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RhetCanada’s 2019 conference will be held from June 4-6 at the Congress of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of British Columbia. Our conference theme is Rhetorics of Hope. See our call for papers (deadline: Dec. 12). We are excited to announce that this year’s keynote speaker is Dr. Roderick P. Hart, author of more than a dozen books on rhetoric, media studies, and civic discourse.

Join Us! RhetCanada is a scholarly society devoted to the study of rhetoric in all its forms. Whether you’re a rhetoric specialist or a scholar in another field whose work touches on how communication affects audiences, RhetCanada will provide you with a productive and supportive community. We welcome mature academics and graduate students, Canadian and international scholars.

#4C19 has been amazing so far, and we're already thinking about next year. The Call for Proposals for #4C20 is now open. Proposals are due 11:59 p.m. EDT on Monday, May 6, 2019.

Congratulations to @uw_english PhD candidates @MoniquePhD and @devmoriarty for being named @HASTACscholars!

Job: Assistant Professor (three-year term) in Applied Communication, Leadership, and Culture (UPEI; deadline: 30 March 2019)

Job: Assistant Professor, tenure track, Digital Media and Communication (U of Waterloo; deadline: 18 April 2019)

On the rhetoric of tree planting: For a new take on environmental rhetoric, see @uw_english prof Jennifer Clary-Lemon's recently released book Planting the Anthropocene: Rhetorics of Natureculture.

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