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Exciting new tour opportunity at ESS2017

The Think Tank, an advisory arm of the Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program, invites ESS attendees to participate in a workshop on “Criminal Justice Reform in the Era of Mass Incarceration” on Saturday, February 26, 2017. Those attending will gather at the conference site and be ready to depart at 7:15 am to process in to the Graterford Correctional […]

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Conference Hotel for Annual Meeting

(This information is also on the ESS website (essnet.org) under Annual Meeting/Hotel Information) The conference hotel is the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown.  Hotel room rate is $169 plus taxes per night for a standard single or double; $189 plus taxes for a triple. The meeting itself runs from February 23-26, 2017. ESS gets access to meeting space […]

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Undergraduate Posters Due

Reminder:  Undergraduate Posters due December 15th. As has been the tradition, the standard method of presentation for undergraduates will be posters that will be displayed in several separate sessions during the heart of the conference. Undergraduates interested in participating should submit their poster themes using the Abstract Submission System available on the ESS website (https://www.meetingsavvy.org/ess/frmLogin.aspx). Please […]

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Statement on the Election of Donald J. Trump as President

Statement on the Election of Donald J. Trump as President The democratic process has taken its course; Donald J. Trump has been elected our next president.  His victory in the Electoral College clearly establishes his presidency, but his significant loss in the popular vote underscores the deep divisions that scar the country. While we recognize […]

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Abstract System to close on October 15th

A reminder that the Abstract System will close  on October 15th.  Often in the past we have extended the deadline; therefore, we wanted to warn you that it is going to be a firm shut-off this year.  So for those who procrastinate (and who doesn’t?), the time for action is now! The shut-off re: Undergraduate Posters remains December […]

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Panelist Call, Committee on Grad Ed Workshop, digital identity

Best Practices For Cultivating And Maintaining A Professional Digital Identity The Graduate Education Committee seeks participants for a workshop on maintaining a professional online identity.  The intended audiences for this session are graduate students and recent PhD’s who are interested in learning how a professional digital identity can benefit them on the job market and […]

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CFP committee sponsored panel on Campus Climate

Call for Abstracts on “Examining the Role of Sociologists in Campus Climate Scholarship and Implementation” Paper session for 2017 Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. The session is sponsored by the Committee on the Status of Women. An increasing number of universities are implementing campus climate studies to assess their education and workplace cultures.  This panel […]

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Mini-conference: The Future of Pragmatism and Symbolic Interaction

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Miniconference: The Future of Pragmatism and Symbolic Interaction Eastern Sociological Society Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February 23 – 26, 2017 Scholars researching a variety of topics in different areas of sociological concern are increasingly drawing on pragmatist and interactionist traditions in new and exciting ways. We invite submissions pertaining to the broad range […]

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Mini-conference on Elites

A Mini-conference on Elites Studying Up in the 21st Century: Issues & Methods 2017 ESS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February 23-26 We live in a world of increasing inequality, in which political, economic, and social elites in the richer parts of the world command more wealth and power that at any other time in the […]

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2017 Award Nominations

ESS presents a number of significant awards at the Annual Meeting.  Nominations/applications for these awards are, for the most part, due at the end of October.  Specifics on each award, including criteria and nomination processes, are available on the website under “Awards” or available directly through the links below: The ESS Merit Award http://www.essnet.org/awards/ess-merit-award/   […]

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