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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News

Vote on Proposed Amendments o the RSA Constitution and Bylaws

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

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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.

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Events

May 21-27, 2017

RSA 7th Biennial Institute

Indiana University

Bloomington, Indiana


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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