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RSA is the umbrella organization for scholars and teachers in every discipline who are interested in rhetoric, the art of effective communication.

Kendall PhillipsThe Rhetoric Society of America represents a large and growing community of scholars, teachers and students interested in the study of rhetoric. RSA embraces a broad conception of rhetoric which includes spoken, written, visual and material texts circulating in a wide variety of situations ranging from the public to the private and from face-to-face to digital, within historical and contemporary social, political, and cultural contexts including race, gender, class, sexuality, and ethnicity among others.

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News

RSA14 Final Draft Program Now Available Online

CFP: CCCC workshop about international higher education writing research

We are inviting brief proposals for up to twenty-four researcher-participant roles in a U.S. College Conference on Composition and Communication (CCCC) workshop focused on research about writing in higher education outside of the U.S. (see details below).

RSA 2015 Summer Institute - University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Events

May 22-26, 2014

2014 RSA Conference

Marriott Rivercenter, San Antonio TX


May 22-23, 2014

ASHR ... 2014 Symposium on “Rhetoric and Freedom.”

San Antonio, Texas


May 30-31, 2014

Fourth Iowa State University Summer Symposium on Science Communication

Normative Aspects of Science Communication

Ames, Iowa

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