Didactic Seminars keep sociologists abreast of recent scholarly trends and developments. Experts considered to be at the forefront of a given field are invited by the Program Committee to conduct these sessions. Seminar leaders will present materials to explain specialized developments within their topic areas.
Attendance at each Didactic Seminar is limited to 50 registrants. Prepaid registration is required; fees are noted below. Just indicate your seminar choice(s) on the Events & Services portion of the registration form and return it with your fee payment and Annual Meeting registration, using the form in this newsletter or the on-line version.
Seminar topics and times are listed below.
Basics of Regression Modeling
Roger Wojtkiewicz, Ball State University
Sunday, August 19, 8:30-11:30 a.m. (Fee: $25)
Combining Qualitative and Quantitative Methods: Making the Right Choices
David Morgan, Portland State University
Saturday, August 18, 2:30-4:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Charles Ragin, Northwestern University
Monday, August 20, 10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Computer-Assisted Software for Qualitative Data Analysis
Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Boston College; Ray Maietta, Research Talk, Inc.
Monday, August 20, 8:30 a.m.- to 12:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Designing and Implementing Large Scale, Comparative, Qualitative/Ethnographic Research
Kathryn Edin, Northwestern University; Laura Lein, University of Texas, Austin
Monday, August 20, 2:30-4:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Doing Qualitative Analysis with Computer-Assisted Software: An Introduction
Sharlene Hesse-Biber, Boston College; Denise Leckenby, Boston College; Ray Maietta, Research Talk, Inc.
Sunday, August 19, 8:30-10:10 a.m. (Fee: $25)
Event History Analysis
Nancy Brandon Tuma, Stanford University
Saturday, August 18, 10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Latent Trajectory/Growth Curve Analysis
(co-sponsored by the Interuniversity Consortium for
Political and Social Research and the ASA Section on
Kenneth A. Bollen, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Friday, August 17, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
(Fee: $100 Methodology Section members; $60 students,
New Methods of Representing Social Networks
Linton C. Freeman, University of California, Irvine
Tuesday, August 21, 10:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Reader/Writer Partners: Publishing for Junior Scholars (co-sponsored with the Association of Black Sociologists)
Franklin Wilson, American Sociological Review; Ronald Taylor, Race and Society; Christine Bose, Gender & Society; Anthony Orum, City & Community
Saturday, August 18, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon (Fee: $25)
Spatially Intergrated Social Science
Michael F. Goodchild, University of California, Santa Barbara; Richard P. Appelbaum, University of California, Santa Barbara; John R. Logan, University at Albany
Monday, August 20, 8:30 a.m.-12:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)
John Fox, McMaster University
Monday, August 20, 2:30-5:30 p.m. (Fee: $25)
Urban Ethnography and Multi-Media Approaches
Samuel Heilman, Queens College and the Graduate Center, City University of New York
Sunday, August 19, 2:30-4:10 p.m. (Fee: $25)