62. Why did I just spend time watching "The Hitcher" and "JoyRide2" -- other than that horror movies always star eye candy an d can be good background to writing because they have no discernible plot? I guess that's enough.
English - Composition & Rhetoric Tenure Track Position
Institution: Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Location: Kutztown, PA Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature Posted: 08/20/2009 Application Due: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time The Department of English invites applications for a tenure track position in Composition and Rhetoric with a specialization in Multi-Ethnic Rhetorics. Ph.D. in Composition and Rhetoric preferred, ABD may be considered with completion of dissertation within one year of hire. Candidates should have experience and research in Multi-Ethnic Rhetorics, defined broadly as American rhetorical traditions that have developed independent of, or in response to, the European American rhetorical tradition. Specialties may include (but are not limited to) African American, American Indian, Asian American, and/or Latina/o rhetorics. Research and teaching experience in other multicultural rhetorics a plus. Applicants should show a strong record of teaching college composition and be committed to a "stretch model" approach to introductory composition courses.
The 4/4 teaching load will include Introduction to College Composition, College Composition, Honors Composition, and Advanced Composition with opportunities to develop and teach upper-level and graduate courses in Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy Studies. Three years of college level teaching experience or equivalent required with significant experience teaching Composition. Successful interview and demonstration of teaching abilities required. Salary competitive.
Send a letter of application, vita, three current letters of reference, and all official college-level transcripts to Dr. Linda Cullum, Chair, Composition Faculty Search Committee, English Department, Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA 19530. Only complete application packets will be considered. Review of applications will begin on November 2, 2009, and will continue until the position is filled. For more information on our program, visit our website at: http://kucomprhet.wordpress.com or contact the Committee Chair at email@example.com. The Search Committee will be interviewing at the MLA Convention in Philadelphia. Kutztown University is an AA/EOE member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minorities. All applicants for employment are subject to a criminal background check. Application Information Postal Address: Dr. Linda Cullum English Department Kutztown University of Pennsylvania PO Box 730 Kutztown, PA 19530
Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts - F09030F1 & F09031F1
Institution: University of Southern Indiana Location: Evansville, IN Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature Posted: 08/19/2009 Application Due: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time Assistant Professor of English, College of Liberal Arts - F09030F1 & F09031F1 The English Department of the University of Southern Indiana invites applications for two tenure-track assistant professors of English in Rhetoric and Composition. Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition required. Ideal candidates will have experience and training in one or more of the following areas: secondary education, technical writing, web authoring, writing program administration. Each successful candidate will teach courses in the freshman composition sequence and in the Rhetoric and Writing emphasis in the English major (4/4 load) and will help to design a planned M.A. in Rhetoric and Professional Writing. Each successful candidate must have a passion for teaching at all levels, an active research agenda, and a desire to participate in service at the program, department, college, and university levels.
Send letter of application, CV with full contact information for three professional references, one-page teaching philosophy, and one-page research agenda overview in Word, rich text, or PDF to Dr. Patrick Shaw, Rhetoric and Composition Search Committee Chair, at English2@mail.usi.edu. Electronic applications only. In addition, all applicants are required to submit a signed USI Faculty application (available at www.usi.edu/facultyapp). Review of applications will begin Oct. 1, 2009, and continue until position is filled. Consult our website at http://www.usi.edu/libarts/english/ for more information about the English Department at USI. Search Committee Chair: Dr. Patrick Shaw.
Learn More about this Employer in their Profile Apply for this Position through My HigherEdJobs Save to your Organizer Email to a Friend Print-friendly version Institution: Berkeley College Location: Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, NJ Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature Posted: 08/17/2009 Application Due: Open Until Filled Type: Full Time Berkeley College is dedicated to excellence in teaching and to preparing students for successful business careers. The New Jersey campuses located in Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, and Newark are seeking applicants for two full-time faculty position in Composition and Literature.
Applicants must possess a Doctorate in a related English discipline, i.e. English, Comparative Literature, Composition/Rhetoric, World Literature, Women's Studies, American Literature, and have prior teaching experience. EOE.
