In Heartland, Smarsh eloquently unpacks the harsh realities of the working poor in places that are simultaneously celebrated as the nation’s “heartland” and mocked as being part of the “great flyover.”
What works would you add to our rural women's studies canon?
International collaborations are very fruitful...offering new viewpoints on crucial questions about the present as well as the past.
Changing perceptions of rural women require different research strategies.
Feminism, food, and fun made "Tamale Making and Storytelling" one of the most productive academic panels Salmanson has ever attended.
"[T]he modern nation-state is founded on s*&t, which seems only appropriate given the damage that nationalism has done to people and planet."
Marie Wilson rejected the rigid world of the plantation and embraced an unorthodox and worldly lifestyle.
Civic responsibility combined with wartime nativist hysteria to give midwestern women the right to vote.
Extension Service topic specialist Harriette Cushman oversaw a multi-faceted poultry program. She loved her job, but writing poetry was her passion.
After the Second World War, the development of agribusiness exploded with unprecedented ferocity. Out of all of the changes that agribusinesses attempted to impress upon farming communities, a reorientation of gender roles may be the most profound.