CFP: Multimodal Rhetoric

The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics, 2016 inaugural issue
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The Journal of Multimodal Rhetorics invites scholarly essays for our inaugural issue. Proposed articles can focus on the multisensory aspects of rhetoric and persuasion within:

– Art and visual culture
– Digital media
– Material culture
– Video and tabletop games
– Music and film
– Performance studies
– Multimodal composition practices
– Multimodal pedagogies within classroom spaces
– Crafts, hacks, and DIY endeavors

In addition, we are interested in essays which theorize the epistemic relationship(s) between rhetoric and sensory perception/experience.

The journal welcomes both traditional written essays and multimedia submissions, including hyperlinked webtexts, videos, podcasts, and narrated slideshows. Essays should be received by November 1, 2015 in order to be considered for inclusion in the inaugural issue.


Suggested length: 3,500-5,000 words (longer pieces considered on a case-by-case basis)

Preferred editorial style: MLA

Number of copies required: 1 (by email)

Number of peer readers prior to publication: 2-3 (double-blind process)

Special submission requirements: Email your essay or files to as an attachment (traditional essays should be in Microsoft Word format). Articles should be free of identifying information, in order to facilitate anonymous review. In the body of your email, please list your name, institutional affiliation, and a brief (no more than 100-word) abstract of the project’s focus and primary claims. JOMR does not accept simultaneous submissions.

Unsure about whether your project fits? Our editorial team is happy to answer preliminary queries at Questions about potential book reviews can be routed to

For more information about the journal, visit

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