The conference explores the origins of the field, its cultural context and changes throughout the 20th century, and its re-emergence as a field prepared to address the crises facing today's families. Scholars from history, women's studies, and family and consumer sciences will address gender and racial issues, academic programs, career paths, and how the core concepts in the history of home economics provide imperatives for the future.
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Library/University of Georgia Libraries.
New scholarship presented at this multi-disciplinary conference will explore the cultural influences that shaped the field of study and the profession. Through the lens of historians, family and consumer sciences, and women's studies scholars past challenges and future imperatives related
February 27-28, 2012
The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education & Hotel
1197 South Lumpkin Street
Athens, Georgia 30602
Registration on/before 1/25/12 - $105
Registration after 1/25/12 - $125
Student Registration - $45
- Go to www.georgiacenter.uga.edu/home-economics
- Click: "Home Economics: Classroom, Corporate, and Cultural Interpretations Revisited" under February 2012 Conferences
- Click: REGISTER NOW and complete the on-line form
* To Register by Phone: Call 706-542-3537 or 800-811-6640
* Hotel reservations may be made during the conference registration process
- Conference Schedule and Topics
- The Who's Who
- Opportunity for Emerging Scholars
Current doctoral students, junior faculty, and independent scholars interested in attending, have the opportunity to be awarded an Emerging Scholar Fellowship. The fellowship may help to off-set costs related to the conference. Interested applicants should refer to the application page.