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

Representing present concept and study in rhetoric, this quantity brings jointly scholarship from quite a few orientations--theoretical, serious, historic, 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 idea. between those different pursuits, rhetoricians locate universal subject matters and proportion highbrow and pedagogical companies that carry them jointly while their institutional occasions continue them aside.

themes 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 swap, 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 advance of pedagogy

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

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