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Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise

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  • March 18, 2014 at 1:00 pm

As part of our Annual Meeting in New Orleans, we would like to invite you to participate in the Steamboat Natchez Dinner Cruise! Enjoy the New Orleans skyline and the company of fellow RSS members. Some highlights include: Breathtaking view of the city Casual buffet-style dining Indoor and Outdoor seating Live jazz by the grammy [...]

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Call for Papers, Special Topic: Rurality as a Dimension of Environmental Injustice

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  • January 22, 2014 at 1:21 am

“Rurality as a Dimension of Environmental Injustice” 2014 Rural Sociological Society Annual Conference: “Equity, Democracy, and the Commons: Counter-Narratives for Rural Transformation.” Location: New Orleans, Roosevelt Waldorf Astoria Hotel Date: July 30th to August 3, 2014 Paper Abstracts due: March 3 Submission: Email abstracts (up to 300-words) to Loka Ashwood (ashwood@wisc.edu), and Kate Mactavish (kate.mactavish@oregonstate.edu) [...]

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2013 Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award

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  • August 17, 2013 at 5:31 pm

Congratulations to Larry Busch for receiving the 2013 Distinguished Rural Sociologist Award! This award is given to honor RSS members who have made superior career contributions to the field of rural sociology through research, teaching, extension, public service, and/or public policy. This video contains the acceptance speech by Larry Busch who was unable to join [...]

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2014 Program Chairs

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  • August 13, 2013 at 3:17 am

Program Chairs Scott R. Sanders Department of Sociology Brigham Young University 2036 JFSB Provo, UT 84602 801.422.5309 scott_sanders@byu.edu Spencer D. Wood Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work Kansas State University 204 Waters Hall Manhattan, KS 66506 785.532.7178 sdwood@ksu.edu

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2013 Annual Meeting Presentations

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  • August 13, 2013 at 3:00 am

RSS Presidential Address Michael Schulman – An Injury to One is an Injury to All Panel Presentations Kimura, Aya H. – Citizen science in the post 3.11 food politics Virtual Participant Presentations Fletes, Hector – Small farmers striving in a global agricultural region in Mexico: Resistances and local alternatives Gonnella, Marisa – Etapas históricas y [...]

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2013 RSS Endowment and Awards Recipients

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  • August 8, 2013 at 5:57 pm

Congratulations to our 2013 RSS Endowment and Awards Recipients! 2013 RSS Endowment and Awards Program Distinguished Service to Rural Life Purpose: To recognize a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the enhancement of rural life and rural people. Distinguished Rural Sociologist Purpose: To honor one or more RSS members who have made superior [...]

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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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