Session Information

Description: This session aims to determine whether and how concepts of the human remain viable in the wake of posthumanist rhetorical theory, which has critiqued the Western rhetorical tradition’s emphasis on human agency.


John L. Schilb, Indiana U, Bloomington


Steven Mailloux, Loyola Marymount U

Michelle Ballif, U of Georgia

Kurt Spellmeyer, Rutgers U, New Brunswick

Deborah H. Holdstein, Columbia C, IL

Bonnie Lenore Kyburz, Lewis U

Diane Davis, U of Texas, Austin

Ira Allen, Northern Arizona U