Fall Wine and Cheese Social

  Wednesday, Sept. 12. 6-8 p.m.
Where:  Centre Furnace Mansion, 1001 East College Avenue
With a presentation by Dr. Ann Tickamyer:   "Gendered Lives and Livelihood: Women's Empowerment in Appalachia and Indonesia."

Ann R. Tickamyer, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, is Professor of Rural Sociology, Sociology, and Women’s Studies, and Head of the Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education in the College of Agricultural Sciences at the Pennsylvania State University.  Previously, she was a professor at Ohio University and at the University of Kentucky.  She is a past president of the Rural Sociological Society and a past editor of its flagship journal, Rural Sociology. Her research focuses on rural poverty and inequality, gender, work, and development, and social welfare provision in the United States and Indonesia. She has published numerous journal articles, and four books, most recently: Ann R. Tickamyer and Siti Kusujiarti, Power, Change, and Gender Relations in Rural Java: A Tale of Two Villages. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2012 and Kristin E. Smith and Ann R. Tickamyer (eds.), Economic Restructuring and Family Well-Being in Rural America. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 2011. She has contributed to numerous task forces and white papers on the state of women and families in rural America, most recently as a contributor to Challenge 7 “Strengthen Individual, Family and Community Development and Resilience” in A Science Roadmap for Food and Agriculture.

 And, an opportunity to tour Centre Furnace Mansion!
Free and Open to the Public, please RSVP below

RSVP to UNA Centre County Wine and Cheese Social