Fleckenstein, Jaqueline McLeod Rogers, Sarah L. Skripsky, Jason Barrett-Fox ,Tarez Samra Graban, Oriana Gatta, and Shirley K. Rose; book review contributors Candace Epps-Robertson, Kathie Manthey, Jill Anne Morris, Wendy Sharer, and Sarah R. Spangler; and the editorial team led by Jenny Bay and Pat Sullivan with Lisa Mastrangelo. Kudos to all!

 

Grants from the Coalition of Women Scholars, 2015 edition begins


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 5, 2015 - 1:06am


Sponsor: National Archives and Records Administration
Program Number: 45125
Title: State Board Programming Grants
E-mail: darrell.meadows@nara.gov
Web Site: http://www.archives.gov/nhprc/announcement/editions.html
Program URL:
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=270435
SYNPOSIS: The National Historical Publications and Records
Commission (NHPRC) of the National Archives supports projects that
promote access to America's historical records to encourage
understanding of our democracy, history, and culture.
Deadline(s): 04/03/2015