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Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 23, 2010 - 9:06am

In the CFP thread to the left, a CFP for a special issue about Video Stores.

Up next: a CFP about the Commodore 64!



Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 12, 2010 - 2:34pm

To the left, there's a CFP for a mini-conference about Leff and Lincoln at NCA. It might be a good time to post other events, at RSA and elsewhere, in the works to celebrate Leff.


CFP: "Open Source Culture and Aesthetics"

Submitted by Jim Brown on November 8, 2009 - 8:55pm

A new CFP from Criticism via Jeff Pruchnic:

SPECIAL ISSUE: "Open Source Culture and Aesthetics"


CFP: Futures of Digital Studies 2010

Submitted by Jim Brown on October 19, 2009 - 12:14pm

The University of Florida Digital Ensemble is hosting a conference, Futures of Digital Studies, this February that looks to be a great place to showcase a variety of work in new media and digital studies:


Rhetoric/Food Theory

Submitted by Jim Aune on August 14, 2009 - 11:14am

Call for Proposals
Food Theory
Pre/Text A Journal of Rhetorical Theory (
Guest Editors Jeff Rice and Jenny Rice

Nourish. Taste. Cultivate. These are terms familiar to writing and
rhetorical studies as descriptions of writing. They are also terms
relevant to food. In our current state of mass media (TV, the Internet,
film, radio) the conflation of composing and food consumption has become
de facto. Roland Barthes once wrote that “the Author is thought to
nourish the book.” Indeed, food production has become a type of


2011 RSA Institute: Call for Site Proposals

Submitted by Jim Brown on March 4, 2008 - 1:21pm

The Rhetoric Society of America seeks nominations and self-nominations to serve as Local Site Coordinator/s for the Fourth Biennial Institute in the spring of 2011.