Newsletter Announcements

                                          New Books                                          Buchholz, Larissa. 2022. The Global Rules of Art. The Emergence and Divisions of a Cultural World Economy. Princeton University Press. A trailblazing study of the emergence of a global cultural field and the different ways in which artists from formerly colonized or peripheral locations become valued worldwide. Prior to the 1980s, the postwar canon of so-called “international” contemporary art consisted almost … Continue reading Newsletter Announcements

Winter 2022 Announcements – Articles, Books, Conferences and Symposia

New Articles Jack, Anthony Abraham, and Zennon Black. 2022. “Belonging and Boundaries at an Elite University.” Social Problems 18. DOI: 10.1093/socpro/spac051. Liang, Yingjian. 2022. “Different Time Frames, Different Futures: How Disadvantaged Youth Project Realistic and Idealistic Futures.” Social Problems. DOI: 10.1093/socpro/spac053. Mijs, Jonathan J.B. 2022. “Organizing a Weak Anti-prison Movement? Surrogate Representation and Political Pacification at a Nonprofit Prison Reentry Organization.” Race and Space (Research … Continue reading Winter 2022 Announcements – Articles, Books, Conferences and Symposia

2023 ASA Culture Section – Call for Award Nominations

Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book Book authors may nominate a book published in the calendar year 2022. Authors must be section members to be eligible. Each member of the committee requires: [1] a copy of the book (hard copies preferred), and [2] a two paragraphs-long self- nomination letter written by the author providing a synopsis and outlining the book’s contributions to the sociology of … Continue reading 2023 ASA Culture Section – Call for Award Nominations

Our Editors!

Man Yao is a PhD candidate of sociology at Ohio State University. Her research interests include gender inequality, cultural sociology, and sociology of education. Her dissertation uses the culture and cognition perspective to examine how people in the U.S. perceive the gender meanings of unfamiliar Chinese names and its real-life consequences. In another line of research, she uses large-scale survey data to document progress and … Continue reading Our Editors!

Sound Study Recruitment

Alessandra Lembo, PhD (University of Chicago) Is cultural experience structured? Is there a structure to cultural experience? If yes, can we map its underlying structure? These are two questions that interest me and motive my article in Sociological Forum, “He Heard, She Heard: Toward a Cultural Sociology of the Senses.” In that study, I developed a novel interview technique designed to facilitate the description of … Continue reading Sound Study Recruitment

ASA 2022 Culture Section Session Schedule

(Please note that all of the times below are in Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). 1. The Racial Politics of Culture? Critical Perspectives from Cultural Sociology  Sat, August 6, 8:00 to 9:30am, LACC, Floor: Level 2, 303B What is the relationship between the cultural and the racial? What political factors and social forces shape the racial politics of culture? How are processes of distinction, consumption and … Continue reading ASA 2022 Culture Section Session Schedule