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Post FemRhet musings

Greetings all, Now that we’ve had a few days at home to recover from yet another fabulous Feminisms and Rhetorics, I wanted to write to you as the President to address some comments and concerns that came up before the conference started, including the registration cost.  Many of you commented that you are concerned with […]

C’s and the Coalition

As most of you know, the Executive Committee of CCCC has made the decision to keep the annual conference in Kansas City, Missouri.  As you also know, the Coalition hosts their annual SIG on Wednesday night of the Cs.  The Coalition has been and remains committed to feminist principles and practices of social justice, and we work to […]

CFSHRC Statement on Antiracism and Nonviolence

Coalition and Community Members, The Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition bases its teaching, scholarship, and activism on feminist commitments to equality, education, and social justice. In light of recent events, including (but unfortunately not limited to) the incidents leading up to the NAACP travel ban for Missouri and the […]

Changing the Landscape: Feminist Rhetorical Practices: New Horizons for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies Five Years Later

Five years ago, Gesa Kirsch and Jacqueline Jones Royster published Feminist Rhetorical Practices:  New Horizons for Rhetoric, Composition, and Literacy Studies.  Met with much critical acclaim, Feminist Rhetorical Practices offered historians of rhetoric and composition a way to read, interpret, and analyze historical texts through the lenses of social circulation, critical imagination, strategic contemplation, and […]

Feminisms and Rhetorics 2017: Call for Reviewers

The site host committee at the University of Dayton invites scholars to review paper and panel proposals for the 2017 Feminisms and Rhetorics Conference.  Reviewers will be responsible for: evaluating the potential quality of conference papers, panels, roundtables, and other presentations; evaluating the relevance of the proposed work according to the conference themes; and should […]

Become the Next Web Coordinator for the CFSHRC

The Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Composition and Rhetoric seeks its next Web Coordinator to maintain, monitor, and update the organization’s website. The Web Coordinator typically collaborates with CFSHRC Executive and Advisory Board members as needed. Approximate time on task averages 5-10 hours per month, with some periods of the year being […]

With Our New Name, We’ve Refocused Our Mission

When the Coalition was first formed in 1989, our organization was one of the few places that women in the field, especially those doing historical work, could gather to mentor and be mentored, to create and join in community.  When the group created the initial bylaws, these bylaws represented this initial formation—women gathering to do […]

CCCC 2016 Advisory Board Meeting + Performing Feminist Action

Next week, many of us will gather for the CWSHRC’s annual business meeting in Houston, TX, held in advance of the 67th annual Conference on College Composition and Communication. The full Advisory Board (active and ex officio members) will be in attendance at this meeting, as well as some members of the Mission Articulation Task […]