Founded in 1930, the Eastern Sociological Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting excellence in sociological scholarship and instruction. The ESS sponsors a professional journal, a four-day annual meeting in the spring, a newsletter, numerous award competitions, an employment service, and a mailing list.

ESS 2020 Call for Papers

Program Theme: Sociology as Science and Vocation: In the Era of National Populism

2020 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting
Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown
Philadelphia, PA
February 27 – March 1, 2020

The Eastern Sociological Society (ESS) calls for proposals for its 90th annual meeting, in Philadelphia, February 27 – March 1, 2020. While submissions bearing on the above program theme above are especially welcome, all topics of sociological significance will receive consideration. Formats for proposals are multiple and include:

  • Individual papers
  • Entire sessions on a particular topic
  • Workshops on innovative methods and techniques
  • Roundtable and poster session presentations
  • Author-meets-critics sessions
  • Mini-conferences (Must be fully constituted).

DEADLINES: All proposals, except mini-conferences, October 15, 2019. Mini-conferences, July 26th, 2019.

(Please go to http://www.essnet.org/ess-2010-miniconference-proposal/ to submit a Mini-Conference.)

To submit your proposal (other than a mini-conference) go to: https://www.meetingsavvy.org/ess/

  • Title of Mini-Conference
  • Organizer names and contact information
  • Brief description of questions and topics to guide the Mini-Conference
  • Rationale for the Mini-Conference: anticipated level of interest and participation; connection to the overall theme of the conference
  • We will try our best to accommodate any special considerations regarding space or time