The second WSRS Rhetoric Reading Group meeting of the academic year will take place at 3 PM, Friday, 12 November. The location will be The Motor City Brewing Works (470 W. Canfield Street). Our text will be Pat Gehrke’s The Ethics and Politics of Speech: Rhetoric and Communication in the Twentieth Century (Southern Illinois UP, 2009).
The Program will be represented at the University of Louisville’s 2010 Thomas R. Watson Conference in Rhetoric and Composition by GTA and PhD candidate Clay Walker, who will present a paper entitled “Discursive Readiness Potential: Theorizing Agency’s Affects” as part of the “Agency, Resistance, Indigeneity: Redefining Subject and Sovereignty” panel on Thursday, October 14, as well as by faculty member Jeff Pruchnic, who will present a talk entitled “Homo Rhetoricus” as part of the “Common, Kairos, Power” panel taking place the same day.
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