Applicants should send a letter of application, a current resume, and a list of three professional references to Dr. Richard Schultz, Assistant Chair, Liberal Arts and Sciences, rhs@berkeleycollege Application Information Apply for this Position through My HigherEdJobs Contact: Dr. Richard Schultz Liberal Arts and Sciences Berkeley College Phone: 973-278-5400 Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Position Title: Assistant Professor Department: Arts & Sciences/Communication Position Number: 0080344 Position Details: The Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh seeks an entry level or advanced assistant professor, pending budgetary approval. We seek candidates pursuing rhetorically informed study of communication and politics in historical, global, digital, visual, or policy contexts, with a research program that complements existing departmental strengths in Public Address and Argument; Media and Culture; Rhetoric of Science; and Rhetoric History, Theory, and Criticism. The intellectual environment at the University of Pittsburgh provides ample opportunities for interdisciplinary cooperation. The department has developed working relationships with distinguished programs in Bioethics and Health Law, Classics, Cultural Studies, Film Studies, History and Philosophy of Science, International Security Studies, Philosophy, and Women’s Studies. Appointees will teach current undergraduate and graduate courses, develop new courses in the area of their research specialization, and otherwise participate in the department’s intellectually vigorous graduate program. Successful candidates will have a PhD as well as a research program consistent with a Research One institution. Starting date for the position is September 1, 2010. Salary, scholarly assistance, and benefits are competitive. Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, two article-length writing samples, a statement of teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi and course assignments, student course evaluations, and peer evaluations of teaching to Barbara Warnick, Chair; Department of Communication; 1117 Cathedral of Learning; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA 15260. In order to receive full consideration, applications must be received by October 1, 2009. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups under-represented in academia are especially encouraged to apply.
62. TOC for a fascinating, if only kind-of related to the rhetorical, journal.
Women: A Cultural Review: Volume 20 Issue 2 (http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=issue&issn=0957-4042&volume=20&issue=2&uno_jumptype=alert&uno_alerttype=new_issue_alert,email) is now available online at informaworld (http://www.informaworld.com).
This new issue contains the following articles:
Trauma as Site of Identity: The Case of Jeanette Winterson and Frida Kahlo, Pages 135 - 156 Author: Reina van der Wiel DOI: 10.1080/09574040903000795 Link: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0957-4042&volume=20&issue=2&spage=135&uno_jumptype=alert&uno_alerttype=new_issue_alert,email
The Impersonal Strategy: Re-visiting Virginia Woolf's Position in The Common Reader Essays, Pages 157 - 171 Author: Katerina Koutsantoni DOI: 10.1080/09574040903000829 Link: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0957-4042&volume=20&issue=2&spage=157&uno_jumptype=alert&uno_alerttype=new_issue_alert,email
Double Acts: Mary Ellen Mark's Twins, Pages 172 - 185 Author: Bridget Bennett DOI: 10.1080/09574040903000837 Link: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0957-4042&volume=20&issue=2&spage=172&uno_jumptype=alert&uno_alerttype=new_issue_alert,email
The Liquefaction of Desire: Music, Water and Femininity in Victorian Aestheticism, Pages 186 - 201 Author: Suzanne Fagence Cooper DOI: 10.1080/09574040903000845 Link: http://www.informaworld.com/openurl?genre=article&issn=0957-4042&volume=20&issue=2&spage=186&uno_jumptype=alert&uno_alerttype=new_issue_alert,email
Assistant Professor Communication Studies - Basic Course Director
Learn More about this Employer in their Profile Save to your Organizer Email to a Friend Print-friendly version Institution: Eastern Illinois University Location: Charleston, IL Category: Faculty - Communications - Media & Communication Studies Posted: 08/06/2009 Application Due: 10/01/2009 Type: Full Time Notes: included on Affirmative Action email Department of Communication Studies
Eastern Illinois University
The department seeks an individual to direct the basic public speaking course and to teach and do research in his or her area of interest. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in one or more of the areas of the department and have the ability to teach in the departmental core. Normal teaching load ranges between 18 and 21 semester hours per academic year with release time to coordinate the basic course. Opportunities for summer employment exist. Academic advising, departmental committee assignments, research/creative activities and professionally related service are expected.
