The International Society for the History of Rhetoric promotes the study of both the theory and practice of rhetoric in all periods and languages and the relationship of rhetoric to poetics, literary theory and criticism, philosophy, politics, religion, law and other aspects of the cultural context.
Weapons of Mass Seduction: Rhetoric and Political Discourse in The United States
One year after the 2012 US presidential elections an international conference will be held in the neighbouring towns of Middelburg (the Netherlands) and Ghent (Belgium). This four-day event (November 6-9, 2013) will be hosted jointly by the Roosevelt Study Center (Middelburg) and Ghent University.
24-27 July 2013
The Society calls for papers that focus on the historical aspect of the theory and practice of rhetoric. The special theme of the conference will be "Rhetoric and Performance." Click for more details on the Conference site. Members pay reduced conference fees!
May 22-25, 2013
June 1-3, 2013
Victoria, BC, on Vancouver Island
June 3-9, 2013
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS