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RSA Announces New Editor and Executive Director


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 9, 2014 - 10:10pm


RSA Announces New Editor and Executive Director
RSA is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Editor for the Rhetoric Society Quarterly and a new Executive Director for the Association.

 

RSA 2014 Awards


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 8, 2014 - 10:43am


2014 Gerard A. Hauser Awards
“A Play in Two Dimensions: Swahili Youth Magazines and Hadithi za Picha” Jenna Hanchey, University of Texas at Austin

“From Mob Violence to Violence against Women: Lynching Appropriation and the Case of PUMA”
Katie Irwin, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Disabling Counterpublics: Examining Competing Discourses of Autism Advocacy in the Public Sphere”
Pamela Saunders, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

2013 Kneupper Award

 

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.

 

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

 

2015 RSA Summer Institute in Madison, Wisconsin


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 17, 2014 - 1:15pm


February 17, 2014
The 2015 RSA Summer Institute in Madison, Wisconsin, will provide the widest array of seminars and workshops since the first summer institute was held in 2005. With seven seminars and twenty-one workshops, the Summer Institute at Madison presents outstanding opportunities for scholars of all ranks and in all areas of rhetorical study to work with leading voices in the field.

The Summer Institute in Madison will be held from Monday June 1 through Sunday June 7, 2015.

 

Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 6, 2014 - 4:54pm


February 06, 2014
Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins. Please review the information below for details on the position.

Job Description: Executive Director

 

The American Society for the History of Rhetoric 2014 Symposium


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 4, 2014 - 1:23pm


The American Society for the History of Rhetoric 2014 Symposium

As you make your travel plans for RSA, please consider attending the American Society for the History of Rhetoric's 2014 Symposium. Titled "Rhetoric and Freedom," and held in the Marriot Rivercenter immediately prior to RSA (May 22-23), the ASHR Symposium is FREE to attend.

 

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.

 

2014 RSA Career Retreat for Associate Professors


Submitted by syntaxfactory on October 7, 2013 - 8:17am


2014 RSA Career Retreat for Associate Professors

A Special Preconference Retreat held in conjunction with the 2014 Rhetoric Society of America (RSA) Conference in San Antonio

Cheryl Geisler, Simon Fraser University

Gerald Hauser, University of Colorado at Boulder

Carolyn Miller, North Carolina State University

 

RSA's biennial election


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 9, 2013 - 7:16am


September 09, 2013
RSA's biennial election is coming soon! Elections are being held for six positions on the Board of Directors -- four for 4-year terms and two student positions for 2-year terms. Voting will open on September 15 and close on October 15. Look for an e-mail message ob September 15 directing you how to access the ballot. Meanwhile, I encourage you to read the brief statements by the candidates. To access the candidate statements, CLICK HEREhttp://associationdatabase.com/aws/RSA/pt/sd/news_article/79593/_blank/layout_details/false.

David Zarefsky