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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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CFP Military Sociology

We will again be organizing a mini-conference on Military Sociology for the Eastern Sociological Society’s Annual Meeting.   The 2018 meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Baltimore, MD, February 22-25, 2018 (mini-conference dates TBD).  This year’s conference theme is “As Time Goes By: Social and Institutional Change”.  We are seeking papers on military issues that may […]

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Undergraduate Information

Dear Colleagues Below is information about Undergraduate submissions — posters, of course, but also the special and time-sensitive process for paper submissions. This information can also be found on the Annual Meeting page of our website (http://essnet.org).  When you enter the ESS Portal to submit abstracts, you will be asked upfront whether or not you […]

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CSG Panel-Public Sociology

Activism, Community Engagement, and Public Sociology (Panel Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Gender) Summary: This panel session will explore current trends, issues, and advancements in the realm of public sociology, as well as the links between public sociology, activism, and community engagement. Panelists will discuss the various “publics” with which sociologists communicate and engage. […]

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CSW Panel on Teaching as Women and Trans Folks

    Teaching as Women and Trans Folks in the Era of Alternative Facts (Panel Session Sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women) Organizers: Dana Hysock Witham and Meghan Ashlin Rich This panel session will focus on the challenges that women and trans instructors face, particularly in their efforts to teach and engage […]

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ESS 2018 Call for Papers

Dear Colleagues Below is the 2018 ESS Annual Meeting Call for papers. You may log in to submit an abstract of no more than 250 words at www.meetingsavvy.org/ess When you click on the link you will be greeted by the entry to the ESS Portal. If you have been a member at some point in […]

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2017 Election Results 20172018 Officers

Please excuse the tardiness of this announcement — it was lost in the last minute flurry of meeting notices….   We welcome the new officers!  The full list of the 2017-2018 officers is added below the announcement 2017 ELECTION RESULTS John Torpey Nominations Committee Chair and ESS Past President President: Nazli Kibria, Boston University (2018-2019) […]

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Murals Tour Last Call

TOUR-ERS NEEDED!!!  REPLY BY Feb 9 In conjunction with the Murals Arts Philadelphia organization we have organized a private tour for ESS Annual Meeting attendees.  The trolley tour is a “combination tour,” which means they’ll show a sampling of the well-known murals around town as well as murals in their “Porchlight Series,” which consists of murals […]

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Reserve Now

Dear Colleagues A reminder that the cutoff date for room reservations at the conference venue, the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel, is January 31 – but the supply of rooms is not limitless!  You might want to use the link at the bottom of this message in the next couple of days.   The room rate is […]

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And This is Why You Should Attend

Ten Reasons Why ESS 2017 Will Be the Best Conference You Attend this Year  1.      Kathleen Blee, this year’s Robin Williams, Jr. lecturer, will be talking with Angela King, a former skinhead and now Co-Founder and Deputy Director of Life After Hate, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people who wish to leave extremist groups […]

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