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Announcing special discounted presales for A Century of Communication Studies: The Unfinished Conversation.


Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 16, 2014 - 9:17am


Announcing special discounted presales for A Century of Communication Studies: The Unfinished Conversation. Until the end of October, pre-registration for the NCA convention includes an option to purchase the book at nearly half off.

Introduction. A Brief History of the National Communication Association
-Pat J. Gehrke & William M. Keith
Discovering Communication: Five Turns toward Discipline and Association
-J. Michael Sproule
Paying Lip Service to "Speech" in Disciplinary Naming, 1914-1954
-Gerry Philipsen
The Silencing of Speech in the Late 20th Century

 

Free Wayne Booth Book Online


Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 1, 2014 - 10:11pm


Wayne C. Booth was a prominent literary critic, and one of our favorite authors. All his adult life he was also a cellist. Our free e-book for August, For the Love of It: Amateuring and Its Rivals is the story of one intimate struggle between a man and his cello, as well as a journey through the larger struggle between a society obsessed with success and individuals who choose challenging hobbies that yield no payoff beyond the love of it.

 

Book Announcement: The Medium Is The Muse


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 23, 2014 - 9:05am


Book Announcement

 

Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2012


Submitted by syntaxfactory on July 2, 2014 - 2:21pm


Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2012
$32.00
SKU: 978-1-60235-495-1

Edited by Steve Parks, Brian Bailie, Heather Christiansen, Stephanie Ceraso, Beverly Moss, Julia Voss

Information and Pricing
978-1-60235-495-1 (Paperback; $32); 978-1-60235-496-8 (Adobe eBook; $20). 320 pages with illustrations, notes, and bibliographies. © 2014 by Parlor Press. Individual essays in this book have been reprinted with permission of the respective copyright owners.

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New Book Announcement On (Writing) Families: Autoethnographies of Presence and Absence, Love and Loss


Submitted by syntaxfactory on May 12, 2014 - 1:59pm


Tony Adams, tony.e.adams@gmail.com

New Book Announcement

On (Writing) Families: Autoethnographies of Presence and Absence, Love and Loss

 

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,

 

Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation: Justice Will Be Made


Submitted by syntaxfactory on February 11, 2014 - 9:11am


Pat Arneson, arneson@duq.edu

New Book: COMMUNICATIVE ENGAGEMENT AND SOCIAL LIBERATION: JUSTICE WILL BE MADE

Communicative Engagement and Social Liberation: Justice Will Be Made recognizes limitations in contemporary understandings that separate history and rhetoric. Drawing together ontological and epistemic perspectives to allow for a fuller appreciation of communication that shapes lived-experience, facets of the two academic disciplines are united in acts of communicative engagement.

 

Book Annoucement: Making the Case


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 30, 2014 - 8:24am


Making the Case: Advocacy and Judgment in Public Argument (Rhetoric & Public Affairs) [Kindle Edition]
Kathryn M. Olson (Author), Michael William Pfau (Author), Benjamin Ponder (Author), Kirt H. Wilson (Author)

 

Book Announcement (Wander) and CFP


Submitted by syntaxfactory on January 21, 2014 - 10:41am


Omar Swartz, J.D., Ph.D., Omar.Swartz@ucdenver.edu

New Book on Communication and Social Justice and Call for Manuscripts

Shadow Songs: History, Ideology, & Rhetorical Responsibility By Philip
C. Wander

I am pleased to announce that the newest addition to the Communication
and Social Justice book series with Troubador Publishing is available.
The book, Shadow Songs: History, Ideology, & Rhetorical Responsibility,
is Wander's magnum opus of 432 pages, collecting for the first time in a
single source a range of groundbreaking essays in the field of rhetoric