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CFP: "Sermon: Text and Performance" (October 19-22, 2017)

The Center for Sermon Studies at Marshall University (Huntington, WV) will hold its inaugural conference October 19-22, 2017. The organizers invite proposals for individual papers and complete panels that address the preaching of any religious tradition from the perspectives of rhetorical analysis, genre theory, performance studies, and so on.

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CFP: Discipline of Rhetoric at Renaissance Society of America

Call for Papers


Discipline of Rhetoric

Renaissance Society of America 2018

New Orleans

22-24 March 2018



The Discipline of Rhetoric invites papers and panels for its sessions at the annual meeting. 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