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Third bulletin, February 16, 2012

This is the third bulletin of the fourth biennial Rhetoric in Society Conference to be held January 15-18, 2013 at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark.

With this bulletin, we want to alert you to the fact that it is now possible to submit proposals for the conference. You can read more about how to submit on the conference website:

We invite the following kinds of submissions:

  1. Panel proposals
    Proposals should include a 250 word abstract for each individual presentation. Proposals should be no more than 1250 words in total.

  2. Individual proposals
    Proposals should include a 250 word abstract. Individual papers will be grouped according to topic and/or theoretical approach by the conference planners.

  3. Special format proposals
    Special format proposals are meant to encourage panels that are unusual in format, especially those that invite the active participation of both presenters and audiences. The word limit is 350 words.

  4. Poster proposals
    A poster is a visual artefact of ‘poster’ size that represents a scholarly project on the conference theme in a visual/graphic manner.

You can read more about the conference theme and the different types of proposals accepted on the conference website:

Review Policy

Submissions for RiS4 will go through a blind review process.

Submissons should include:

  • A title
  • An indication of how the paper relates to the conference theme
  • A research question and/or overall argument of the paper
  • An indication of the theoretical framework
  • An indication of method and/or disciplinary approach
  • An indication of the paper’s theoretical, methodological and/or critical contribution

Please adhere to the space limitations:
Panel proposals: 1250 words; Individual proposals: 250 words; Special format proposals: 350 words; Poster proposals: 250 words.

Submissions should be in English only.

Deadline for proposals is March 1, 2012.

By mid-June you will be notified about whether your submission has been accepted.

Please forward this bulletin and the email address to friends and colleagues you think would be interested in joining the mailing list of the RiS4 conference.

We look forward to receiving your submission!

The conference planners

Mette Bengtsson, Mark Herron, Christian Kock, Rasmus Rønlev, and Lisa Villadsen