The RWSA decided to go virtual, and the great pivot began.
Register by Sunday, May 9 for RWSA 2021!
The theme, “Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum,” emphasizes how conversations, relationships, and food shape rural communities. This theme allows for the consideration of the ways that gendered, sexual, ethnic, and racial identities affect personal power, class consciousness, individual choice, and community development. These subjects lend themselves to the exploration of rural activism, social justice, innovation, politics, business development, cultural expression, self-governance, and collective experiences — both historical and contemporary — locally and globally.
The Rural Women's Studies Association's triennial conference has gone virtual. Register today!
The 2021 RWSA Triennial Conference is going virtual. We are excited to host a virtual conference that allows for a more diverse range of participants.
Women, Gender and Sexuality at the Agricultural History Society’s 100th Anniversary Meeting The 100th anniversary meeting of the Agricultural History Society will be held June 5-8, 2019, in Washington, DC. The conference will address the theme of “Power in Agricultural History.” It will feature scholarship related to rural women and will host the Rural Women’s … Continue reading Women, Gender and Sexuality at the Agricultural History Society’s 100th Anniversary Meeting
What works would you add to our rural women's studies canon?
Kitchen Table Talk to Global Forum
How, Samson asks, can we see Bell’s McLennan’s life through her husband’s diary, a diary near completely devoid of her perspective?
RWSA blog editor Cynthia Prescott responds to reflections on her experiences in RWSA that she wrote for this blog following our last conference in 2015 and looks ahead to this year's conference