Teaching Reflection: Women and Rural Life

Teaching Reflection: Women and Rural Life Cherisse Jones-Branch, Ph.D. Arkansas State University-Jonesboro   I have read substantially about women, agriculture, and rural life in the past few years.  For that reason, in fall 2015, I decided to teach a course on this very topic in spring 2016.  It simply made sense to me.  I teach … Continue reading Teaching Reflection: Women and Rural Life

Preparing for the 2018 Rural Women’s Studies Association Conference

Preparing for the 2018 Rural Women’s Studies Association Conference The next Rural Women’s Studies Association triennial conference will be held May 17-19, 2018, at Ohio University, in Athens, Ohio, USA.  In our last blog post, Cindy Prescott suggested several ways that you can help raise the visibility of rural women’s studies and the RWSA.  Today … Continue reading Preparing for the 2018 Rural Women’s Studies Association Conference

Looking Backward and Forward at Rural Women History

By Joan Jensen, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University It was the spring of 1977, and I was where I wanted to be. I was at a Land Grant University, teaching women’s history, and in my head a book on rural women was taking form. I had dropped out of the academic field, like many … Continue reading Looking Backward and Forward at Rural Women History