The basic public speaking course is required of all students at the University and is taught by graduate assistants, annually contracted and tenure-track faculty. The department normally offers 40 or more sections per semester.
ABD required for appointment Ph.D. required for tenure. Evidence of a clear research agenda and strong teaching are required along with strong interpersonal, collaborative, and organizational skills. Experience in working a large multi-section public speaking course is essential.
Review of applications will begin October 1, 2009 and continue until the positions are filled.
A complete application will include a letter of application, vita, three current letters of reference, transcripts (official copy required for appointment), evidence of teaching effectiveness, experience in managing the basic public speaking course, and a sample of scholarly writing. Please make sure to specify which position you are applying for and send the application materials to:
Mark Borzi Department of Communication Studies Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Ave. Charleston, IL 61920-3099
The department of Communication Studies is composed of 15 tenure-track faculty and 12 annually contracted faculty. The department has approximately 540 majors and 30 graduate students. The department offers options in communication theory and practice, corporate communication, mass communication, public relations, and rhetoric and public advocacy. We enjoy strong university support as one of the largest programs in the University.
Eastern Illinois University is ranked as one of the top public universities offering MA degrees by US News and World Report. Charleston Illinois is ideally located between three metropolitan areas. We are located three hours south of Chicago, two hours west of Indianapolis, and two hours east of St. Louis. Major access is available through interstate highway, train, and airlines.
Additional Information available at: www.eiucomm.net/eiucomm.php?page_name=applications
Assistant Professor of English - Professional Writing and Composition
Learn More about this Employer in their Profile Save to your Organizer Email to a Friend Print-friendly version Institution: Eastern Illinois University Location: Charleston, IL Category: Faculty - Liberal Arts - English and Literature Posted: 08/06/2009 Application Due: 11/06/2009 Type: Full Time Notes: included on Affirmative Action email Tenure-track position in Professional Writing and Composition. Especially interested in candidates with expertise in such areas as professional and technical writing, composition theory and pedagogy, technologies of writing instruction, writing-across-the-curriculum, and/or writing assessment.
Successful candidate will be able to contribute to our two-year MA program and concentrations in Composition/Rhetoric and Professional Writing and to our undergraduate major and General Education curricula. We seek excellent teachers with wide interests and scholarly promise. PhD by date of appointment.
Fall 2010 start.
Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and dossier (letters of recommendation and official or unofficial transcripts) by November 6, 2009, to Dana Ringuette, Chair, Department of English, Eastern Illinois University, 600 Lincoln Avenue, Charleston, IL 61920-3099.
We will interview at the MLA conference. Application Information Postal Address: Dr. Dana Ringuette English Department Eastern Illinois University 600 Lincoln Avenue Charleston, IL 61920
“A Broader Understanding of the Ethics of Listening: Philosophy, Cultural Studies, Media Studies and the Ethical Listening Subject.” International Journal of Listening 23.1 (2009): 7-20.
William Keith and David Beard. “What’s the Warrant for Warrants: Toulmin’s Rhetorical Logic.” Philosophy & Rhetoric 41.1 (2008): 22-50.
“On the Apocalyptic Columbine” (with Joshua Gunn). Southern Communication Journal 68:3 (Spring 2003) 198-216.
“On the Apocalyptic Sublime” (with Joshua Gunn). Southern Communication Journal 65:4 (Summer 2000) 269-286.
"Paul Virilio and the Mediation of Perception and Technology" (with Joshua Gunn). Enculturation 4.2 (Fall 2002).
Refereed Book Chapters
“Communicating with Audiences.” Contract signed for chapter in anthology with NCTE Press (edited by Brian Fehler et al).
“Rhetoric: A Multidisciplinary Major.” Chapter in anthology with USUP Press (edited by Greg Giberson, et al).
