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
The Rural Women's Studies Association's 13th Triennial Conference is fast approaching. It will be held May 16-19, 2018, with optional pre- and post-conference tours on May 16 and 20. We hope that you will join us at Ohio University in Athens, Ohio, for this interdiciplinary gathering of scholars, activists, and others interested in rural women past and present. To whet your appetite, we are posting the conference program here.
Querying the boundaries of natural, rural, urban, and suburban spaces, and the complex interrelationships between traveling and living in the twentieth-century American West.
Perhaps organizations like the RWSA should look to the public history field for guidance [on how to] overcome the town-gown barriers.
The essays in this volume profile women whose work was embedded in specific national contexts and together they form a collective biography of women who graduated into a world that was not always prepared to welcome them into the public life that professions demanded.