Putting Women in a Man’s World: Making a Conscious Effort to Include Women in Museum Exhibits Leah Tookey, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum History museums are created to tell a certain story about a place, a time, a people, or a way of life. How we tell that story determines whether or not we … Continue reading Putting Women in a Man’s World: Making a Conscious Effort to Include Women in Museum Exhibits
Editor's Note: This post is the first in a new series featuring abstracts for past and upcoming conference presentations. Publishing abstracts on this blog enables us to share ongoing research far beyond the boundaries of the conferences at which these presentations are given. If you find an abstract interesting, we encourage you to contact the … Continue reading The Charreada in the U.S.: A National Sport in Another Nation
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All pioneer monuments are not created equal.
Did You Miss Us? Did you notice that we missed our last bi-weekly post? The Rural Women's Studies blog team works hard to recruit contributions from a wide range of people interested in Rural Women's Studies. Unfortunately, it seems that we're all too busy researching and serving rural women to write about those experiences for this blog. … Continue reading Did You Miss Us?
All too often, Rural Women’s Studies are marginalized within more established disciplines and research areas.
The Rural Women's Studies Association and this Rural Women's Studies blog seek to highlight both research and activism related to rural women around the world. This week, instead of our typical blog post, we have chosen to highlight an upcoming campaign that seeks to promote local activism around the globe to focus on empowering rural women … Continue reading 17 Days of Activism for the Empowerment of Rural Women and their Communities
Harriette E. Cushman: A New Woman Amy L. McKinney My first experience with the RWSA was at the 2012 conference in Fredericton, New Brunswick. Joan Jensen was on my dissertation defense committee the year before and visited with me about the conference, asking if I would be interested in being on a panel with … Continue reading Harriette E. Cushman: A New Woman
When we include the native women, the Tejanas, the Germans, and the many women of multiple nationalities who migrated to rural areas to stand by their men, or to stand without a man, how does that revise the perception of male Anglo-dominated glory and legendary heroes?
This week we highlight other blogs that document the history of rural women. We welcome additions to this list and invite suggestions for a future listing of blogs and websites devoted to contemporary activism.