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ISHR awards an annual prize for the best article published in Rhetorica at its Biennial Congress. This year,  a prize of $1000(US) was awarded by the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) for the best article published in Rhetorica, volumes 29–30 (2011-2012). All articles published in those volumes of the journal were automatically be considered for the prize. The winner, selected by a panel of judges from ISHR, was announced and the prize awarded at the Society’s biennial meeting in Chicago in July 2013.

Past Winners

2015 Emanuele Berti, Ricercatore universitario di Lingua e Letteratura Latina at the Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, for his article “Le controversiae della raccolta di Seneca il Vecchio e la dottrina degli status” in Rhetorica 32, 2.

2013  Brad L. Cook,"Swift-boating in Antiquity: Rhetorical Framing of the Good Citizen in Fourth-Century Athens," Rhetorica  30.3, 2012. 219-251.

2011 Virginia Cox, “Leonardo Brunion Women and Rhetoric: De studiis et litteris  Revisited,”Rhetorica 27.1, 2009.

2009 Lahcen E. Ezzaher, “Alfarabi’s Book of Rhetoric: An Arabic- English Translation of Alfarabi’ sCommentary on Aristotle’s Rhetoric” in Rhetorica 26.4, 2008.