Welcome to the website of the Rhetoric Society of America
RSA is the umbrella organization for scholars and teachers in every discipline who are interested in rhetoric, the art of effective communication.
The Rhetoric Society of America represents a large and growing community of scholars, teachers and students interested in the study of rhetoric. RSA embraces a broad conception of rhetoric which includes spoken, written, visual and material texts circulating in a wide variety of situations ranging from the public to the private and from face-to-face to digital, within historical and contemporary social, political, and cultural contexts including race, gender, class, sexuality, and ethnicity among others.Read more »
David Gold and Jessica Enoch are seeking contributions for an edited collection, Women at Work: Rhetorics of Gender and Labor in the US.
RSA has joined 20 other scholarly societies as signatory to a statement drafted by the American Historical Association to express our grave concern.
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.
July 25 - August 7, 2015
July 28 - August 1, 2015
Rhetoric Across Cultures
University of Tübingen, Germany
May 26-29, 2016
Rhetoric & Change
Hilton Downtown, Atlanta, Georgia