RURAL WOMEN'S STUDIES ASSOCIATION CFP DEADLINE EXTENDED!
It's still not too late to propose a presentation or paper for next year's triennial 2018 Rural Women's Studies Association conference (to be held at Ohio University, May 17-19, 2018.) The deadline for submissions has been extended to June 15, 2017! See below for further information about the conference and the submission process.
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
I'm investigating the breeding of fertilizer-intensive hybrid corn in the 1950s in the US. Two questions:
One source (Steele 1978, "The hybrid corn industry in the United States") says by 1955 some hybrids were being marketed as especially bred for high plant densities. I need to track down this marketing material -- adverts, speeches, brochures, anything.
The Pacific Historical Review recently published the following article that may interest H-Rural list subscribers:
- ”Indian School, Company Town: Outing Workers from Sherman Institute at Fontana Farms Company, 1907-1930,” by Kevin Whalen
This article can be accessed via the following link: http://ucpressjournals.com/journal.php?j=phr.
Scholars, commentators, and political analysts are asked to submit proposals of 500 words or less outlining a proposed chapter for a volume on the history of Midwestern politics since 1945.
Boston Environmental History Seminar
The Boston Environmental History Seminar is an occasion for scholars as well as interested members of the public to discuss aspects of American environmental history from prehistory to the present day. Presenters come from a variety of disciplines including history, urban planning, and environmental management. Six to eight sessions take place annually during the academic year, and most focus on works in progress.
2018 Call for Papers
The Virginia Forum: March 15-17, 2018
Local History and Regional Identity
Founded in 2006, the Virginia Forum is an annual conference that brings together historians, teachers, writers, archivists, museum curators, historic site interpreters, librarians, and others engaged in the study and interpretation of Virginia history to share their knowledge, research, and experiences. Accordingly, the Forum is interdisciplinary in nature and welcomes proposals on all aspects of Virginia life, society, history, and culture.
The Encyclopedia of Hate: A Global Study of Social Enmity co-editors Dr.
CALL FOR PAPERS - EXTENDED DEADLINE MAY 1ST
Global Histories of Capital: New Perspectives on the Global South