Our Mission

The Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric and Composition is a learned society composed of scholars who are committed to feminist research throughout the history of rhetoric and composition. The Coalition promotes and fosters collaboration and communication among scholars in the following areas:

  1. the advancements of research throughout the history of rhetoric and composition;
  2. the education of women faculty and graduate students in the politics of the profession.

It aims to be a dynamic, intellectually challenging, and professionally nurturing space for teachers and scholars who are committed to defining or redefining what it means to do feminist historical work on topics and methodologies as wide ranging as pedagogical history to archival theory to embodiment in digital spaces.