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CFP: Rhetorical Pasts, Rhetorical Futures: Reflecting on the Legacy of Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Future of Feminist Health Literacy

We are pleased to publish this call for proposals for a Special Issue of Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition Rhetorical Pasts, Rhetorical Futures: Reflecting on the Legacy of Our Bodies, Ourselves and the Future of Feminist Health Literacy Special Issue Editors Sara DiCaglio, Assistant Professor, […]

Coalition Curated Guide to #RSA50

The Rhetoric Society of America‘s 18th biennial conference promises to celebrate the past and build towards the future for scholars of rhetoric and composition. And feminist scholars are occupying important roles in these conversations. We are delighted and overwhelmed to see that the conference will include a robust range of feminist rhetorical scholarship, which you […]

Feminist Dispaches from #4C18

Volunteers from among CFSHRC members and supporters who attended 4C18 composed brief summaries of feminist-related sessions at the convention. This year, we find it especially important to publish these summaries because many feminist scholars did not journey to CCCC in light of the cancellation of the Wednesday night CFSHRC SIG and amidst concerns about the NAACP travel advisory for Kansas […]

Coalition Curated Guide to #4C18!

As we polish our presentations, print our posters, and pack our bags, CFSHRC has prepared a list of sessions that may be of particular interest to feminists and to CFSHRC members. This is just a sampling of the feminist sessions. Let us know what we should add by commending on facebook or twitter! Before the […]

CFSHRC & 4C18: Mobilizing in Several Directions

  In advance of 4C18, we would like to acknowledge some of the many ways that CFSHRC members have been responding to the NAACP Travel Advisory, the CCCC Statement about it, and subsequent discussions. We also want to underscore our support for all Coalition members and the various choices they have made in relation to the upcoming convention. In October, the Advisory […]

Opportunity to Assist in Missouri

Dear Coalition members, As part of the Coalition’s response to the NAACP’s travel advisory the Coalition has worked to imagine ways that we could support our colleagues currently doing work on the ground in Missouri.  As a result, we have identified two organizations in Kansas City whose missions are in keeping with our own, and we […]

The 2016 and 2017 Coalition Award Recipients

As our coalition expands, we are delighted that the number of our awards have also expanded to celebrate the outstanding work of our members at all stages of their careers. Join us as we celebrate the winners recognized the 2017 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference. Additionally, we hope that you will consider nominating yourself or someone […]

#FemRhet2017 Recap: Day 4

Last Day of FemRhet 2017! By Karrieann Soto Vega and Patricia Fancher The close knit community that the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Writing is stronger than ever. Throughout the day you could see people collaborating in dynamic and interactive panels, which contributed to building new relationships and strengthening old ones. […]

#FemRhet2017 Recap: Day 3

By Jennifer Burgess #Day 3 of #FemRhet2017 started off with another fantastic session of #FemRhetYoga. At 8 am, morning meetings and a workshop kicked off, offering attendees ample opportunity to engage with the conference theme of rhetorics rights(r)evolutions. Brenda Brueggeman, Jane Detweiler and Patti Wojahn led the Feminist Leadership Workshop (8 am – 11:15 am), […]

#FemRhet 2017 Recap: Day 2

By Sherita Roundtree and Laura Tetreault Day two of the 11th Biennial Feminisms and Rhetorics invited conference goers to begin their day with an early morning #FemRhetYoga session led by Sara Moseley, where “everybody & everybody” was welcome. A series of concurrent sessions in the morning led to three plenary sessions during lunch. The plenaries […]