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Special Events & Field Trips

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  • June 12, 2013 at 4:45 pm

76th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society “An Injury to One is an Injury to All: Resistance and Resiliency in an Age of Retrenchment” August 6-9th, 2013 at the Sheraton Towers, New York City, New York (same hotel as ASA) Tuesday August 6th 2013 Sociology of Agriculture & Food RIG (SAFRIG) Mini-conference SAFRIG Field [...]

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Preliminary Program

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  • June 11, 2013 at 8:28 pm

Program available to view, click here. Please review your session time and date. If there are any corrections to be made or if you have any questions, please email the Business Office at rural_sociology@byu.edu Event details listed below, are available on the preliminary program. Tuesday August 6th 2013 8:15am – 12:30pm Tour 1: Immigrant Foodways [...]

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Things To Do in NYC

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  • May 11, 2013 at 6:04 am

 Film Forum’s Son of Summer Festival of Fantasy, Horror and Science Fiction Fri Aug 9 – Thu Sept 5: The venerable downtown movie house is reviving its cinematic salute to creepy, geeky fare for the first time in 17 years. Expect a few new prints and celeb appearances (both TBA at press time) at the [...]

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Hyatt Boycott Information

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  • April 1, 2013 at 6:51 pm

Info for RSS Members on the Hyatt Boycott Dear RSS Members: At the February meetings of the RSS Executive Committee and RSS Council, the issue of our contracts with Hyatt properties was thoroughly reviewed.  The RSS Executive Committee and the RSS Council passed the following motions: (Details of the RSS Council discussion are contained in [...]

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Booking a Room

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  • February 6, 2013 at 5:45 pm

To book a room for Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel, click here. If you have any questions or concerns, contact the RSS Business Office at rural_sociology@byu.edu.

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Diversity Travel Grants

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  • February 4, 2013 at 7:43 pm

Diversity Travel grants of up to $750 per person will be awarded to 1) help defray the costs of attending the annual Rural Sociological Society (RSS) meeting and 2) cover the cost of one year membership. Applicants may be either faculty or students from under-represented minority groups within RSS (i.e. African American, Asian-Americans, Latino/a, American [...]

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Abstract Submissions

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  • January 16, 2013 at 6:04 pm

Guidelines: Main text should be a maximum 250 words (approx 2000 characters). Please separate paragraphs with a blank line. Do not indent the first line of each paragraph. The abstract title is a maximum of 250 chars. (approx. 25 words) Use upper case for only the first letter of the title, proper nouns and acronyms. [...]

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International Participants

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  • September 10, 2012 at 10:38 pm

Current International Participants: Kalyan Ghadei, India, Banaras Hindu University A Special Thanks to All of Our International Presenters! Yuh-Yuh Li: Taiwan National Sun Tat-Sen University Iba Haruhiko: Japan Kobe University Elizabeth L. Jackson: United Kingdom Newcastle University Magsi Habibullah: France AgroParis Tech and Sindh Agriculture University Tandojam (Pakistan) Pollini Jacques: Germany University of Hamburg

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Jim Hightower Address

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  • August 21, 2012 at 7:11 pm

A special thanks to Jim Hightower for giving us the privilege of having him as our keynote speaker for out 75th Annual Meeting! To view a brief video of his address, see below. View an article written by one of our attendees, Texas wisdom: Big hat, big mouth, a lot of plain speaking

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2013 Annual Meeting Theme

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  • August 6, 2012 at 7:52 pm

The theme of the 2013 Meetings calls attention to the rural roots of solidarity and change in the context of global restructuring and political retrenchment. What can we learn from the struggles of rural peoples? How can we assist in the construction of local alternatives to the global that revitalize networks and enhance community and [...]

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