Call for Papers, 45th SRSA Meeting

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The 45th Annual Meeting of the Southern Rural Sociological Association (SRSA) will be held concurrently with the Southern Association of Agricultural Scientists (SAAS),

February 1 – 4, 2014 in Dallas, Texas

The theme of the 45th SRSA meeting is “Reimagining the Future of Agriculture: Building Knowledge for Sustainability and Resilience”

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. Paper, poster, and panel submissions are welcome. Please check the SRSA Web site for further details and updates on invited workshops and plenary sessions.

Persons wishing to participate in the 2014 meeting are invited to submit (preferably via email) an abstract of 150 words to the Program Chair by Thursday, October 31, 2013. For more information, please contact:

Kenneth L. Robinson
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
132 Brackett Hall
Clemson University
Clemson, SC 29634
Ph: (864) 656-1449 ⧫ Fax: (864) 656-1252

Southern Rural Sociological Association

Meeting Registration Information

The SRSA registration policy for the annual meeting is that all participants at the annual meeting must pay the registration fee either in advance or on-site. No exceptions.

The registration fee includes:

  • admission to all SRSA concurrent sessions, panel discussions, poster sessions, and keynote addresses
  • admission to the SRSA awards luncheon and Presidential address
  • a one-year membership to the Southern Rural Sociological Association
  • daily refreshments in the morning and afternoon.

Advanced Registration

Registration fees (paid before January 11, 2014)

SRSA fee SAAS fee Total fee

Professional member: $100 $60 $160
Retired member: $70 $60 $130
Student member: $60 $5 $65

On-site Registration
Registration fees (paid upon arrival at the meeting)
SRSA fee SAAS fee Total fee

Professional member: $140 $60 $200
Retired member: $110 $60 $170
Student member: $95 $5 $100

To register in advance, please complete and return the attached registration form.


NOTE: The registration form soon will be posted on the SRSA Web site.

Payment may be made to the SRSA by U.S. check or money order.

Cancellations of ‘advance registration’ will be refunded, less a $30 processing fee.