Peitho Journal

Peitho is the peer-reviewed journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition.

Published quarterly, Peitho seeks to encourage, advance, and publish original research in the history of rhetoric and composition.

We invite article-length submissions on a wide range of topics related to feminist theories and gendered practices.

We also invite shorter submissions for “Recoveries and Reconsiderations,” an annual forum for sharing innovative perspectives on existing feminist work, as well an incubator for new feminist research projects.

Volume 24 Issue 2, Winter 2022

Editor: Rebecca Dingo, Clancy Ratliff
Associate Editor: Temptaous McKoy
Editorial Assistant: Ashley Canter, Stacy Earp, Stacie Klinowski
Web Coordinator: Kelli Lycke
Cover Art: bell hooks by Angélica Becerra. Her art is available for purchase here:


In Memoriam: Bell Hooks

Remembering bell
Libby Falk Jones
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Meredith McKinnie
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Elizabeth J. Fleitz
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Book Reviews


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Editors: Rebecca Dingo, University of Massachusetts & Clancy Ratliff, University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Associate Editor: Temptaous McKoy, Bowie State University

Editorial Assistants: Ashley Canter, University of Massachusetts; Stacy Earp, Bowie State University; Stacie Klinowski, University of Massachusetts

Web Coordinator: Kelli Lycke Martin, University of Arizona


Peitho manuscript submissions are managed through Submittable. Please read our submissions guidelines and use the link at the bottom of the guidelines to submit your manuscript.