CALL FOR PAPERS FOR
THE AMERICAN SOCIETY FOR THE HISTORY OF RHETORIC AT NCA 2005
The American Society for the History of Rhetoric invites proposals for individual papers and panel sessions on the theme of "The Health of the
Discipline." We are interested in proposals treating such general areas as the health of:
* education in histories of rhetoric, including coursework at both graduate and undergraduate levels
* scholarship in histories of rhetoric, including methodologies and
* interdisciplinary studies in histories of rhetoric, including
histories of rhetoric and science, classical studies, political theory,
and feminist studies
* multicultural studies in histories of rhetoric, including
histories of rhetoric from international perspectives
* institutions associated with historical study in rhetoric, such as
graduate programs, journals, presses, and professional organizations
We invite proposals for the following specific topics:
* An important passage in a text in rhetorical history that has not
been widely translated into English * A figure in rhetorical history
whose significance has been underestimated or ignored
* Important events or material circumstances whose significance on
histories of rhetoric has been underestimated or ignored
Individual proposals are particularly encouraged for the above topics.
Panel proposals should consist of:
* a panel overview of no more than 75 words
* abstracts of individual presentations: approximately 300 words While
panels will generally be composed of three to six participants,
creative panel formats are encouraged and should be described in detail
in the panel overview.
* Abstract length: 300-500 words
ASHR STUDENT CONFERENCE PANELS AND PAPER AWARD
* Graduate students who wish to be considered for featured conference
panels and the ASHR Student Paper Award should submit completed papers
of no more than 25 pages. * Please specify "Student Paper"
All papers and proposals must be submitted online using the All
Academic system in one of the following file formats: Microsoft Word,
Word Perfect, PDF, RTF. Compressed or zip files will not be accepted.
Questions for the ASHR Conference Planner may be sent to Janet M.
Atwill at firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLEASE NOTE: This call applies only to ASHR sessions during the NCA
conference. Deadline for proposals is February 16, 2005. Check the ASHR website for information about next year's
pre- conference program.