“Historiography and the Study of Rhetoric” (with Dr. Arthur Walzer). The Sage Handbook of Rhetorical Studies. Eds. Andrea A. Lunsford, Kirt H. Wilson, and Rosa A. Eberly. Los Angeles, Sage, 2009. 13-34.
“Rhetorical Theory: Major Figures in the Aristotelian Tradition” (with Dr. Arthur Walzer). Coming of Age: The Advanced Writing Curriculum. Eds. Linda K. Shamoon, Rebecca Moore Howard, Sandra Jamieson, and Robert A. Schwegler. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook 2000.
“More than 100 Years of Rhetoric at the University of Minnesota.” Composition Forum 18 (Summer 2008).
David Beard and Katelyn Vo Thi-Beard. “Rethinking the Book: New Theories for Readers’ Advisory.” Reference and User Services Quarterly 47.4 (Summer 2008): 331-335.
“Silver Age in Hidden Places: The Other Origin of Brainiac” (with Katelyn Hoa Vo Thi-Beard). International Journal of Comic Art 9.2 (Fall 2007).
“Out of the Aerie Realm of the Intellectual Firmament.” Quarterly Journal of Speech 93.3 (2008): 349-351.
“Diamond Data as Public Relations Tool.” The Comics Journal 283.
“Rhetorical Criticism, Holocaust Studies, and the Problem of Ethos” (A reply to “Ethos, Witness, and Holocaust ‘Testimony’” by Michael Bernard-Donals). JAC 20 (Fall 2000): 949-956 (see http://jac.gsu.edu/toc204.htm).
"Interchange (More Thoughts about Developing Quality Scholarship in Technical Communication)" ATTW Bulletin 8:2 (Spring 1998): 7.
Review of Making Sense of Political Ideology by Bernard Brock, et al., for Review of Communication. In press.
Review of Composition and the Rhetoric of Science by Michael Zerbe for Review of Communication. In press.
Review Essay on Daniel Gross’s Secret History of Emotion and Heidegger and Rhetoric. In Rhetoric Society Quarterly 2008): 109-112.
Review of Poetic Healing by Mark Huglen and Basil B. Clark, with an afterward by Bernard Brock. In Quarterly Journal of Speech 92:2 (2006): 232-235.
Review of Internal Rhetorics by Jean Nienkamp. In Rhetoric and Public Affairs 6:1 (Spring 2003): 206-208.
Review of Reading the Vampire Slayer: An Unofficial Critical Companion to Buffy and Angel edited by Roz Kaveney In Popular Communication 1:3 (2003): 189 – 191.
Review of Fearless Speech by Michel Foucault. In Rhetoric Society Quarterly (Summer 2002): 99-103.
Review of the anthologies Living Rhetoric and Composition and Twentieth-Century Rhetorics and Rhetoricians for Technical Communication Quarterly 11:1 (Spring 2002): 102-104.
Review of Double Fold by Nicholson Baker. In Journal of Technical Writing and Communication (Spring 2002): 85-90.
Review of Philosophy in the Flesh by George Lakoff. In Argumentation & Advocacy 38:1 (Summer 2001): 59-61.
Review of Selling the Holocaust by Tim Cole. In Critical Studies in Mass Communication 18:1 (March 2001): 120-122.
Review of Pandora’s Hope by Bruno Latour. In Rhetoric Society Quarterly 30:2 (2000): 104-107.
Review of Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context by Dwight Atkinson. In Journal of Technical Writing and Communication 30:3 (2000): 281-285.
Review of A Short Rhetoric for Leaving the Family by Peter Dimock. In Rhetoric Review 18:1 (Fall 1999): 215-218.
Review of Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings Volume 1 (1913-1926). In Quarterly Journal of Speech 84:2 (May 1998): 256-258.
Review of A Teacher's Introduction to Composition in the Rhetorical Tradition and A Teacher's Introduction to Postmodernism (NCTE Teacher’s Introduction Series). In Rhetoric Society Quarterly 27:2 (1997): 88-90 (with Matt Segaard).