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Mini-conference on Culture and Cognition

Call for Papers Miniconference on Culture and Cognition Eastern Sociological Society Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown February 23-26, 2017 Research on the intersections of culture and cognition is an area of growing interest within sociology and other fields. The Eastern Sociological Society is once again sponsoring a miniconference on this topic to bring together scholars working in […]

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Mini-Conference on Digital Sociology

Mini-Conference on Digital Sociology Call for Abstracts Eastern Sociological Society 2017 Annual Meeting, Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Philadelphia, PA, February 23-26 The Eastern Sociological Society’s theme of “The End of the World as We Know It?,” references the rise of digital sociology in the following: “Technology is revolutionizing everyday life: powerful hand-held computers are ubiquitous, communications are […]

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Call for Submissions, The Committee on Community Colleges

The End of the World as We Know It? Sponsored by the Committee on Community Colleges 2017 Annual Meeting, Eastern Sociological Society February 23-26, 2017 Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  Papers, Invited Conversations and Workshops From one perspective, our community college terrain can be characterized as bleak as the world from which it emerges. […]

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Opt Out Option

Because many have not been receiving our emails and have been inquiring as to the reason, we are revamping our “opt out” option.  It seems that in most of the cases of missing announcements,  the Opt Out box was checked in our database — and we are not 100% certain whether those checks were inadvertent, […]

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Workshop Participants, ESS Committee on the Status of Women

The ESS Committee on the Status of Women (CSW) is soliciting participants for three separate workshops concerning the following topics:  1. How to construct tenure and promotion portfolio, 2. Strategies for effectively planning and completing a sabbatical 3. Surviving graduate school. We are organizing these workshops for the 2017 annual meeting. We are interested in […]

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Call for Papers, ESS Committee on the Status of Minorities

Multiple Future Identities: Representations of “Difference” in Popular Culture The ESS Committee on the Status of Minorities welcomes submissions for the regular paper session Multiple Future Identities:  Representations of “Difference” in Popular Culture. In considering the conference theme this year, the Status of Minorities Committee is interested in exploring the ways our identities are being […]

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Undergraduate Submissions for Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting

The End of the World as We Know It? 2017 Annual Meeting EASTERN SOCIOLOGICAL SOCIETY Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown February 23-26, 2017  Undergraduate Submissions Posters 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 […]

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Mini-conference on the Sociology of Food

2017 ESS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February 23-26 Sociologists are increasingly exploring “foodways,” food habits, and institutions from production through consumption.  The scholarly study of food invokes issues of gender, class, labor, and cultural/ethnic identities, and using food as a lens helps us understand these issues in new and richer ways.  We are seeing a […]

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Mini-conference on Border Controls, Increased Securitization, and Rapidly Changing Migration and Citizenship Policies

2017 ESS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February 23-26 “Our world is caught up in rapid but ambiguous change.”  This statement from the conference’s theme applies perfectly to issues concerning borders and citizenship.  Current events from around the world reveal no shortage of examples.  The Syrian refugee crisis is testing the elasticity of political and social […]

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Mini-conference on Race, Organizations, and the Organizing Process

2017 ESS Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, February 23-26 When researchers analyze race and organizations they primarily do so at the individual level. A person’s racial categorization influences their organizational experiences, such as by affecting their chances of accessing and receiving adequate employment, education, and healthcare. A body of sociological evidence confirms that organizations produce inequality […]

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