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Sun Aug 14 2005

Confs: Discourse Analysis/English/Sydney, NSW, Australia

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        1.    Susan Thomas, What is the New Rhetoric? Conference

Message 1: What is the New Rhetoric? Conference
Date: 11-Aug-2005
From: Susan Thomas <susan.thomasarts.usyd.edu.au>
Subject: What is the New Rhetoric? Conference

What is the New Rhetoric? Conference
Short Title: WITNR

Date: 02-Sep-2005 - 03-Sep-2005
Location: Sydney, NSW, Australia
Contact: Susan Thomas
Contact Email: susan.thomasarts.usyd.edu.au
Meeting URL:

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis

Subject Language(s): English (ENG)

Meeting Description:

The Plain English Foundation and The University of Sydney invite you to the
first Australian conference on the New Rhetoric.

The rediscovery of rhetoric in recent decades has significantly affected
communication practices, language study and the scholarship of writing.

This conference will bring together Australian and international experts to
discuss the benefits of revisiting a classical art.

Featuring Professor Andrea Lunsford of Stanford University and Professor George
Pullman of Georgia State University, it will explore:
- new directions in the study and practice of rhetoric
- the New Rhetoric and new technologies
- the growing use of rhetoric in the teaching of writing and literature
- applying rhetoric to communication in the professions.

Date: 2-3 September 2005
Venue: Darlington Conference Centre
University of Sydney, Australia

Visit the website for registration and program details.

Register by 15 August for the earlybird discount.
Earlybird: Full $100 Concession: $50
Standard: Full $120 Concession: $60

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