Dr. Andrea A. Lunsford, 2018 Conference Keynote Speaker


Rhetoric Society of America - 2017 Awards Presented


RSA Fellow, and former president of RSA, C. Jan Swearingen, passed away Thursday, June 1


Renaissance Society of America 2018

Call for Papers - Discipline of Rhetoric


RSA - 18th Biennial Conference Website is OPEN for Submissions


CCCC International Researchers’ Consortium - Call for Proposals

The CCCC International Researchers’ Consortium invites brief informal 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.


RSA Fellows Donate to the RSA Endowment Funds in Honor of Barbara Warnick


RSA 2018 Conference Call


Vote on Proposed Amendments o the RSA Constitution and Bylaws


RSA - 2017 Fellows' Early Career Award - Deadline Extended to February 28


RSA Statement on the January 27, 2017 Executive Order

The work of the Rhetoric Society of America is to study, teach, advocate for, and practice the best ideals of human communication. This includes exchanges among people that are characterized by honesty, accountability to the shared reality of empirical facts, and a willingness to hear and consider opinions that are not our own.


RSA Announces Graduate Student Chapter Special Event Awards

RSA annually offers $3000 for Graduate Student Chapter Special Event Awards. Candidates for this award must be student chapters with RSA and have an event planned for the spring semester.


2017 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program

Expanding the Reach of Doctoral Education in the Humanities The American Council of Learned Societies is pleased to announce the seventh annual competition of the Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows Program. In 2017,

Rhetoric Society of America - From the editor of RSQ


Illustrations Information


RSA Mourns the Passing of Lloyd Bitzer


RSA 2016 Conference Proceedings

Rhetorics Change

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Upcoming Events

July 15, 2017

Submissions Close for 18th Biennial Conference

Hilton, Minneapolis, Minnesota

July 30 - August 11, 2017

Sixth Annual Dartmouth Summer Seminar for Writing Research

Hanover, NH

May 31 - June 3, 2018

RSA 18th Biennial Conference

Hilton, Minneapolis, Minnesota