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New Book by Trinh T. Minh-ha

"D-Passage is a nuanced and original intervention in new media and digital arts. For Trinh T. Minh-ha, the digital artwork, or 'D-work,' is characterized not by the technology that delivers it but by the 'passage' itself: digital form achieved in flux, in the movement of experience and sensation through the work. Words are never merely words in her work, and the same is true for images, ideas, sounds, music, voices, faces and figures, movement and tone. Everything is marked by a passage …    read more

Faculty Search in History/Theory of Rhetoric

History and Theory of Rhetoric – Fall 2013 Search - Advertisement The Department of Rhetoric at the University of California, Berkeley seeks to appoint a tenured professor (at the rank of Associate or Full Professor) in the area of History and Theory of Rhetoric, beginning July 1, 2014. Minimum qualification required is a Ph.D. or equivalent. Additional qualifications are an excellent research profile and outstanding record of scholarship, and a strong record of teaching at the …    read more

Congratulations to Rhetoric PhDs

We wish our recent graduates in Rhetoric the best on their new careers:Julia Jarcho joins the department of English at NYU as Assistant Professor.Alenda Chang joins the English department at the University of Connecticut.Brooke Belisle is an ACLS faculty fellow and will be in the Department of Cultural Analysis and Theory at Stonybrook University.    read more

Esmeir receives Mellon fellowship

Samera Esmeir has been awarded the prestigious New Directions Fellowship from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The three year award will support her research project "Itineraries of Dissent: Law and Rebellion in the Ottomon Empire.    read more

Julia Jarcho wins Obie!

Julia Jarcho, Rhetoric graduate student, has just won a 2013 Obie for best new American play! Read all about it here ... and for a full New York Times review, click here.    read more

Congratulations Anthony Cascardi

The Renaissance Society of America (RSA) has selected Professor Anthony Cascardi's book Cervantes, LIterature, and the Discourse of Politics as the winner of the Phyllis Goodhart Gordan Book Prize for 2013. The award will be announced at the RSA conference in San Diego on Saturday, April 6, 2013, at RSA's annual awards ceremony. The prize committee received over 90 nominations this year.    read more

Congratulations to Linda Williams

Congratulations to Prof. Linda Williams (Rhetoric and Film & Media Studies) who received the 2013 Distinguished Career Achievement Award at the Society for Cinema and Media Studies Conference in Chicago in March. The Distinguished Career Achievement Award was established to recognize and celebrate the achievements of established scholars in cinema and media studies. Nominations for the SCMS Distinguished Career Achievement Award are invited from the membership each year.Nominees are …    read more

Prof. Dan Melia receives service award

Prof. Dan Melia (Rhetoric and Celtic Studies) received the Distinguished Service Award February 25 from Dean Anthony Cascardi of the Arts and Humanities Division, in recognition of his longstanding service to the University. Dean Cascardi noted in particular Prof. Melia's dedicated commitment to the Academic Senate.    read more

Rhetoric Spring Colloquium

The Rhetoric Department is pleased to present three talks this semester, given by affiliated scholars:   Tuesday, March 19, 5 pm. Raymond Kania, PhD (Univ. of Chicago, Classics), Lecturer in Rhetoric and Classics "Ecphrasis and the Incomplete in the Virgilian Corpus" Dwinelle 370 Tuesday, April 2, 5 pm David Selby, PhD (UCSD, Political Theory), Visiting Scholar in Rhetoric "Towards a Republican Political Theology: Alexis de Tocqueville as Critic of Carl …    read more

Profile of Julie Napolin

From the New School web site:Moments of inspiration often happen to people when they least expect them: relaxing after dinner, or feverishly studying to get into grad school. As it happens, flashes of mental lightning struck novelist Joseph Conrad and newly minted Eugene Lang College The New School for Liberal Arts professor Julie Napolin, at just those moments, respectively. And neither life was ever the same.This month, Napolin was awarded the Bruce Harkness Young Scholar Prize by the …    read more