Rural History Roundtable Fall 2022 Speaker Series – University of Guelph

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The Rural History Roundtable is a speaker series that has been in operation since 2002. It hosts scholars of international repute and provides a venue for graduate students to present their latest research. It is vertically integrated, drawing into its fold undergraduates, graduates, post-docs, faculty, archivists, alumni, and other members of the public. 


  • Tuesday, October 4th, 4-5:30 pm EDT: “Poor Soils and Rich Folks: Tourism as Rural History” with Andrew Watson
  • Wednesday, October 19th, 4:30-6pm EDT: “Activating Ancestral Knowledge: To Restore Ecosystems During the Anthropocene” with S. Mehltretter, B. Luby, A. Bradford, and L. Legzdins
  • Wednesday, November 16th, 2:30-4pm EDT, “The 18-Hour Huckleberry Mousse: Creative Cooking in Rural North America” with Mary Murphy

The Fall 2022 Speaker Series will begin on 4 October. To register for Andrew Watson’s talk, “Poor Soils and Rich Folks: Tourism as Rural History,” please click on the link below. Once registered, you will receive a ticket via email. You do not need to click ‘sign into the event’ or create an Eventbrite account. Instead, closer to the talk date you will receive an email containing the details of the Zoom meeting and a Zoom link. We encourage you to register no later than 30 minutes before the presentation. 

University of Guelph Rural History Roundtable Fall 2022 Poster
Feature Image: Rural mail courier collecting mail, November 26, 1926. Credit: Post Office / Library and Archives Canada / PA-059976.
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