News

04/10/2014

RSA14 Final Draft Program Now Available Online

04/07/2014

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).

04/07/2014

RSA 2015 Summer Institute - University of Wisconsin-Madison

03/25/2014

RSA Graduate Student Chapter Award - Call for Applications

This year RSA will, for the first time, recognize the activities of its student chapters with the RSA Graduate Student Chapter Award. The award will be given at the RSA 2014 Convention in San Antonio, TX, and it will be accompanied by a prize of $250. Beginning this May, the RSA Graduate Student Chapter Award will be given every two years at the biennial conference in an effort to recognize the most active, creative, and interdisciplinary student chapter.

03/17/2014

RSA 2015 Summer Institute - Sampler of Seminars and Workshops

03/12/2014

A New Book Series From RSA and The Pennsylvania State University Press

The RSA Series in Transdisciplinary Rhetoric

The RSA Series in Transdisciplinary Rhetoric is an exciting new book series published by the Pennsylvania State University Press in collaboration with the Rhetoric Society of America.

02/17/2014

Winter 2014 (Vol. 18, Iss. 4) Issue of Academic Exchange Quarterly

Accpeting Submissions Writing Center Theory and Practice

02/13/2014

Request for Proposals: new book series, Lexington Studies in Contemporary Rhetoric

02/06/2014

Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins

12/09/2013

RSA Award Nominations Reminders

11/15/2013

13th National Communication Ethics Conference

“Rhetoric and Philosophy of Communication Ethics: Social Justice in Organizations and History” Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA June 4–6, 2014

10/21/2013

RSA Election Results Announced

09/30/2013

Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research

Data-driven Inquiry: Process, Methods, Results

Dartmouth College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric, in collaboration with the Council of Writing Program Administrators, announces its annual two-week Research Summer Seminar, July 27-August 8, 2014.

09/26/2013

RSQ announces new Associate Editor; Call for Proposals for RSQ 2015 Special Issue

On behalf of RSA President Krista Ratcliffe and of the RSA board, RSQ Editor James Jasinski and outgoing Associate Editor Debra Hawhee are pleased to announce the appointment of Michelle Ballif as the new Associate Editor in charge of special issues. Ballif is Associate Professor of English at the University of Georgia

09/18/2013

Rhetoric in Time and Space: Antiquity to Modernity

Centre for Medieval & Renaissance Studies (CMRS) Oxford, England June 28-July 2, 2014

09/09/2013

Rhetoric Society of America Election Begins September 15

09/03/2013

Registration is now open for the 2014 Rhetoric Society of America's Conference

06/06/2013

2013 Kneupper Award Winners

05/06/2013

RSA Awards Committee Announces Winners

The RSA Awards Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 RSA Doctoral Dissertation Award and the 2013 RSA Book Award.

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Upcoming 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 23, 2014
9:30AM-12:15PM

ISHR Seminar (Session 1)

Lysias and Logography


May 24, 2014
2:15-4:45PM

ISHR Seminar (Session 2)


May 30-31, 2014

Fourth Iowa State University Summer Symposium on Science Communication

Normative Aspects of Science Communication

Ames, Iowa


June 28 - July 2, 2014

Rhetoric in Time and Space: Antiquity to Modernity

An Interactive Symposium

Oxford, England


July 27 - August 8, 2014

Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Composition Research

Data-driven Inquiry: Process, Methods, Results

Dartmouth College’s Institute for Writing and Rhetoric


June 1-7, 2015

2015 Biennial Summer Institute

University of Wisconsin - Madison


July 28 - August 1, 2015

20th Biennial Conference

Rhetoric Across Cultures

University of Tübingen, Germany