Co-Sponsored Conference

Life & Law in Rural America: Cows, Cars, and Criminals

March 25th through 26th, Bobst Center
Presenters:
Program in American Studies, Princeton African American Studies, and Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies

Friday, March 25

Registration: 1:30 – 1:45 pm

Panel 1: 2:00 – 3: 45 pm
“Violence & Resistance in Rural Communities”
Faculty Commentator – Beth Lew-Williams

Photography Exhibit Viewing: 4:00 – 4:30 pm
“America: When Capitalism Disowns”
Jeremiah Wilson

Keynote Address: 4:30 – 6:00 pm
“Why Rural? (or, On Being a Ruralist)”
Lisa Pruitt – University of California, Davis

Saturday, March 25

Panel 2: 9:00 – 10:45 am
“Local Government in Rural America”
Faculty Commentator – Carol Greenhouse

Panel 3: 11:00 – 12:45 pm
“Space Along the Rural-Urban Spectrum”
Faculty Commentator – Elsa Devienne

Panel 4: 2:00 – 3:45 pm
“Rural Labor & Immigration”
Faculty Commentator – Jarvis McInnis

Keynote Address: 4:00 – 5:30 pm
“American Pastoral: The Darkness of Rural Difference”
Angela Garcia – Stanford University

Visit the conference website for more information: https://princetonamsconference2016.wordpress.com

March 25, 2016 2:00 PM
March 26, 2016 12:00 AM
Bobst Center