The Cultural Sociology Research Cluster in the Canadian Sociological Association and the CSA 2017 Annual Meeting

  Allyson Stokes & John McLevey, University of Waterloo In 2013, the Canadian Sociological Association (CSA) started facilitating the creation and operation of official “research clusters.” Unlike ASA sections – which have been around far longer – the research clusters are managed very informally. Most do not have elected positions or subcommittees, and only a few offer scholarly awards or recognitions. The Sociology of Culture / … Continue reading The Cultural Sociology Research Cluster in the Canadian Sociological Association and the CSA 2017 Annual Meeting

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

2017 Culture Awards: Committees & Calls

2017-culture-award-committees (PDF version) 2017 Culture Award Committees—Call for nominations The Sociology of Culture Section’s Mary Douglas Prize for Best Book Section members, authors, or publishers may nominate books published in 2016 or 2017. Self-nominations are welcome. Authors must be members of the Culture Section. Send a nominating letter, including a description of the book and its significance, to each of the committee members. Books that … Continue reading 2017 Culture Awards: Committees & Calls

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”

“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)

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)

Two PT publishing/editorial assistant positions for students

Section CULTURE, newsletter and website of the ASA Culture Section seeks Editorial Assistant The editors of the Culture Section Newsletter are looking for a web-literate publishing graduate student assistant for the 2015-16 academic year. Duties include assistance with website maintenance, newsletter layout, copyediting and possibly other small administrative tasks. Experience with WordPress platforms is a plus. More substantive responsibilities are possible depending on student assistant’s … Continue reading Two PT publishing/editorial assistant positions for students