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Minutes of the Rural Women’s Studies Association (RWSA) Meeting, 2017

Rural Women’s Studies Association Breakfast Meeting at Ag History June 10, 2017 Minutes submitted by Pamela Riney-Kehrberg Call to order by Catharine Wilson.  Introductions. Announcement of Coming conference at Ohio University, hosted by Katherine Jellison. Approval of minutes from New York Ag History meeting. Presentation and approval of financial report […]

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June 20, 2017 at 12:57 pmUncategorized

Extended Proposal Deadline for 2018 RWSA Conference

The Rural Women’s Studies Association has extended the deadline for submitting paper and presentation proposals for its 2018 triennial meeting. The new deadline is June 15, 2017, and submissions can be made via the link below. The 2018 meeting will be taking place on the Ohio University campus in Athens, […]

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May 30, 2017 at 11:47 amUncategorized

Message from the Chair | History Spring Newsletter

Dr. Katherine Jellison

By Katherine Jellison Professor & Chair of History History Department June 2017 eNewsletter The History Department’s theme for academic year 2016-17 has been “Outreach,” as we have worked diligently to extend our educational mission beyond the formal classroom setting. August 2016 saw the launch of a new department-sponsored symposia series […]

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May 6, 2017 at 1:44 pmUncategorized

RWSA 2018 Call for Presentations & Papers

RWSA 2018 Call for Presentations & Papers Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making Rural Women’s Studies Association Triennial Conference Hosted by Ohio University, Athens, Ohio May 17-19, 2018 The theme, “Surviving and Thriving: Gender, Justice, Power, and Place Making,” emphasizes the role of gender in rural community […]

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April 21, 2017 at 4:08 pmUncategorized

CFP for RWSA Members

Representing Rural Women We cordially invite you to submit an abstract to a proposed collection of critical essays focused on historical and contemporary representations of rural women in North America. We are interested in a broad range of interdisciplinary topics and theoretical approaches that help provide new understandings of the […]

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February 17, 2017 at 5:32 pmUncategorized

From the Chair | Thanks to Alumni Who Visited This Semester!

Dr. Christine Mattley

Hello Sociology & Anthropology Bobcats and Friends, Welcome to our winter e-newsletter! We have had a busy semester and have been happy to see many of our alumni. We were excited to see alumni at our tailgate visitors on Oct. 8—check out the story in this newsletter. October was Archaeology […]

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December 2, 2016 at 11:44 amUncategorized

Climate Change and Lizards: Finding Food Could be Biggest Challenge

For lizards, responding to climate change isn’t just about temperature. It’s also about what happens to their food source. A warmer, drier climate could mean less food, and thus less energy, less activity, and less ability to adapt, say Ohio University researchers in their study of tree lizards. Graduate student […]

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October 27, 2016 at 7:19 pmUncategorized