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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

2015 Election Slate for RSA Board Members

RSA - Board Updates and 2015 Nominee Information

RSA16 Research Network: Sharing Work-in-Progress

The Research Network will be held at the 2016 RSA Conference, May 27-29 in Atlanta. The purpose of the Research Network is to provide newer members of our profession, especially graduate students and new Assistant Professors, with an opportunity to share a work-in-progress paper in a 165-minute group session conducted by a senior scholar in the field.

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Events

May 26-29, 2016

RSA 17th Biennial Conference

Rhetoric & Change

Hilton Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia


May 26-27, 2016

American Society for the History of Rhetoric Symposium

“Rhetoric in situ.”

Hilton Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia


May 31 - June 3, 2018

RSA 18th Biennial Conference

Hilton, Minneapolis, Minnesota

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