THE RHETORICA PRIZE

THE RHETORICA PRIZE

ISHR awards an annual prize for the best article published in Rhetorica at its Biennial Congress. A prize of $1000(US) is awarded by the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) for the best article published in Rhetorica.  The winner, selected by a panel of judges from ISHR, will announced and the prize awarded at the Society’s biennial meeting in London in July 2019.

Past Winners

2019 Brandon Katzir, "The Truth of Reliable Tradition:  Saadya Gaon, Arabic Rhetoric, and the Challenge to Rhetorical Historiography", Rhetorica 35, 2, 2017, p. 161-188.

2017 Travis D. Williams, “Mathematical Enargeia: The Rhetoric of Early Modern Mathematical Notation”, in Rhetorica 34, 2.

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.