Monday, April 05, 2010


July 10th 2010, at Newcastle University
Organised for the International Society for the History of Rhetoric

11.00-11.30 coffee
11.30-12.15 Mike Edwards (Institute of Classical Studies, editor of Rhetorica), 'The new Hyperides'
12.15-1.00 Jakob Wisse (Newcastle University), 'The limits of (ancient) rhetoric: some thoughts about rhetoric, literature and society'

1.00-2.30 lunch

2.30-3.15 Peter Mack (Warwick), 'Narrative and argument in Renaissance rhetoric'
3.15-4.00 Alison Thorne (Strathclyde), 'The rhetoric of supplication: ethos, pathos and the logic of identification'

4.00-5.00 coffee and roundtable discussion.

If you are interested in finding out what's new in the field of the history of rhetoric please, or talking with colleagues about all things rhetorical, please do join us for the day. Any enquiries: contact


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