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Position Available: University of Richmond, Professor and Department Chair

Professor and Department Chair Department of Sociology and Anthropology University of Richmond, Arts & Sciences   The Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Richmond (UR) invites applications for the position of Department Chair to begin during the summer 2018. The successful candidate will have an outstanding record as a teacher-scholar in either […]

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Conference Call for Papers: The Intimate Life of Power

CALL FOR PAPERS From June 6 to 9, 2018 will take place in Bergamo (Italy) the 7th Conference of Ethnography and Qualitative Research. Pietro Saitta (University of Messina) solicits contributions, for the following workshop: The Intimate Life of Power The present call for papers solicits either ethnographic or qualitative contributions that deal with the theme […]

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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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CFP Committee on the Status of Ethnicity, Race, and Racism

Call by the ESS Committee on the Status of Ethnicity, Race, and Racism for a Paper Session Abstracts for the 2018 Eastern Sociological Society annual meetingConference Theme:  As Time Goes By: Social and Institutional ChangeThe ESS Committee on the Status of Ethnicity, Race, and Racism welcomes submissions for a Paper Session titled Navigating Race and […]

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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 Gender) 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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