Program Errata

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  • August 1, 2013 at 4:00 pm
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    Room Changes

    Session 39- Conference Room F, Lower Lobby
    Session 40- Conference Room J, Lower Lobby
    Session 52- Conference Room F, Lower Lobby
    Session 51- Conference Room H, Lower Lobby
    Awards Luncheon- Metropolitan West Ballroom
    Authors of New Books Reception – Central Park West, 2nd Floor
    Diversity Mixer and Silent Auction– Central Park West, 2nd Floor
    2014 Council Meeting (2-5pm on the 9th)- Empire West Ballroom

    The following meetings have moved to Friday morning at 7:00.

    SAFRIG, Conference Room E

    Natural Resources RIG, Conference Room C

    Teaching and Curriculum RIG, Conference K

    Education and Work RIG,  Conference Room F


    Cancelled Papers

    Wednesday, 10:00am Session: 9
    Paper: Just another asset class?: Neoliberalism, finance and the construction of farmland investment
    Author(s): Madeleine Fairbairn

    Wednesday, 3:15pm Session: 13
    Paper: Go Back to Texas, Gas Bastards! Managing Stigma Associated with Marcellus Shale Employment”
    Author: Matthew R. Filteau

    Thursday, 8:15am Session: 26
    Paper: Domestic and International Contexts for Educational Attainment in Rural Areas
    Author(s): Marry Ann Demi

    Thursday, 8:15am Session: 21
    Paper: Household Economic Strategies during Times of Economic Hardship: A Study of Shifting Practices and Attitudes across Two Economic Crises
    Author: Bronwen Dromey and Brady A. Currit

    Thursday, 3:15pm Session: Online and Blended Education
    Paper: A Comparison of Conventional, Service and Online Courses in Social Inequalities
    Author(s): Shaunna L. Scott, Grace E. Cale, and Andrew A. Cooper

    Thursday, 3:15pm Session: 35
    Paper: Identity Contained: Cultivating the moral world of sustainable agriculture
    Author: Katrina Q King

    Friday, 8:15am Session: 42
    Paper: Disaster Resilient Rural Communities: Perceptions of Collective Efficacy Following Two Rural Mountain Disaster Events
    Author(s): Jeannette Sutton, Charles Benight, Kotaro Shoji, and Britta Johnson

    Friday, 8:15am Session: 46
    Paper: Community water system governance in Honduras
    Author(s): Maren Hill

    Friday, 12:45pm Session 58: Developments in the Science of Climate Change
    Paper: Communication climate science:  Climatologists’ perceived roles in society
    Author(s): Adam K. Wilke, Iowa State University and Lois W. Morton, Iowa State University

    Paper: Food Shopping in a Small Midwestern Town: Factors that Relate to In Town Shipping
    Author(s): Mary Grigsby

    Jeannette Sutton will not be attending the meetings this year, and all of her related papers and presentations will be withdrawn

    Thursday, 3:15-4:45 session on “Online and Blended Education,” Shaunna L. Scott has withdrawn her paper, co-authored with Grace Cale and Andrew Cooper. Shaunna will also be unable to moderate the Fri, 10 AM session on “The Politics of Climate Change.”


    Paper Title Changes

    Friday, 8:15am to 9:45am,

    Session: 45 – Standards and Geographic Indicators as Drivers of Agrifood Systems II

    Paper: Title “Childhood Obesity and Environment: Food Access in Urban and Rural North Carolina Counties,” is incorrect. The correct title should be, “Farmer Identity in the U.S. Cornbelt,” by Jean M. McGuire, Iowa State University; Lois W. Morton, Iowa State University; and, J. Gordon Arbuckle, Iowa State University


    Other Changes

    August 6, 10-11:30 time frame, “Rural Work I: Structural Contexts for Rural Employment and Community Development.” Kelley Russell-DuVarney will not be chairing this session.

    Sessions 36 and 39 are duplicates in the program

    Session 35 (Intersections of Community, Food, and Agriculture) Cancelled

    Time: Thursday, 3:15pm – 4:45pm

    Moved Paper.
    From Session 35 to Session 37
    Time: Thursday, 3:15pm – 4:45pm
    Session: Poverty, Sustainability, and Food Systems
    Paper: Food Deserts, Barriers to Food Security, and Stress in an Urban Neighborhood
    Author(s): Jessica A. Crowe, Southern Illinois University; Constance Lacy,
    University of North Texas-Dallas; and Yolanda Columbus, University of North Texas-Dallas