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Call for Papers: Rhetoric at RSA Dublin 2021

Posted By RSA, Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Call for Papers

Discipline of Rhetoric (view list of RSA Disciplines)
Renaissance Society of America 2021
7–10 April 2021

The Discipline of Rhetoric invites papers and panels for its sessions at the annual meeting (which may be on site or virtual). We may submit up to five guaranteed panels. We invite papers and panels on any subject appropriate to our discipline and especially welcome those that address the following:

  • the enduring value of Renaissance rhetoric
  • the works of Petrus Ramus
  • educational practice and reform
  • delivery and visual rhetorics
  • transatlantic and colonial discourses

Panels must be organized by a current member of the Renaissance Society of America. Panels should ordinarily include no more than three presenters. Please submit the following:

  • a session title no longer than 15 words;
  • a 1-2 page description of the panel;
  • a 1-2 page abstract for each of its papers;
  • a 150-word version of each abstract;
  • a 300-word curriculum vitae for each presenter, including full name, affiliation, and email address;
  • any audiovisual requirements;
  • session keywords.

Papers may be submitted by anyone. Graduate students should be doctoral candidates. Please submit the following in a single Word document:

  • a 1-2 page abstract of the paper;
  • a 150-word version of the abstract;
  • a 300-word curriculum vitae, including full name, affiliation, and email address;
  • any audiovisual requirements;
  • paper keywords.

Send all materials to Elizabeth Skerpan-Wheeler ( The deadline for submissions is 31 July 2020. Decisions on submissions will be sent out at least one week before the RSA submission deadline of 15 August 2020.

All participants in the Dublin conference (on site or virtual) must be members of the Renaissance Society of America.

Note: RSA rules allow a participant to present only one paper. Please! No dual submissions. A dual submission could lead to the cancellation of an entire panel.

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