Reintroducing ISHR’s Event Support Grants

Before COVID-19, it had been the practice of ISHR to offer financial support for small, in-person, history-of-rhetoric events organized by ISHR members. We hereby resume that practice and expand it to include digital and hybrid events.


ISHR 2024 Call for Papers Now Open!

As many of you know, the paper deadline for ISHR is quite early, this June for next year’s July conference: there are many things that have to be got into place in the meantime, international travel, funding to be applied for, invitations to be sent out, etc. So it’s important to get the paper proposals in by June a year ahead of time. You have three months.


ISHR Mourns the Passing of Craig Kallendorf

Craig KallendorfISHR mourns the passing of Craig Kallendorf, a past editor of Rhetorica (1992-1997) and co-editor, with Laurent Pernot of the ISHR/Brill series International Studies in the History of Rhetoric.


ISHR - Dr. James J. Murphy

With great sadness I inform you of the passing of James J. - Jerry - Murphy in the morning of 24 December, at the age of 98. Jerry’s name is a household word for several generations of scholars in the history of rhetoric, and he was a dear friend of many of them.


Prize Winners


E-book Release

Rhetoric of South America (eds, María Alejandra Vitale & Philippe-Joseph Salazar), a special issue of African Yearbook of Rhetoric 4.2-3.