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Abstracts on Globalization

*Mini-conference: Globalization in Uncertain Times* Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 22-25, 2018. Abstract deadline: October 15, 2017. It was only a few decades ago that globalization was held by many to be an inevitable, unstoppable force. Yet a series of political turmoil—from Brexit to Trump’s election victory—and the rise of nationalist, populist […]

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Fwd: Workshop on Advancing Teaching and Learning in Sociology

Advancing Teaching and Learning in Sociology Both Active Learning (e.g., activities, problem solving, discussion and debate, integration of technology, etc) and Discipline Based Education Research (i.e., discipline specific evidence based approaches to teaching and learning) have begun to gain popularity in higher education as these approaches have potential to improve student learning and, in some […]

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Fwd: Call for Submissions Carework

Call for Submissions :  Mini-conference on Carework The Carework Network is an international and interdisciplinary network of scholars studying the paid and unpaid labor of taking care of people. Over the past several years, we have sponsored a series of sessions at ESS on Care and Carework. We are now soliciting papers or fully-constituted panels […]

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Fwd: Digital Sociology Call for Abstracts and Panels

Mini-Conference on Digital Sociology Call for Abstracts Eastern Sociological Society Baltimore, February 22-25, 2018 Hyatt Regency Baltimore In keeping with the Eastern Sociological Society’s theme of “As Time Goes By: Social and Institutional Change” the Digital Sociology Mini-Conference seeks papers that address the intersection of time and the digital.  The mini-conference especially welcomes theoretical interrogations of […]

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CFP Committee on the Status of Minorities

Call by the ESS Committee on the Status of Minorities for a Paper Session Abstracts for the 2018 Eastern Sociological Society annual meeting Conference Theme:  As Time Goes By: Social and Institutional Change The ESS Committee on the Status of Minorities welcomes submissions for a Paper Session titled Navigating Race and Racism on Campus. We […]

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CFP Gender and the City Panel

Call for Papers: Gender and the City Eastern Sociological Society Meeting Baltimore, MD Feb. 22-25, 2018   Gender and the City (Panel Session Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women) Organizer: Meghan Rich and Simone Kolysh. This panel will engage contemporary sociological research on gender and the city. Participants will discuss 1. discrimination […]

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CFP Class and Culture

  Class and Culture: Cultural mechanisms that contribute to the maintenance and disruption of social inequality A Mini-conference at the Eastern Sociological Society’s Annual Meeting Baltimore, MD:  February 22-25, 2018 Mini-conference dates:  February 23-24, 2018 Co-organizers: Annette Lareau, University of Pennsylvania and Elliot Weininger, SUNY Brockport For this ESS mini-conference, we are inviting the submission […]

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CFP MiniConference Race Organizations and the Organizing Process

Mini-Conference: Race, Organizations, and the Organizing Process When researchers analyze race and organizations they primarily do so at the individual level. Sociological studies confirm that organizations produce inequality or systematic disparities between racial groups. In particular, all else being equal, Whites have far better experiences and outcomes with the organizations – firms, schools, hospitals, etc. […]

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CFP Miniconference on the Sociology of Reproduction

Call for Papers:  Mini-conference:  Sociology of Reproduction   The topic of reproduction is a thriving area of research in sociology.  Over the past several years, the Eastern Sociological Society has sponsored mini-conferences on the Sociology of Reproduction in conjunction with its annual meeting. Such sessions bring together scholars with a common area of research that […]

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CFP Opportunities in Retirement Network

REPORT ON ESS-ORN AND CALL FOR PAPERS/DISCUSSIONS OF ONGOING RESEARCH The Committee for Opportunities in Retirement Network (ESS-ORN) was formed in 2009 to learn about the interests/needs of ESS members who are retired or contemplating retirement, to represent and further their interests in the ESS, and to serve as a resource for those who are contemplating retirement.  It provides a means for maintaining and furthering […]

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