Whiteness is often described as too hard to see, like a fish noticing it swims in water. It’s also hard to hear. Scholars have long pointed out how silence has been a strategic rhetoric for white people. Not speaking up about race allows white people to retain the default status as the American norm. In their 1995 article, “Whiteness: A Strategic Rhetoric,” Nakayama and Krizek attempt to reveal whiteness by exposing its performativity in daily life.
The 118th annual conference of the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (PAMLA) will be held from Thursday, November 12, to Sunday, November 15, 2020, at the Sahara Las Vegas Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada.
Strategies for Teaching Climate Change in the First-Year Writing Classroom
Vernon Press invites chapter proposals on Gamification in the RhetComp Curriculum. The volume will be edited by Christopher McGunnigle, Seton Hall University.
(In)visibility in global communication: Connections and inequities
New Book Series: Movement Rhetoric/Rhetoric’s Movements
52nd Northeast Modern Language Association Convention
Call for proposals for a roundtable session at the Northeast Modern Language Association (NeMLA) convention to be held in Philadelphia, PA, USA March 11 - 14, 2021
Reluctantly Remote or All in Online: COVID-19 Changed the Way I Teach for Good Roundtable
Chair: Mary Ann Tobin, PhD, The Pennsylvania State University
CFP: Writing in Crisis: The Literature of the 1920s
Submission deadline: September 30, 2020
Northeast Modern Language Association, NeMLA
March 11-14, 2021, Philadelphia
Colleagues and friends,
In these unsettling times, we write to share news about a project that highlights both our global connectedness and the diversity of the wide-reaching work that we do under the banner of “rhetoric.