ESA’s Culture Network CFP (last day to submit)

Call for Papers 6th midterm Conference of the European Sociological Association’s Research Network Sociology of Culture (RN7) 16-18 November 2016, Exeter, United Kingdom “Emergent Culture” The ESA Research Network Sociology of Culture announces its 6th midterm conference, which will take place from 16-18 November 2016 at the University of Exeter, UK. The European Sociological Association’s Research Network on the Sociology of Culture provides a global … Continue reading ESA’s Culture Network CFP (last day to submit)

“Inventing the New: Innovation in Creative Enterprises”

  “Inventing the New: Innovation in Creative Enterprises” Northwestern University, April 8th and 9th, 2016 Organized by Claudio E. Benzecry and Pablo J. Boczkowski A Lambert Family Communication Conference Northwestern University – School of Communication   Where and how does innovation happen? Who are the key actors that translate what has been done before into something different? And what is the role of face-to-face interaction, … Continue reading “Inventing the New: Innovation in Creative Enterprises”

New Directions in Culture and Cognition (Conference Announcement)

PROGRAM: New Directions in Culture and Cognition, Saturday, March 19, 2016 (PDF version: ESS 2016 Program) Organizers: Karen A. Cerulo, Rutgers University Daina Cheyenne Harvey, College of Holy Cross 9:15-10:00AM: Welcome and Coffee 10:15-11:45AM: Theorizing Thought Presider: Wayne Brekhus, Department of Sociology, 312 Middlebush Hall, Columbia, MO 65211-6100, BrekhusW@missouri.edu Participants: 1) Karen Cerulo, Department of Sociology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ 08903, cerulo@rci.rutgers.edu Culture and … Continue reading New Directions in Culture and Cognition (Conference Announcement)

Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect

Alexandra Kowalski (Princeton & Central European University) Michèle Lamont was born in Toronto and raised in Québec, trained as a student in Ottawa and Paris, and as a scholar at Stanford and Princeton. She has been teaching at Harvard University since 2002, where she is currently the Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies, Professor of Sociology and African and African American Studies, and Director … Continue reading Q&A with Michèle Lamont, ASA President-Elect

CFP: Professionals and the Professions in the Developing World

Call for papers Special issue of the Sociology of Development on Professionals and the Professions in the Developing World—also see attached PDF (from Nitsan Chorev) Nitsan Chorev and Andrew Schrank, Brown University, Editors Professionals and the professions loom large in developing societies and are indispensable to the development process. Schools need teachers, hospitals need doctors, industrialization involves engineers, democracies depend on journalists, and the rule … Continue reading CFP: Professionals and the Professions in the Developing World

116th Street Festival A Photo Essay by Manolo Guzmán-Estavillo (Marymount Manhattan College) The 116th Street Festival in New York City is held the Saturday before the Puerto Rican Day Parade (second Saturday of June), and takes place in El Barrio considered by many the geographical focus of Puerto Rico in NYC, despite Puerto Rican relocation across the city and the influx of new populations, such … Continue reading

Streets and Parks of Madrid Photographs by Peter Stamatov (NYUAD and U. Carlos III, Madrid)     With thanks to the people of Crisol Street Photography for their fellowship and infectious enthusiasm.–P. Stamatov   Click on a picture to access the slide show   Peter Stamatov is Associate Professor of Social Research and Public Policy at New York University Abu Dhabi and Distinguished Researcher at … Continue reading

“Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?”–CFP (Jan 30, 2016)

“Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?” Mini-Conference of the Comparative Historical Sociology Section, Friday, August 19, 2016 Seattle, Washington. Submission deadline for paper proposals: January 30, 2016 The Comparative Historical Sociology section of the American Sociological Association and the Equality Development and Globalization Studies (EDGS) program at Northwestern University are pleased to announce a mini-conference entitled “Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?” The conference will take place August 19th, 2016 at … Continue reading “Can Comparative Historical Sociology Save the World?”–CFP (Jan 30, 2016)

A Message from Michele Lamont–CF Proposals ASA 2017

Dear friends and colleagues from the Culture section  The thematic description of the 2017 ASA meetings in Montreal is finally out.  http://www.asanet.org/AM2017/program_information.cfm Unsurprisingly, our field of specialization structures the agenda. I expect that we will receive a number of session proposals from section members. The program committee looks forward to hearing from you.  The deadlines are posted on the website. With my best, Michèle Michèle … Continue reading A Message from Michele Lamont–CF Proposals ASA 2017

CFP Food Systems and Health (Jan 15)

Volume 18 of Advances in Medical Sociology Food Systems and Health Brea L. Perry, Series Editor Sara Shostak, Volume Editor This is a call for proposals for Volume 18 of Advances in Medical Sociology, which will focus on the broad consequences of food systems for both individual and population health. Additional information about the aims and scope of the volume is provided below. Articles may … Continue reading CFP Food Systems and Health (Jan 15)