Whether you are a foodie or a gender or food studies researcher, you will find much to savor in this unique volume.
Backstories: The Kitchen Table Cookbook is the perfect amalgamation of scholarly articles juxtaposed with heartwarming family memories associated with particular foods, and yes, plenty of recipes.
The Farm Crisis of the 1980s was a time of upheaval in American agriculture, second only to the long depression of 1920-1940. The crisis affected many different facets of farm life, including farm women’s roles.
I didn’t know it then, but my research trajectory changed that day in 2012 when I happened upon Collier’s photos of my family.
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
Young Women's Diaries as Primary Sources for Rural Women's History Rachel Kleinschmidt My name is Rachel Kleinschmidt and I have been a member of the Rural Women's Studies Association (RWSA) since 2009. My work has focused on unmarried women in Midwestern agriculture throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. For this blog, I want to … Continue reading Young Women’s Diaries as Primary Sources for Rural Women’s History
Material cultural studies are necessary when telling the story of rural women’s lives.
The quilting bee continued to be a mainstay in many Canadian communities during WWI.
My current research project has been transformed by digital technologies.
I want to write a new kind of book – one that exists in a dynamic and living space, responsive to readers and as instructive in design as it is in content.