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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REMINDER - Rhetoric Society of America - Sixth Annual Graduate Student Webinar

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,
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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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