Welcome to the website of the Rhetoric Society of America and Greetings from Gregory Clark, President of RSA!

RSA welcomes scholars, teachers, and students of rhetoric in all of its manifestations. RSA’s purpose is to support and advance the work of people who study rhetoric in a variety of disciplinary contexts.

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.

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Renaissance Society of America 2018

Call for Papers - Discipline of Rhetoric

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RSA - 18th Biennial Conference Website is OPEN for Submissions

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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.

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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

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