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The Burn and the Glow: Writing the Honest Appalachia

I want to portray the Appalachian woman in all her complexity–her toughness, resilience, and intelligence–while also admitting that sometimes the Appalachian woman–like all women–makes bad choices, lives a hard life, sacrifices in ways both small and profound for her family. Continue reading

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Cowgirls and the Discourses of Patriarchy and Feminism in Country/Western Music

Connecting the cultural significance of cowgirls with an analysis of country music history. Continue reading

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Pioneer Mother Monuments and the All-American Family

In the months leading up to the “Big Berks” conference, we will be highlighting research on rural women that will be presented at that conference. This week, we share an abstract from a session focused on rural women, “The Rural Imaginary in Popular Culture.” Continue reading

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In Our Own Words: Native Impressions

In Our Own Words: Native Impressions Lucy Ganje, Professor, Art/Graphic Design, University of North Dakota Kim Fink, Professor, Art/Printmaking, University of North Dakota Daniel Heyman, Professor, Painting/Printmaking, Rhode Island School of Design & Princeton University. Three artists combined oral history … Continue reading

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