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CFP: Southern Rural Sociological Association 46th Annual Meeting(2014-10-03)

125th Anniversary of the Second Morrill Act: 1890 – 2015 “Southern Rural Sociology: A Catalyst for 1890 Partnerships to Address an Underserved South”
The 46th Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological
Association (SRSA) will be held concurrently with the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS)
January 31 – February 3, 2015 in Atlanta, Georgia

Rural sociologists, sociologists, practitioners, agricultural and
resource economists, rural and regional development specialists,
extension specialists, natural resource and environmental specialists, anthropologists, agricultural historians and other professionals whose research has implications for rural life and rural communities are invited to participate. There is a special 125th anniversary call for presentations that address various partnerships with the 1890 Institutions including 1862s, CBOs, USDA and other organizations. Focus can include policy, research and outreach activities and their impact on Southern agriculture and rural communities. Paper, poster, and panel submissions are welcome.

For further details and updates on invited workshops and plenary sessions, please check the SRSA website:

http://www.ag.auburn.edu/auxiliary/srsa/SRSA.htm

Persons wishing to participate in the 2015 meeting are invited to submit (via email) an abstract of 150 words to the Program Chair
by Friday, October 31, 2014.

For more information, please contact:
Douglas Clayton Smith
Department of Sociology
Western Kentucky University
1906 College Heights Blvd. #11057
Bowling Green, KY 42101-1057
Ph: (270) 745-3750
Fax: (270) 745-6493
E-mail: Douglas.Smith@wku.edu

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