Professing Rhetoric: Selected Papers From the 2000 Rhetoric Society of America Conference

Professing Rhetoric: Selected Papers From the 2000 Rhetoric Society of America Conference


Representing present conception and learn in rhetoric, this quantity brings jointly scholarship from a number of orientations--theoretical, severe, old, and pedagogical. a few contributions disguise paintings that has formerly been silenced or unrecognized, together with local American, African American, Latino, and women's rhetorics. Others discover rhetoric's dating to functionality and to the physique, or to revising canons, stases, topoi, and pisteis. nonetheless others are transforming the rhetorical lexicon to contain modern concept. between those assorted pursuits, rhetoricians locate universal issues and proportion highbrow and pedagogical organizations that carry them jointly at the same time their institutional events continue them aside.

subject matters mentioned during this assortment contain:
*Rhetoric as figurality; comparative and contrastive rhetorics; rhetoric and gender; and rhetorics of technology and technology;
*Rhetoric and reconceptions of the general public sphere; rhetoric and public reminiscence; and rhetorics of globalization and social switch, together with problems with race, ethnicity, and nationalism;
*Rhetoric's institutionalized position within the academy, with regards to different humanities and to the interpretive social sciences; and
*The position of rhetoric within the formation of departments and the improvement of pedagogy

With its origins within the 2000 Rhetoric Society of the USA (RSA) convention, this quantity represents the variety and power of present scholarship in rhetoric. The conversations contained herein point out that professing rhetoric is, on the flip of the millennium, an highbrow job that engages with and is helping formulate crucial public and scholarly questions of this present day. As such, it is going to be enticing analyzing for students and scholars, and is bound to impress extra notion, dialogue, and exploration.

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