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Journal for Public Deliberation

journals
Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 4, 2010 - 10:13pm


Kansas State Univ’s ICDD adopts Journal for Public Deliberation
by Sandy Heierbacher

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You Can't Win This if You Don't Apply, Either

awards
Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 3, 2010 - 11:56am


RANDY MAJOR MEMORIAL AWARD

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On the economics of college textbooks

textbooks
Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 2, 2010 - 9:52pm


On the economics of college textbooks:
http://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/digital_tweed/cars_and_college_textb...

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Budget Crises Continue

budgets
Submitted by syntaxfactory on September 2, 2010 - 9:30pm


29 Faculty to go in Mississippi

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20100831/NEWS/8310354/USM-cuts-29-f...

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You can't win if you don't apply!

awards
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 31, 2010 - 8:41pm


The American Society for the History of Rhetoric invites submissions for the 2010 Dissertation Award. Dissertations must have been defended between June 1, 2009 and August 31, 2010 to be eligible. Required submission materials include an abstract, table of contents, a representative chapter, and a letter of recommendation from the dissertation advisor or a committee member. Submissions will be evaluated on the following criteria:

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Disciplinarity for Rhetoric; for Writing Studies...

the profession
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 30, 2010 - 3:07pm


In the TOC thread to the left, see the TOC of the new CCC on "the future of rhetoric and composition." Therein, Phelps and Ackerman note the success that rhetoric and composition has had at attaining some markers of disciplinarity. In summarizing their claims below, I want to ask whether this project, done on behalf of "rhetoric and composition," could/should be a goal of "rhetorical studies" as an interdisciplinary nexus of scholars in English, Speech, Classics and the other disciplines represented by the RSA.

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Harlot Journal

journals
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 25, 2010 - 10:01pm


Online rhetoric journal Harlot just received word that it now has an ISSN number. And it's now listed in the MLA directory of periodicals.

Congratulations!

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Crowdsourcing peer review...

peer review
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 25, 2010 - 9:59pm


http://scholarship20.blogspot.com/2010/08/nytimes-scholars-test-web-alte...

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RIP: Frank Kermode

obituaries
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 23, 2010 - 9:32pm


Frank Kermode R.I.P.

There is no one in rhetorical studies who would not benefit from reading Kermode. At minimum, he was the first major literary/rhetorical thinker to ask: how is apocalyptic discourse transformed in the 20th century (in Sense of an Ending). --David Beard

from The Valve by Rohan Maitzen
http://www.thevalve.org/go/valve/article/frank_kermode_rip/

From The Guardian:

Widely acclaimed as Britain’s foremost literary critic, Sir Frank Kermode died yesterday in Cambridge at the age of 90.

The London Review of Books, for which the critic and scholar wrote more than 200 pieces, announced his death this morning. Kermode inspired the founding of the magazine in 1979, after writing an article in the Observer calling for a new literary magazine.

Prominent in literary criticism since the 1950s, Kermode held “virtually every endowed chair worth having in the British Isles”, according to his former colleague John Sutherland, from King Edward VII professor of English literature at Cambridge to Lord Northcliffe professor of modern English literature at University College London and professor of poetry at Harvard, along with honorary doctorates from universities around the world. He wa

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Course in Argumentation Theory

argumentation
Submitted by syntaxfactory on August 23, 2010 - 8:01pm


A regular course in argumentation theory is going on here:

http://argumentics.blogspot.com/2010/08/introducing-parascheme-and-tryin...

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