Rural Women's Studies Association 14th Triennial Conference | College of Arts

Rural Women's Studies Association 14th Triennial Conference

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This is a virual conference. More details to follow.

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From May 11 to 15, 2021, the RWSA is hosting their 14th Triennial Conference, Kitchen Table Talk To Global Forum Virtual Conference at the University of Guelph.

The RWSA is an international association to advance rural women’s / gender studies in a historical perspective. We welcome public historians, archivists, graduate students, rural organizations and communities as conference participants, as well as scholars from diverse fields, including sociology, anthropology, literature, Indigenous Studies, and history. 

We encourage submissions focusing on:

  • Rural women and mental health
  • Rural women and food justice
  • Indigenous women
  • Rural women and food tourism
  • Rural women and technological and biological innovation
  • Food production, preparation, rituals, hospitality, etiquette and display
  • Table talk issues concerning family, community, politics, legislation, and markets

For more information, please contact Catharine Wilson at

Proposals due on: September 30, 2020

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