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 Miniconferences

The 2020 ESS Program Organizing Committee invites proposals for Mini-Conferences. This year’s theme is:  Sociology as Science and Vocation: In the Era of National Populism.    Due to both the exceptional quality and the large number of mini-conference proposals submitted in past years, we must limit our consideration to proposals whichare fully constituted and include

  • 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

Please submit proposals by July 9th, 2019 to: