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.”
The Catholic Worker Farm in Tivoli functioned as a farm, House of Hospitality, Folk School, a place for silent retreats, and peace conferences.
How can Gender Studies majors learn about transgender history, rights, and activism beyond the college classroom? How can students apply their knowledge of feminist theory and methods to practical problems? What does being an ally and an activist look like? These are the questions we are asking and answering in creating a Transgender Studies internship program...
Perhaps organizations like the RWSA should look to the public history field for guidance [on how to] overcome the town-gown barriers.