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.


Rhetoric Society of America ... RSA14 Edited Volume Arriving Soon!


ACLS Fellowship competitions for 2015-16 are now open.

Comprehensive information and eligibility criteria for all programs can be found at


Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Fellowship


National Endowment for the Humanities Announces $1.7 Million for “Public Scholars”

New grant awards will encourage research and publication of popular scholarly books


Call for Papers - Women at Work: Rhetorics of Gender and Labor in the US

David Gold and Jessica Enoch are seeking contributions for an edited collection, Women at Work: Rhetorics of Gender and Labor in the US.


RSA - Scholarly Associations Defend Tenure and Academic Freedom in Wisconsin

RSA has joined 20 other scholarly societies as signatory to a statement drafted by the American Historical Association to express our grave concern.


RSA 2016 - Marketing Opportunities

The 2016 conference affords a great opportunity for departments, programs, journals, and presses to display for marketing what they have to offer as well as to increase their visibility among those working in rhetorical studies.




RSA Announces American Society for the History of Rhetoric - “Rhetoric in situ.”

Symposium May 26-27, 2016


RSA 2016 - Announcing Louise W. Knight as Keynote Speaker


RSA 2015 Summer Institute - Graduate Student Roommate Form


RSA - 2015 Institute - Participant Notifications Sent and Registration Open


Book Series Call for Proposals

The RSA Series in Transdisciplinary Rhetoric

The RSA Series in Transdisciplinary Rhetoric is published by the Pennsylvania State University Press in collaboration with the Rhetoric Society of America. Books published in this series consider rhetoric as both a practice and as a theoretical lens through which to engage other fields; and they investigate how rhetoric itself is complicated as a result of this transdisciplinary exchange.


RSA 2015 Summer Institute - Registration Fees Finalized

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Upcoming 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