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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

Rhetoric Society of America - End of the Year Greetings!

Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Writing Research

Just a reminder: 2015 applications are due December 15th, 2014.

Save the dates! July 26 - August 7, 2015

RSQ invites proposals for the 2016 Special Issue

... a themed publication developed by a Guest Editor to help the journal set the intellectual agenda in rhetorical studies, to encourage focused statements on timely topics in rhetorical studies by scholars working in related areas, to attract participation by top scholars, and to stimulate scholarly activity within the RSA, such as pre-conference colloquia, convention sessions, or RSA workshops.

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Events

April 16, 2015

The Third International Forum on Communication Studies of Language and Rhetoric

Xuzhou, China


June 1-7, 2015

2015 Biennial Summer Institute

University of Wisconsin - Madison


June 3, 2015
10:00PM

CSSR SCÉR 2015

Annual Conference

Ottawa, ON

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