New Voices in Rural Geography I: Local community engagement across rural spaces

Type: Virtual Paper
Theme: Rural Geography Specialty Group Curated Track
Sponsor Groups: Rural Geography Specialty Group
Poster #:
Day: 4/8/2021
Start / End Time: 9:35 AM / 10:50 AM (PDT)
Room: Virtual 4
Organizers: Kelli Roemer, Carissa Dowden
Chairs: Kelli Roemer

Call for Submissions

The Rural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers seeks papers from undergraduate and graduate students, junior faculty, and researchers new to topics in the field of rural geography to include in one or more New Voices in Rural Geography paper sessions for the 2021 meeting in Seattle, Washington. New Voices in Rural Geography paper sessions offer the opportunity for students, junior faculty, and those new to research topics in rural geography to present their work and receive feedback from knowledgeable people in the field and members active within the specialty group. The Rural Geography Specialty Group (RGSG) promotes research and education related to contemporary rural landscapes, societies, and economies in the developed and developing world. Specialty group members conduct research across an array of topics, including agriculture; land use; environmental governance; population; rural health, crime, and poverty; food systems; indigenous peoples; and rural restructuring processes.


Description

The Rural Geography Specialty Group of the American Association of Geographers seeks papers from undergraduate and graduate students, junior faculty, and researchers new to topics in the field of rural geography to include in one or more New Voices in Rural Geography paper sessions for the 2021 meeting in Seattle, Washington. New Voices in Rural Geography paper sessions offer the opportunity for students, junior faculty, and those new to research topics in rural geography to present their work and receive feedback from knowledgeable people in the field and members active within the specialty group. The Rural Geography Specialty Group (RGSG) promotes research and education related to contemporary rural landscapes, societies, and economies in the developed and developing world. Specialty group members conduct research across an array of topics, including agriculture; land use; environmental governance; population; rural health, crime, and poverty; food systems; indigenous peoples; and rural restructuring processes.


Agenda

Type Details Minutes Start Time
Presenter Hailee Nolte*, , Erin C Kelly, Dept. of Forestry and Wildland Resources, Humboldt State University, “Alone on the range? How ranchers of the New American West are maintaining and rebuilding community connections.” 15 9:35 AM
Presenter Emanuele Amo*, Aberystwyth University, The Slow Food Movement and the Terra Madre Project: food sovereignty and translocal assemblages 15 9:50 AM
Presenter Franziska Lengerer*, Thünen Institute of Rural Studies, Residential histories and practices of community participation of older residents in remote rural villages in Lower Saxony (Germany) 15 10:05 AM
Presenter Madeleine Wagner*, Heidelberg University, Christoph Mager*, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Geographies of everyday cultural (in)justice: mapping cultural infrastructures in rural areas in Germany 15 10:20 AM

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