Junior Theorists Symposium

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS 2017 Junior Theorists Symposium   Montreal, Quebec, Canada August 11, 2017   SUBMISSION DEADLINE: February 20, 2017   We invite submissions of extended abstracts for the 11th Junior Theorists Symposium (JTS), to be held in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on August 11th, 2017, the day before the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA). The JTS is a one-day conference featuring the … Continue reading Junior Theorists Symposium

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)

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

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

Working Group: Ethnography/Critical Realism

Call for Applications Professor Claire Decoteau of Chicago Department of Sociology invites applications for Working Group on Ethnography and Critical Realism in January, 2016 in Chicago, Illinois. The Working Group will explore the following questions. Is critical realism a useful approach to ethnographic discovery and explanation? What might critical realism lend in terms causal explanations in ethnography? Does it help us to link the macro and the micro? … Continue reading Working Group: Ethnography/Critical Realism

Identities and the Cities: Urban Transformations, Transition and Change in Urban Image Construction

Photo Peter Statmatov Fourth Euroacademia Forum of Critical Studies to be held in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy,23 – 24 October 2015 Deadline: 20 September 2015 Panel Description: Elasticity of the label identity accommodates everything that does and does not surround us, thus finding its place in every discourse on making and re-making, invention and re-invention, destruction and construction. Every transition is synonymous with said processes, be … Continue reading Identities and the Cities: Urban Transformations, Transition and Change in Urban Image Construction

Call for Papers: Cultural Sociology Working Papers Series

 Photo Peter Stamatov Greetings! In anticipation of this year’s ASA meeting, we at the Cultural Sociology Working Papers Series would like to reissue our call for papers. Conference papers are especially welcome. Cultural sociology has seen a remarkable efflorescence in the last decade. Scholars in the field have reinvigorated meaning-centered analysis in the discipline, studying topics as diverse as economic behavior, political processes, social movements, … Continue reading Call for Papers: Cultural Sociology Working Papers Series