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Special Events at a Glance

Friday, August 13
8:30 a.m. - Course on Human Research Protections in Sociology and the Social Sciences*
9:00 a.m. - Course on Teaching an AP-Level Course*
9:00 a.m. - Course on The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning*
10:00 a.m. - Course on Community-Based Research*
12:15 p.m. - Chair Conference*
6:30 p.m. - Opening Plenary Session on W.E.B. DuBois (co- sponsored by ABS, SSSP, and SWS)
8:30 p.m. - Welcoming Party

Saturday, August 14
10:30 a.m. - Orientation for First-time Attendees
12:30 p.m. - Plenary on Speaking to Powers: A Global Conversation
6:30 p.m. - Reception for International Scholars
6:30 p.m. - Section Receptions
7:30 p.m. - Public Address by Mary Robinson
6:30 p.m. - Section Receptions
9:30 p.m. - Departmental Alumni Night (DAN)

Sunday, August 15
7:00 a.m. - Community College Faculty Bagel Breakfast
10:30 a.m. - Special Session on Science Policy, National Priorities, and Opportunities for the Social Sciences
1:00 p.m. - Funding Opportunities Poster Session
4:30 p.m. - ASA Awards Ceremony and Presidential Address
6:30 p.m. - Honorary Reception
9:30 p.m. - Teaching Enhancement Fund Benefit Reception: Just Desserts

Monday, August 16
8:00 a.m. - Directors of Graduate Studies Conference*
9:00 a.m. - Data Resources Poster Session
12:30 p.m. - Plenary on Speaking to Publics: Limits and Possibilities
6:30 p.m. - Student Reception
6:30 p.m. - Section Receptions
7:30 p.m. - Public Address by Arundhati Roy
9:30 p.m. - Minority Fellowship Program Benefit Reception

Tuesday, August 17
7:00 a.m. - ASA Business Meeting
5:00 p.m. - Closing Plenary on the Future of Neoliberalism
7:30 p.m. - Closing Reception

* preregistration and fee payment required