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


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.


RSA 2015 Summer Institute - Sampler of Seminars and Workshops


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.


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

Accpeting Submissions Writing Center Theory and Practice


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


Search for the next RSA Executive Director begins


RSA Award Nominations Reminders


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


RSA Election Results Announced


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.


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


Rhetoric in Time and Space: Antiquity to Modernity

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


Rhetoric Society of America Election Begins September 15


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


2013 Kneupper Award Winners


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

ISHR Seminar (Session 1)

Lysias and Logography

May 24, 2014

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