ICRPS 2018 – Day 8 – July 2

TU to ATL “Daycation” Written by: Lindsey Lunsford and Stephen Penner Reflecting on our journey from Tuskegee to Atlanta, the dominant narrative of the rural to urban divide weighed heavy.  People and place-based concepts would weigh heavy on the group.  Coming in from the rural- Tuskegee population of 8,722 with a density of 532/mi² compared Read More …

ICRPS 2018 – Day 7 – July 1

Written by: Ana Paola Balcazar Quinones &Gilbert Adjoyi Day seven is student’s free day and students were free to do whatever they wanted while the faculty had a meeting and dinner. Some of the students arranged and visited Shady Grove Road Blueberry Farm to help to the owner Mrs. Josie Gbadamosi, a retired nurse, who migrated Read More …

ICRPS 2018 – Day 2 – June 26

The History of Tuskegee, Macon County Al By Kara Woods and Emily Piontek We started the second day of the conference by learning about different research methods. Going from general to specific, we discussed the universal linguistic relationships found in classifying natural observations within ethnoscience: taxonomy, patronomy, and queuing. After, more specific research methods were Read More …

ICRPS 2018 – Day 1 – June 25, 2018

Written by: Donna Davis, University of Missouri The 15th Annual International Comparative Rural Policy Studies (ICRPS) Summer Institute has started and everyone would agree hosted by a very accommodating, gracious, and friendly Tuskegee University faculty and campus student body. The theme this year ‘Social Justice, Rural and Natural Resource Policy’ follows ICRPS with the focus Read More …