I saw something of their lives in mine. I saw something of their origins in mine. Thus began my path as a historian.
RWSA endorses @AgHistorySoc statement on COVID-19 and Police Violence #COVID-19 #ruralwomen
Land is power.
How can we connect rural grocers and farmers to overcome food deserts?
In Missouri, rural women themselves played an important role in the suffrage movement.
Pike exemplifies the underexplored activism of Black rural Arkansas women.
Civic responsibility combined with wartime nativist hysteria to give midwestern women the right to vote.
Recent website posts highlighting the experiences of rural women.
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.
Even before the invention of social media networks, radical and lesbian feminists practiced exclusion within communities designed for “womyn-born women.”