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Summer 2023


"When we proposed this special issue, we sought to illuminate the conceptual and embodied contact zones we discuss above. Tensions that, for us, were centered by scholars and attendees who participated in any of the three CCCC Feminist Workshop between 2021-2023 when the majority of the editors of this special issue co-chaired. During that time frame, CCCC’s shifted from in-person to fully online to hybrid due to COVID-19 and attempted to move toward more national and international attendance inclusivity. With this organizational backdrop, it was during the 2021 CCCC Feminist Workshop that we grappled with coalition as a commonplace."


This article is the editors' introduction to Peitho: Journal of the Coalition of Feminist Scholars in the History of Rhetoric , volume 25, issue 4, in summer 2023.

This scholarship is part of the Chapman University COVID-19 Archives.


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