Online Research Seminar 25 June 2021: The Audience Perspective in Rhetorical Research
What is the real impact of speeches on listeners? The active involvement of audiences in rhetorical studies has become more important than ever before. However, rhetorical research into the understanding and conceptualization of the rhetorical audience is scarce. In particular, little attention has been given to empirical explorations of actual audiences and the effects of speeches on these audiences. This research seminar will provide us with new ideas about the way in which rhetoric works as well as new methods for rhetorical studies.
RSE Spring Newsletter, 2021
In this Spring issue we are thrilled to include information about the upcoming RSE online event, organized by colleagues of the University of Tübingen, where we hope to see many old and new members! Until then, we hope you enjoy the news we have gathered for you this time, including an interview with RSE Advisory Board Member, professor Francesca Piazza.
Announcement from the RSE Board
At the 7th Rhetoric in Society Conference in Ghent, September 2019, the Executive Board announced plans to introduce a membership fee. With this fee we will be able to ensure the continued quality of RSE activities such as the RiS conference and the newsletter which keeps everyone up-to-date on rhetorical activities and news. We will also be able to increase our online presence and grow our international and influential network.
RSE Winter Newsletter, 2020
As we approach the end of 2020 amidst the pandemic, we see rhetoric occupying an increasingly central place in society. We ask you to help us make rhetorical studies ever more relevant by joining the RSE.
RSE Summer Newsletter, 2020
At a time of global rethinking and reasonable optimism, we present you with important news concerning RSE membership fees and the Call for Papers for the next RSE conference in 2021.
RSE Winter Newsletter, 2019
As we approach the end of another year of intense RSE activity, we present you with the latest news from the Board as well as from Members, Featured Publications and a new rubric, Conference Reports. We also reprise the Interviews with a new series aimed at touring around Europe to meet researchers and teachers working on rhetoric at their diverse research centres.
RSE Spring Newsletter, 2019
We are looking forward to Rhetoric in Society conference in Ghent 11-13, September this year. We would also like to remind you of the call for papers for the special issue of Journal of Organizational Change Management, and share a call for papers to the edited collection, Burke in the Classroom/In the Classroom with Burke.
RSE Fall Newsletter, 2018
A brand new newsletter is here! In this edition, we are proud to present a long read, a book review written by Lisa Storm Villadsen on The Art of Gratitude (Engels, 2018). As usual we also present you with new publications, calls and other relevant information.
RSE Spring Newsletter, 2018
We present you with the first full newsletter of 2018, with two brand new featured publications from our members. The first is a monograph on rhetorical style by RSE-member Marie Lund. The second is an anthology on multimodal argumentation and rhetoric in media genres, featuring contributions from several RSE-members. There are also new publications that should be of interest in the members announcement-section!
RSE Newsletter #4, 2017
We present you with the fourth and final newsletter of 2017. We end the year by recommending two brand new books. One is a (free!) collection of articles old and new on deliberation by RSE-member Christian Kock, and one is a brand new anthology on rhetorical audience studies edited by RSE-member Jens E. Kjeldsen. There are also several new publications that should be of interest in the members announcement-section!
RSE Newsletter #3, 2017
After an amazing conference at the University of East Anglia in Norwich, we present to you the third newsletter of 2017. It was really great to get together in such a vibrant place and to discuss many of the urgent topics of our times. We'd like to thank Alan Finlayson and his team for organising an excellent conference and being an incredibly charming host.
RSE Newsletter #2, 2017
We present to you the second newsletter of 2017. We have a new featured publication, written by RSE-members Christian Kock and Lisa S. Villadsen.
RSE Newsletter #1, 2017
We present to you the first newsletter of 2017. We have a new featured publication, written by RSE-members Sine Nørholm Just and Kristine Marie Berg, from the Copenhagen Business School and the University of Copenhagen.
RSE Newsletter #8, 2016
We present to you the eight newsletter of the year. This months featured publication is written by RSE-member (and president) Jens Elmelund Kjeldsen, from the University of Bergen. The article argues for more qualitative studies of the audience of rhetoric, both theoretically and through a case study.
RSE Newsletter #7, 2016
We present to you the seventh newsletter of the year. In addition to other calls, conferences and publications, we've talked to RSE board member Ivanka Mavrodieva.
RSE Newsletter #6, 2016
We present to you the sixth newsletter of the year. This months featured publication is an article on the rhetoric of conflict resolution, and is written by RSE-member Trygve Svensson from the University of Bergen.
RSE Newsletter #4, 2016
We present to you the fourth newsletter of the year. This months featured publication came to our attention through the work of our peers and colleagues from the research tradition of political communication, and is an inquiry into theories of deliberative democracy that should be interesting to rhetoricians.
RSE Newsletter #3, 2016
We present to you the third newsletter of the year. Here, you'll find the call for the first International Rhetoric Workshop, an international workshop for emerging scholars and PhD students in rhetoric. It is endorsed by both the RSE and the Rhetoric Society of America, and will take place on a biennial basis. We would like to invite you to participate and also to spread the word. In addition to other calls, conferences and publications, we've talked to RSE board member Alan Finlayson, who is the host of the next RSE conference in Norwich.
RSE Newsletter #2, 2016
Dear members of the Rhetoric Society of Europe, The time has come for the second newsletter of the year. In addition to the regular news that might interest you, and the presentation of another board member (Esben B. Nielsen), we also present a new section that will appear from time to time: "Featured Publication". This feature is an informal way of highlighting a recent publication by one of our members, as they are published. We do encourage you to send us tips of good, international publications by yourself or one of our members as they come out. We will feature them in the newsletter - or - if there are particularly many - at the Facebook page. To send us tips, please sit down in front of your computer, pull out your phone or your device of choice and compose an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or just click on the link, or the big blue button below. If you have any other news that you’d like to share with the members, please just let us know! Best wishes, Anne Ulrich and Magnus Hoem Iversen Newsletter Team of the Rhetoric Society of Europe
RSE Newsletter #1, 2016
We wish you all a happy new year with a brand new newsletter. As usual, there are a lot of calls for conferences and publications that could be of interest to you. Additionally, we continue our presentation of the RSE board members, this time featuring Maria Freddi.
RSE Newsletter #2, 2015
In the month of December, our newsletter brings you several calls for conferences and publications all over Europe. Furthermore, we’d like to introduce the new members of the Executive Board to you. Today, we start with the two youngest members, Louise Schou Therkildsen and Martijn Wackers. In their interviews, they talk about their research interests and rhetorical approaches as well as their plans for the RSE. Additionally, we invite you to join our newly formed Facebook Group.
RSE Newsletter #1, 2015
Today, we present to you our first new newsletter with some information about the biannual RSE Conference in Norwich in June 2017 and some changes within the Executive Board. We also gathered quite some news from our members, including information on upcoming conferences, recent publications and a blog. We think that this is a really good start, but we strongly encourage you to keep us posted on your news concerning the study, research and teaching of rhetoric in Europe (and beyond).
RSE Newsletter, 2013
Dear rhetoric scholar, Since we formally constituted the Rhetoric Society of Europe at the general Assembly in Copenhagen in January 2013, the Executive committee has carried the momentum and spent the time since then getting things organised. Read the first RSE Newsletter here.