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The RHCS curriculum analyzes and theorizes symbolic action across a variety of venues, including law, rhetoric, media, elective politics, history, resistance efforts, public memory, and relational dynamics.
Department News

Congratulations to this year's departmental award winners:

Academic Excellence Award: Meagan Benner
Research Excellence Award: Alex Duncan

Fiona Carmody, '11, will be attending the University of Michigan School of Law starting in fall 2015. Fiona has worked for two human rights non-government organizations since graduation and hopes to continue her work for human rights and social justice through the study and future practice of law.

Faculty Highlights

  • New Maurantonio Article

    Dr. Nicole Maurantonio recently published "Remembering Rodney King: Myth, Racial Reconciliation, and Civil Rights History" in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly

  • Mifsud publishes two new books

    Dr. Mari Lee Mifsud will publish A Revolution in Tropes: Alliosotrophic Rhetoric and Rhetoric and the Gift: Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Contemporary Communication. Both are due to be released in 2015.

  • Barney Publishes Book

    Timothy Barney's book, Mapping the Cold War: Cartography and the Framing of America's International Power will soon be published by UNC Press.

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Mailing Address:
Department of Rhetoric & Communication Studies
402-C Weinstein Hall
28 Westhampton Way
University of Richmond, VA 23173

Phone: (804) 289-8263
Fax: (804) 287-6496

Chair: Dr. Paul Achter
Administrative Coordinator: Robin Mundle